(February 1965)

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
1964-12-24
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 World's Finest Comics #147 and copyright registration.


Superman's Secret Wife! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superboy puts out a fire at the Smallville Teen-Age Club which inspires them to start a project to educate people about fire prevention.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated July 1954.

Lois Lane's College Scoops (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Pete Ross (Flashback)
Synopsis
Lois tells the story of three scoops she got in college. Unknown to Lois, Superman had influenced all three scoops, even though they had not yet met.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

It is established in this story that Lois Lane and Pete Ross went to the same college.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Gary Benjamin; Frances Lux; Susan Bates; Rich Walls; "Gordion the Panthan"; C. Miller and R. M. Alejo; Glenn Barry.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1964
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc,. Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

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

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
Varsity Vic
Synopsis
After Vic changes a pretty girl's tire, her boyfriend comes out of hiding.
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Coming Your Way in '65 - The Greatest Superman Products Ever! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Secret Wife! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Circe; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Professor Phineas Potter; Lucy Lane; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Lois learns that Superman has secretly been married and tries to figure out who he had married.
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fingergirl of Death! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Roger "Rajah" Drake; Monk; Perry White
Synopsis
Lois Lane goes undercover as a mobster's moll to bring down Roger "Rajah" Drake. but Superman makes it appear that Drake has killed Jimmy, Perry, and Clark to convince her not to take on any more dangerous assignments.
Reprints

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

80 Page Giant Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Make It a Happy Holiday -- With the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Secret Wife!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!"
    Superboy
  3. 2. Lois Lane's College Scoops
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["Oh, oh - a damsel in distress"]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Superman; Action Comics
  9. 8. Coming Your Way in '65 - The Greatest Superman Products Ever!
    Superman
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Wife!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  12. 11. The Fingergirl of Death!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  13. 12. ["Readers... the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."]
    80 Page Giant Magazine
  14. 13. Make It a Happy Holiday -- With the Best in Comics!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Aurora; Gigantic Frankenstein
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