(February 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
1962-12-20
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 copyright registration.


When Lois Lane Hated Superman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Larry Kent

Hi Kids! I'm Your Friend, Johnny DC! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Girl Who Hated Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Larry Kent; Perry White; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Lori Lemaris (cameo); Circe (flashback)
Synopsis
On their third wedding anniversary, Lois discovers that Superman is keeping paintings of his old girlfriends hidden in a safe, but he won't tell her why, which threatens their marriage.

Indexer Notes

Imaginary story.

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

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in some November 1962 DC titles; later appears in May 1966 titles.

Lois Lane's Romance with Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Clark Kent [also appears as Superman]; Lana Lang; Perry White
Synopsis
A doctor advises Lois that her feelings for Superman are endangering her health and she should transfer her affections to another man, so she chooses Clark.

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

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

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

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 Michael E. Colby; Gloria Chittum; Linda Katz; Larry Gurwin; Douglas Bull; Paul Gambaccini; John Wright; Fred Bronson.

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Oh, officer! There's a man in my store who I believe is shoplifting!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey

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

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

The Kryptonian Courtship! (Table of Contents: 10)

Lois Lane / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Supergirl; Superman; Lori Lemaris; Krypto; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)
Synopsis
Supergirl gives Lois a Kryptonian invention that enables her to watch the courtship of Jor-El and Lara as it happened, and Lois decides to copy what worked for them as she pursues Superman.
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1962
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months; 490,000
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Lois Lane Hated Superman!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Hi Kids! I'm Your Friend, Johnny DC!
    Comicpac
  3. 2. The Girl Who Hated Superman!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  5. 4. Health Myths Debunked!
  6. 5. Lois Lane's Romance with Clark Kent!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. ["Oh, officer! There's a man in my store who I believe is shoplifting!"]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. The Kryptonian Courtship!
    Lois Lane
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Allen Ross
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen