(January 1963)

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
1962-11-15
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 Action Comics #295 and copyright registration.


The Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Professor Potter; Perry White; Roy Wilkins (test pilot)
Synopsis
Lois drinks a potion that makes her invisible so she can learn Superman's secret identity.

Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill in Comic Book Reading! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm ready, Vic!
Genre
teen
Characters
Vic

Lois Lane's Signal Watch! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Mike Kimbo; "Muscles" (Mike Kimbo's henchman and Superman look-alike); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Doc
Synopsis
Mike Kimbo and his gang trick Lois with a fake Superman signal watch.

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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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 Richard Nordquist; Joe Pedicino; Jim Watson; Lorraine Turner; Joseph Devine; Linda Love; Madelaine Eickles; Tommy Crawford; Andrew Koleszar, Jr.

Touchdown for Picasso! (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Stan; friend of Stan's; Biff Drake
Synopsis
Stan learns that even tough football players can appreciate the fine arts as well.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Red Kryptonite robs Superman of his powers. He decides to find out if Lois or Lana would still love him as a normal person.
Keywords
red kryptonite

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
I'll pick Nancy up and off we'll go...
Genre
teen
Characters
Jerry; Nancy
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  3. 2. The Invisible Lois Lane!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill in Comic Book Reading!
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  5. 4. Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. ["I'm ready, Vic!"]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. Lois Lane's Signal Watch!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. ["Hi, I'm Johnny DC..."]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  11. 10. Touchdown for Picasso!
  12. 11. The Girl Who Refused to Marry Superman!
    Lois Lane
  13. 12. ["I'll pick Nancy up and off we'll go..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  14. 13. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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