(January 1967)

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:
1966-11-08
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.


Hush Money, Sweet Lois -- Or Else! (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

Indexer Notes

Additional Wayne Boring pencils credit removed by Ted Watson.

Bad Luck for a Black Super-Cat! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Catwoman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; US President Lyndon B. Johnson
Synopsis:
Catwoman refuses to tell Lois how to change Superman back from his feline form, even after she is jailed. When Lana's father discovers a magical artifact that will grant one wish, Lana uses it to restore Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cat-aclysmic grenade; catacombs; Circe's wand; kryptonite cage; magical cats-paw; White House

Indexer Notes

This story is continued from the previous issue.

The Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Captain Action; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6465

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Do you find it messy holding the model while you paint it?

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Rob Deans of Secane, Pennsylvania

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

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

Presenting the Mag from SUPER! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Hush Money, Sweet Lois -- Or Else! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Perry White; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lucy Lane; Sam Lane; Ella Lane; Roger Madison
Synopsis:
Roger Madison tries to blackmail Lois Lane into marrying him, but it's not her shameful secret she's protecting - it's one of Superman's.
Keywords:
blackmail; dowry money; Pittsdale High School; Skyview Restaurant

Across the Jungle Rings the Cry -- B'wana Beast! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

B'wana Beast / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

He's "In"! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Dial H for Hero / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Champs Against Odds! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan
Synopsis:
Kids who are thinking about giving up in school are reminded of sports heroes who overcame great challenges by perseverance.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Mark Pellegrini; Joe Sloan; Barbara Carroll; Irene Vartanoff; Shelby Silver; Harry Weinstein; Karl Garcia; David Bernard; Richard Schichler; Dan Solia; Eddie Nugent; C.S.L.

An Epic Imaginary Tale Is Coming Your Way (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

20 Fathoms Under the Sea (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Adventures in the GI Joe Club with Andy and George / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hush Money, Sweet Lois -- Or Else!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Bad Luck for a Black Super-Cat!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. The Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero
    Captain Action; Ideal Toys
  4. 3. ["Do you find it messy holding the model while you paint it?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Presenting the Mag from SUPER!
    Superman
  7. 6. Hush Money, Sweet Lois -- Or Else!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  8. 7. Across the Jungle Rings the Cry -- B'wana Beast!
    B'wana Beast
  9. 8. He's "In"!
    Dial H for Hero
  10. 9. Champs Against Odds!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Lana
  12. 11. An Epic Imaginary Tale Is Coming Your Way
    Superman
  13. 12. 20 Fathoms Under the Sea
    Adventures in the GI Joe Club with Andy and George
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Allen Ross
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen