Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #18

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1960
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15739

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man! (Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Astounding Man

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Show/hide 1. Free Speech -- Free for All! (Buzzy ) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen; humor; psa

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

inside front cover

Show/hide 2. The Star Reporter of Metropolis! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Mary Kenyon; Lucy Lane; Bad Man Brent; Dolly Day

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein or Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

Lois befriends a young girl who wants to be a reporter but soon she's being out scooped.

Notes

Martin O'Hearn's textual analysis indicates this story was written by Robert Bernstein. However Allen Ross has pointed out that an autographed copy exists signed by Otto Binder.

Show/hide 3. Can You Find 7 Fish (Play Boxes) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Play Boxes

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel

Notes

puzzle page

Show/hide 4. The Sleeping Doom! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lucy Lane; "Slinky" Sam

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
The Sleeping Doom!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([July 1965?])
The Sleeping Doom!
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([July 1965?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([July 1965?])
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14 (September 1965)
The Sleeping Doom!
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14 (September 1965)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #7 ([June 1970?])
The Sleeping Doom
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #7 ([June 1970?])
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #179 (October 1976)
The Sleeping Doom!
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #179 (October 1976)
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #119 ([May 1977?])
The Sleeping Doom
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #119 ([May 1977?])
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #119 ([May 1977?])
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1978 series) #19 ([March 1981?])
The Sleeping Doom
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1978 series) #19 ([March 1981?])
From GCD
in 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14 (September 1965)
in Superman Family, The (DC, 1974 series) #179 (October 1976)
Original
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 18, July 1960
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #18 (July 1960)
 
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #18
Printed in
80 Page Giant Magazine 14, September 1965
This version
Superman Family 179, October 1976

Synopsis

Lois Lane must stay awake until Superman returns from space or she will be taken over by an alien being.

Notes

Plot gimmick lifted from Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Writer credit via Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 5. "I'll fill up the tub for a nice hot bath!" (Shorty) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Letters to Lois Letters page, 1 page

Credits

Art
Al Plastino
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Astounding Man of Roxnon; Oogamooga; Geena

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel or Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino?

Reprint history

Based on
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([September 1965?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
Printed in
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([September 1965?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
From GCD
in Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963)
 
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #18 (July 1960)
Original
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 18, July 1960

Synopsis

An alien superman comes to Earth and asks Lois to marry him.

Notes

Textual analysis by Martin O'Hearn indicates this story was written by Jerry Siegel. However Allen Ross has pointed out that an autographed copy by Otto Binder exists.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32183

Entry created

  • 13/07/2007

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010

Last updated

  • 30/09/2008