(October 1970)

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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Mar., June and Dec.
On-sale date
1970-08-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
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.


Death House Honeymoon (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-139
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Johnny Adonis; Thorn (inset)
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Death House Honeymoon! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Art Saaf; Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
N-138
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Thorn [Rose Forrest]; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; "Crazy" Collins; Johnny Adonis; Perry White; The 100
Synopsis
Johnny Adonis, a murderer on death row, asks Lois to marry him as his last request. The Thorn begins her assault against The 100, a powerful gang in Metropolis.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of the new Rose & the Thorn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-147

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Gregory Kent; Amy Iorio; Nicholas Pascale; Mark Abrams; Gary Skinner.

Night of the Thorn (Table of Contents: 3)

Rose and the Thorn / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thorn [Rose Forrest]; Detective Phil Forrest (flashback); Detective Daniel Stone; The 100; Vince Dennis
Synopsis
Rose Forrest becomes the Thorn to avenge her father's murder by The 100.
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Indexer Notes

Origin of the new Rose and the Thorn.

Our American Heritage (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Job Number
K-429
Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
William Penn; Tom Paine; Emma Lazarus; John Peter Zenger; Harriet Tubman
Synopsis
historical quiz

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1961.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death House Honeymoon
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. Death House Honeymoon!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Rose
  4. 3. Night of the Thorn
    Rose and the Thorn
  5. 4. Our American Heritage
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Benjamin Beck
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen