(August 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:
1961-06-27
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 copyright registration.


Lois Lane's Super-Brain! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bizarro; Lois Lane
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lois Lane's Super-Brain! (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Professor Holt; Dr. Von Schmitt; Perry White; Garry Moore; Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro
Synopsis:
After tampering with Professor Holt's brain machine Lois gives herself super-intelligence, but also makes her head grow out of proportion with her body. She then tries to hide this mutation from everyone she meets.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.
Lois appears on the real-world television show "I've Got a Secret" (hosted by Garry Moore) in this story.
One panel from this story is reprinted in The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #169.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Look -- horse rides.
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete; Pete's dad

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Superboy; Action Comics; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At Last! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Battle of the Sisters! (Table of Contents: 8)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Bor-Jak (Kryptonian); Van-Zee (cameo); Sylvia (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lois is shocked when Superman asks Lucy Lane to marry him. She teams up with Jimmy Olsen to figure out what's really going on, and it turns out to be Bor-Jak, yet another Kandorian double for Superman.
Keywords:
Kandor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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 Joan Lee; Larry Mandell; Dennis Weil; Betty Makohan; Richard Gorsky; Bonnie-Jo Jacobson; Larry Gates; Joel Marks.

The Last Days of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 13)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; General Horton; Professor Van Hess; Dr. Jerrold; Sam Lane; Ella Lane
Synopsis:
Lois believes she's got less than a week to live due to radiation poisoning and tries to get stories that no other reporter would attempt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lois Lane's Super-Brain!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  3. 2. Lois Lane's Super-Brain!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Look -- horse rides."]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  7. 6. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  8. 7. At Last!
  9. 8. The Battle of the Sisters!
    Lois Lane
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  14. 13. The Last Days of Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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