(April 1972)

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Volume
15
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly Sept.)
On-sale Date
1972-02-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk; Ethan C. Mordden (Assistant Editor)
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 Comic Reader #81.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Oksner; Murphy Anderson (Superman head)
Inks
Bob Oksner ?; Dick Giordano ?; Murphy Anderson (Superman head)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
D-809
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Thorn; Julie

Indexer Notes

Possible Oksner or Giordano inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer listed Murphy Anderson as cover inker, but he only redrew Superman's head, which was company policy in this period.

Everything You Wanted to Know about Lois Lane* *But Were Afraid to Ask! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Vince Colletta; Murphy Anderson (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
D-758
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Julie Spence; Jack Foster; Marsha Mallow; Kristin Cutler; Rose Forrest (cameo)
Synopsis
Returning to Metropolis several weeks after her sister's death, Lois quits her job at the Daily Planet so that she can work freelance on important stories. She also tells Superman that they are finished, and moves into an apartment with three roommates.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Anderson inking on Clark Kent/Superman and Jimmy Olsen faces.

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Ross Andru (logo illustration)
Inks
Mike Esposito (logo illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
D-805

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Bob Rozakis; Illona R. Arywitz; Maria Torres; Frank C. Verzyl; Joe Peluso; Mike Flynn; Gerard Triano; Matt Graham.

Master Plan (Table of Contents: 3)

Rose and the Thorn / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Rich Buckler ?; John Calnan ?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
D-789
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thorn [Rose Forrest]; Lois Lane (cameo); Phil Forrest (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The Thorn tracks Lois Lane to her apartment while reflecting on a new battle plan against the 100 that will involve Lois and Superman.

Indexer Notes

Kanigher script per bio info as published in Robin Snyder's the Comics #8 (August 2001). Previous indexer credited Cary Bates.

Possible Calnan pencils per Nick Caputo. Buckler pencils per previous indexer. Kurt Mitchell incorrectly credited Werner Roth. Colletta inks per Kurt Mitchell and confirmed by Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Mike Esposito.

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

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

The Amazing Brain Machine! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
D-831
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Superman robot; Lana Lang; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Lois and Lana each use a super-computer to try and learn how to get Superman to marry her.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lois Lane
  2. 1. Everything You Wanted to Know about Lois Lane* *But Were Afraid to Ask!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Rose
  4. 3. Master Plan
    Rose and the Thorn
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. The Amazing Brain Machine!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • James Zee
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen