(May 1962)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale date
1962-03-27
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

On-sale date from ad in Superman #153 and copyright registration.


The Phantom Lois Lane! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Lana Lang

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Phantom Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Lana Lang; Lori Lemaris; Perry White (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Linda Lee Danvers [Supergirl] (cameo); Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Professor Vakox; Mon-El; one unnamed prisoner]
Synopsis
After Superman gives Lois and Lana brooches made of space metals, Lana sends Lois and Lori Lemaris into the Phantom Zone. But Superman realizes Lana is acting out of character and figures that the brooch must be responsible, destroys it, and frees Lois and Lori.
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Erin Farrell; Irwin Simner; Richard Haywood; Eugene Strebel; Mimi Becker; Stephen Faro; Paul Seydor.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Homer / 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
Look at him up on that high wire.
Genre
humor
Characters
Homer

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Candid Camera Kid! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Jerry Coleman ?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman
Synopsis
Lois goes undercover at a small-town newspaper to uncover a counterfeiting ring.
Reprints

Just One Second! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No, It's Superbaby! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow, look at that - a girl lifeguard!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jerry
Reprints

Lois Lane, Slave Girl! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Joe; Professor; Crassus; Petronius; Julia; Superman
Synopsis
Lois Lane is sent to ancient Rome by a "Time Bomb" used by criminals so she won't testify against them.
Reprints

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Tim and Mike learn to talk out their disagreements instead of fighting.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Phantom Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. The Phantom Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["Look at him up on that high wire."]
    Homer
  7. 6. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superman; Adventure Comics
  8. 7. The Candid Camera Kid!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc.
  11. 10. Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No, It's Superbaby!
    Superboy
  12. 11. ["Wow, look at that - a girl lifeguard!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  13. 12. Lois Lane, Slave Girl!
    Lois Lane
  14. 13. Time-Out for Talk!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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