(May 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
1963-03-28
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman #161 and copyright registration.

Superman's Romance with Lana Lane! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Lana Lane

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Jerry; Jerry's father
Synopsis
Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated March 1967.

The Devil and Lois Lane! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lance Jason; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis
When Superman overhears Lois tell her college boyfriend, Lance Jason, that she would sell her soul to the devil for a chance to marry Superman, he decides to teach her a lesson and masquerades as Satan, offering Lois her dream marriage in exchange for her soul.
Reprints

Winners of Lois Lane Hair-Style Contest (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Varsity Vic / 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-oh, a damsel in distress.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Vic
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Super-Suitor of Soomar! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Super-Male [Irn Brimba]; Crystal Ganyrog; Superman (cameo)
Synopsis
Lois visits the planet Soomar where she meets a girl reporter much like herself, except that she resists the attentions of Soomar's super-hero, Super-Male.

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Bobby Pelzel; Herman Cummings; Janice Leeland; Fred Hunter; Cathy Willard.

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

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

Superman's Romance with Lana Lane! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Lana Lane
Synopsis
While visiting Superman's Fortress, Lois and Lana find a picture of Superman proposing to a girl who looks like both of them. He tells them the story, which they have forgotten, of how they were temporarily merged into one girl a few years earlier.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Romance with Lana Lane!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. The Devil and Lois Lane!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  4. 3. Winners of Lois Lane Hair-Style Contest
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Action Comics
  6. 5. ["Oh-oh, a damsel in distress."]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. The Super-Suitor of Soomar!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. Superman's Romance with Lana Lane!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
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