Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #3

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14500

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Lois Lane Adopts a Super-Baby! (Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superbaby

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Al Plastino ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

From GCD
in Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)

Notes

Showcase reprint credits Plastino on Inks.

Show/hide 1. Are You a Litter-Bug? (Little Pete) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Children
Characters
Little Pete

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Jack Schiff ? (Plot)
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Notes

inside front cover; no dialogue

Show/hide 2. The Rainbow Superman (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #1 ([September 1958])
The Rainbow Superman
 
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #1 ([September 1958])
 (The Rainbow Superman)
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #8 (Winter 1964)
The Rainbow Clark Kent
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #51 ([February 1966])
The Rainbow Superman
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #51 ([February 1966])
 (The Rainbow Superman)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #7 ([July 1966?])
The Rainbow Clark Kent
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #7 ([July 1966?])
From GCD
in Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #8 (Winter 1963-64) [retitled there as "The Rainbow Clark Kent"]
in Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
 
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #3 (July-August 1958) [original title: "The Rainbow Superman"]

Synopsis

Superman smashes a crystalline meteor in space, but when he returns to Earth he begins to glow with a rainbow aura, and for some reason it happens every time Lois opens her mirror locket. Now he has to keep her from opening it when he is near her as Clark Kent, until the strange effect wears off.

Show/hide 3. Meet Space Ranger (Space Ranger) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Space Ranger
Genre
Science fiction; superhero

Credits

Art
Bob Brown
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1955 series) #15 [first Space Ranger story]

Show/hide 4. "There's that handsome fellow I've been wanting to meet all summer!" (Binny) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binny
Genre
Teen
Characters
Binny

Credits

Art
Irwin Hasen ?
Show/hide 5. The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Ronald Van Horton [Mark Benton]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #1 ([September 1958])
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
United States
Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #1 (Summer 1962)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #99 (February 1970)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #99 (February 1970)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #125 ([May 1978?])
The Man Who was Clark Kent's Double
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
From GCD
in Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #1 (Summer 1962)
in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #99 (February 1970)
in Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)

Synopsis

Lois is on the trail of a modern-day Robin Hood when she meets Mark Benton, who is a double for Clark Kent. It turns out Benton is hiding two secret identities; he is the Robin Hood, and he's also the wealthy Ronald Van Horton.

Show/hide 6. "How about a date tonight, Cora?" (Cora the Car Hop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cora the Car Hop
Genre
Teen
Characters
Cora; Al

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. Famous Newspaper Firsts Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Oddities in Romance) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Oddities in Romance
Genre
Fact

Credits

Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?

Synopsis

origins of various bridal customs

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Read 'Em and Laugh) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Read 'Em and Laugh
Genre
Humor

Credits

Author
Art
? (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

page of jokes

Show/hide 10. Lois Lane and the Babe of Steel (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Superbaby and as Clark Kent]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
Lois Lane and the Babe of Steel
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
Lois Lane and the Babe of Steel
From GCD
in Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)

Synopsis

When Superman travels to the past to retrieve his super-baby booties, Superbaby is transported to the present and falls into the hands of Lois Lane.

Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes (February 2008)

Show/hide 11. "Pardon me, I'm looking for Miss Farrell!" (Fran) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fran
Genre
Teen
Characters
Fran Farrell

Credits

Art
Irwin Hasen ?

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32757

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Index completed

  • 16/11/2012

Last updated

  • 16/11/2012