(May 1964)

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:
1964-03-26
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 Adventure Comics #320 and copyright registration.


The Unknown Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend 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; Bamor

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

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

The Unknown Superman! Part I (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Dr. Drolic; Joe Brant; Mr. Grant; Strong Bear [Bamor]
Synopsis:
Dr. Drolic has a machine that will find the greatest unknown person in a given category. Lois uses it to find the greatest unknown super-person which leads her to Strong Bear.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
So long, Mom. We've got a big history exam today!
Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Synopsis:
Vic has an important history exam.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / 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:
That's nice!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Reprints:

Part II: The Secret of Strong Bear! (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Strong Bear [Bamor]; Dr. Drolc; Lana Lang (cameo); Superman
Synopsis:
Lois learns the truth about Strong Bear.
Reprints:

[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 Rick Hutchins; Mary Ann Garvinowicz; Anna Savvides; Jane Kadonaga; Shelley Karol; Joyce M. Bakiun; Connie Gillett; Pat Flaherty.

Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Lois Lane, Beauty Queen! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Rex Koven; Perry White (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Superman
Synopsis:
Lois Lane enters a beuty contest to try to get an interview with Rex Koven, a burglar-alarm manufacturer serving as a contest judge.
Reprints:

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Unknown Superman!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  3. 2. The Unknown Superman! Part I
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  4. 3. ["So long, Mom. We've got a big history exam today!"]
    Varsity Vic
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["That's nice!"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. Part II: The Secret of Strong Bear!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt...
    Capt. Storm
  10. 9. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  11. 10. Lois Lane, Beauty Queen!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  12. 11. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen