(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)

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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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