(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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen