(July 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
1962-05-15
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 #154 and copyright registration.


The Wife of Superman's Foe! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Lex Luthor; Larry Luthor

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

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

[The Wife of Superman's Foe!] Part 1: The Bride of Luthor! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Luthor kidnaps Lois and takes her to another planet, but the inhabitants of that world use their powers to reform Luthor. After returning to Earth, Luthor is pardoned for saving the governor's life, and after he also saves Lois's life, she agrees to marry him before Superman can intervene.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Imaginary story.

Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Peg / 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
But Mother, Cousin Mildred isn't the type boys go for!
Genre
teen
Characters
Peg; Peg's mom; Cousin Mildred

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[The Wife of Superman's Foe!] Part II: The Son of Luthor! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane Luthor; Lex Luthor; Larry Luthor; Superman
Synopsis
Lois and Lex have a son who grows up to be a juvenile delinquent. The boy accidentally kills his father and Superman pursues him into space.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Imaginary story.

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

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 George McCready; Richie Ratzan; Charlotte Coleman; Stanley Chan; Paul Engert; Elaine C. Maier.

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

Ollie / 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
There! A beautiful display.
Genre
humor
Characters
Ollie

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Superman Says... "Be a Good Citizen!" (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman teaches two kids about picking up their toys and not littering.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Lois Lane, Millionairess (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; Perry White
Synopsis
When a rich amnesiac widow mistakes Lois for her long-lost daughter, it turns out to be a plot to lure Superman into a Kryptonite trap.

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

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

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

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
Young man--
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jerry; Jerry's dad
Reprints

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wife of Superman's Foe!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. [The Wife of Superman's Foe!] Part 1: The Bride of Luthor!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  4. 3. Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  6. 5. ["But Mother, Cousin Mildred isn't the type boys go for!"]
    Peg
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. [The Wife of Superman's Foe!] Part II: The Son of Luthor!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  10. 9. ["There! A beautiful display."]
    Ollie
  11. 10. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. Superman Says... "Be a Good Citizen!"
    Superman
  13. 12. Lois Lane, Millionairess
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  15. 14. ["Young man--"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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