(May 1966)

DC, 1958 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June and December
On-sale Date
1966-03-22
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 (credited); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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 copyright registration.


The Musical Murder of Superman! (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; Lex Luthor; Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits corrected by Ted Watson.

Watch Superman on Television! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Musical Murder of Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lexo [Lex Luthor]; Lola [Lois Lane]; Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Lexo and Lola steal the gifts at Superman Day.
Keywords
Kandor

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story, story continued from last issue.

Kat Korners The King (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

AMT Models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superboy Fans! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's tough living in a city apartment.
Synopsis
How to turn a roll-top desk into a workbench.

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in some November 1962 and in February 1963 DC titles.

Part II: Lola's Crime Rampage! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lexo [Lex Luthor]; Lola [Lois Lane]; Lana Lang; Ashley (butler, cameo); Superman
Synopsis
Lois Lane, in a fit of jealousy after she thinks Lana Lang is trying to steal her man, Lex Luthor, plots to destroy Superman by using a Kryptonian musical instrument, the lythre, in Luthor's next concert.
Keywords
Kandor; Mona Lisa painting; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story

Super-Hero Joins the Super-Freaks! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Part III: Lexo's Last Caper! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lexo [Lex Luthor]; Lola [Lois Lane]; Superman; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (cameo); Klavan; Merko; Randozzi
Synopsis
Superman stops Lexo and Lola but Luthor is killed in the process.

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story

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

Letters to Lois and Lana / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Ronnie Raney, Tammy Williams, Irene Vartanoff, Jack Baker, Amy Jenner, Hazel Thurston, Lisette Longet, and Susan David.

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

Peg / 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
How's the basketball, Tom?
Genre
teen
Characters
Peg; Tom
Synopsis
Tom's coach wants him asleep by 10 pm.

Here It Is -- (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

GI Joe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Watch the Show! Build the Kit! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Musical Murder of Superman!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Watch Superman on Television!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Musical Murder of Superman!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  4. 3. Kat Korners The King
    AMT Models
  5. 4. Superboy Fans!
    Superboy
  6. 5. ["It's tough living in a city apartment."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle
  9. 8. Health Myths Debunked!
  10. 9. Part II: Lola's Crime Rampage!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  11. 10. Super-Hero Joins the Super-Freaks!
  12. 11. Part III: Lexo's Last Caper!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Lana
  14. 13. ["How's the basketball, Tom?"]
    Peg
  15. 14. Here It Is --
    Inferior Five
  16. 15. ["This G.I. Joe's Star Jeep is just like the real thing, Andy"]
    GI Joe Club
  17. 16. Watch the Show! Build the Kit!
    Batman; Aurora
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