Superman #61
(February-March 1950)

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Price
0.10 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Simcoe Publishing and Distributing Co.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
?
Color
Colour
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.

Issue Notes

Issue number on cover, not in indicia. Equivalent American issue published in November-December 1949. All credits for issue from GCD indexes for original publications.


Does Superman Prefer Lois Lane as a Blonde, Brunette or Red-Head? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints

How to Be a Sports Announcer (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Stern
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers.

The Prankster's Radio Program! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Prankster (villain); Lois Lane
Synopsis
The Prankster takes over Superman's radio show--and Superman has to fill 24 hours of radio time himself!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page count of story given in original index as 10, but pages are numbered 1 to 12 here, assumption is that the page count of the original index is incorrect.

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

Willy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeepers - this turned out to be some swell party!
Genre
humour
Characters
Willy
Synopsis
Willy goes to a party and fills his pockets with treats.
Reprints
  • from ? (DC, ? series) #?

The Desperadoes of Doom! (Table of Contents: 4)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante; Stuff; The James Boys (villains, dream); The Dalton Brothers (villains, dream); Crazy-Gun Crawley (villain, dream); Billy the Kid (villain, dream)
Synopsis
Vigilante hallucinates battles with the greatest villains of the Old West.
Reprints

The Courtship of the Three Lois Lanes! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Peggy Wilkins (introduction, Lois Lane's roommate); Lois Lane; Bill Smith; Perry White
Synopsis
Lois decides Superman might be more likely to fall in love with her if she changed her hair color.
Reprints

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

Sunshine Nelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Callahan ?
Pencils
Jack Callahan ?
Inks
Jack Callahan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's me!
Genre
humour
Characters
Sunshine Nelly
Synopsis
Sunshine Nelly looks after a little boy unaware that he has measles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack Callahan credit based on other Sunshine Nelly pages being credited to him.

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Does Superman Prefer Lois Lane as a Blonde, Brunette or Red-Head?
    Superman
  2. 1. How to Be a Sports Announcer
  3. 2. The Prankster's Radio Program!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Jeepers - this turned out to be some swell party!"]
    Willy
  5. 4. The Desperadoes of Doom!
    Vigilante
  6. 5. The Courtship of the Three Lois Lanes!
    Superman
  7. 6. ["That's me!"]
    Sunshine Nelly
  8. 7. Tops in Comics!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas