(April 1973)

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Volume
16
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (with the exception of Jan., March, July and Nov.)
On-sale Date
1973-02-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Robert Kanigher
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 #93.


Mental Murder! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (and logo design)

Job Number
R-205
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Clark Kent [Superman]
Reprints

The Mental Murder (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Izzo

Job Number
R-149
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jane Vixon; Boss-Lady Larue; Julie Spence; Kristen Cutler; Marsha Mallow
Synopsis
A female crime boss hires a psychic to uncover Superman's secret identity and Lois begins having strange inexplicable dreams of killing Clark Kent.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

Job Number
R-150

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Gerard Triano; J. Berger; G. Schragis; Edna Peden.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1972
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 232,067
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 264,817
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Warner Communications, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation

Nightmare Alley! (Table of Contents: 5)

Rose and the Thorn / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Izzo

Job Number
R-201
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thorn [Rose Forrest]; Detective Danny Stone
Synopsis
One of the men who killed Rose's father confesses to the crime, then sacrifices his life to save the Thorn.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mental Murder!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  2. 1. The Mental Murder
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  3. 2. ["Thank you, fans..."]
    Shazam
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois and Rose
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Nightmare Alley!
    Rose and the Thorn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
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