(November 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:
1963-09-26
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 #165.


The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record! (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; Clark Kent; Don Weeder

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
Lin Tan
Synopsis:
Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then discovers the bubonic plague in her home village.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; "From the Files of the World Health Organization"; published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S.

The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois Lane heads)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Don Weeder; Lana Lang; Perry White; Steve Allen (comedian); President John Kennedy (Photo on wall in story); Winston Churchill (Photo on wall in story); Nikita Krushchev (Photo on wall in story)
Synopsis:
Lois is furious when a novelty record mocking her relationship with Superman becomes a giant hit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A parody of a then current President Kennedy parody record by Vaughn Meader.

Per Bob Bailey, the inks on the Lois Lane heads is by Schaffenberger and the rest of the story is by Klein. This was a short-lived practice around 1963-1964 on special stories.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Girl with the Golden Arm! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Ace Bower; Jerry Lewis (cameo); Bob Hope (cameo); Prince Rainier of Monaco (cameo); Princess Grace (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lois goes on a crusade against gambling, but starts to win big money in Ace Bower's casino, which leads to an underworld attempt on her life.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Letters to Lois / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First two-page letter column; letters submitted by Alan Dean; John Bogusz; Gary Gerding; Mike Meridier; Chris Huba; Jean Swift; Mrs. Hope Buyukmikei; Gene Adams; Karen Ruck; Robert Fleischmann; John A. Lenfesty; Elva Evans; Reginald Gibson.

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

"Dear Dr. Cupid!" (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bill (the mailman)
Synopsis:
Lois gets a new assignment to replace the "Advise-the-Lovelorn" columnist, who has broken her leg. She gets the idea that Clark is writing anonymous letters describing his secret love for her, and she waits for him to propose so she can turn him down.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
There's Peg and a girl friend.
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Peg; Willy Jones
Synopsis:
Peg does her utmost not to notice Willy in his honking car.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Adventure Comics; Superman; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Here It Is, Fans-- (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Aurora; Frankenstein / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record!
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Your United Nations at Work
  3. 2. The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record!
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  6. 5. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  7. 6. The Girl with the Golden Arm!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  10. 9. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  12. 11. "Dear Dr. Cupid!"
    Lois Lane
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. ["There's Peg and a girl friend."]
    Peg
  15. 14. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Superman; Action Comics
  16. 15. Here It Is, Fans--
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Aurora; Frankenstein
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen