(April 1961)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale date:
1961-02-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #68, 77, 86, 95, 104)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Action Comics #274 and copyright registration.


The Perfect Husband! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Bart Lankwater; Roger Warner (Clark Kent double)
Reprints:

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Surprise! (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Ed Connor; "Rackets" Garson; Van-Zee; Sylvia
Synopsis:
Superman is baffled when Lois displays super powers, all is revealed when "Lois" is shown to be Sylvia of Kandor.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Cora the Car Hop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Here you are, sir.
Genre:
teen
Characters:
Cora; Al

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Children learn about the inventions and accomplishments of Native Americans.
Keywords:
Native Americans

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Perfect Husband! (Table of Contents: 6)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Bart Lankwater; Roger Warner [Clark Kent double]
Synopsis:
On the television show "People Are Whacky," a computer selects sportsman Roger Warner, a Clark Kent lookalike, to be Lois' ideal husband.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Character Bart Lankwater, host of the TV game show People Are Whacky, is a take-off on U.S. celebrity Art Linkletter, who hosted People Are Funny on radio and television.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Tommy Talley; Danny Rining; Ernest E. Reynolds; Joseph A. Kadels; John Rakowski; Charlotte Agusto; Phyllis Mayer.

The Sea Beasts from One Billion B.C.! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lois Lane... Traitor! (Table of Contents: 9)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Bizarro-Lois
Synopsis:
When the King of Pahla is nearly assassinated, all the evidence points to Lois as the murderer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Perfect Husband!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Super-Surprise!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. ["Here you are, sir."]
    Cora the Car Hop
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy
  6. 5. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  7. 6. The Perfect Husband!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. The Sea Beasts from One Billion B.C.!
    Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad
  10. 9. Lois Lane... Traitor!
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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