(November 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
1961-09-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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

Last 10 cent issue. On-sale date from ad in Superman #149 and copyright registration.


[The Irresistible Lois Lane!] (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; Green Arrow; Aquaman; Batman: Lana Lang; Superman (on poster)

Indexer Notes

Lana Lang's hair is miscolored blonde.

Still 10¢ (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lois Lane's Secret Identity! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane [Lorelei Larue]; Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Lana Lang; the Society Bandit [Tyrone Westmore]; Mr. Snyde
Synopsis
Lois goes undercover as Lorelei Larue to catch the Society Bandit. When Superman meets her, he falls in love with "Lorelei" and asks her to marry him a few days later. Lois figures out that Superman is being affected by Mr. Mxyzptlk's magic and tricks the imp into saying his name backwards.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
safety tips for bus riders

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The School for Scoops! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Nick Roker
Synopsis
Lois is asked to teach a journalism course at the University of Metropolis, and gangster Nick Roker sends two goons to enroll in disguise so they can kill her before she finds out too much about him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Babs / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Hy Rosen
Pencils
Hy Rosen
Inks
Hy Rosen
Colors
?
Letters
Hy Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All set for the beach picnic, Babs?
Genre
teen
Characters
Babs; Jerry
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Centre Coin Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / 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 Bill Schubert; Robert Hitsous; Duncan MacIvor; Pat Pollet; Bill Sarill; Kevin Stewart; Rhoda Leroy; Clementine Kenny; Jim Conkright.

The Irresistible Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Green Arrow; Aquaman; Batman; Lana Lang; Krypto; Perry White; Superman
Synopsis
Lois receives a secret signal to implement "Plan L," which will save Superman from a Kryptonite trap, but to conceal her true intentions, she must kiss three Justice League members, to the consternation of Lana Lang.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door...
Genre
teen
Characters
Peg; Bill
Reprints

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Irresistible Lois Lane!]
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Still 10¢
  3. 2. Lois Lane's Secret Identity!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Shake hands with a shark!"]
    Sea Devils
  6. 5. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders!
  7. 6. The School for Scoops!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. ["All set for the beach picnic, Babs?"]
    Babs
  10. 9. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superman; Adventure Comics
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Centre Coin Company
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  14. 13. The Irresistible Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  15. 14. ["Oh, Midge, the handsomest boy moved in next door..."]
    Peg
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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