Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #4

DC Comics

United States

Published
September-October 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14621

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Super- Courtship of Lois Lane! (Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Super-Courtship of Lois Lane (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Z. Parker

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
The Super-Courtship of Lois Lane
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
Super-Courtship of Lois Lane

Synopsis

Trying to be helpful, Jimmy uses a doctored tape of Clark's voice to hypnotize him into proposing to Lois, but when Lois refuses Clark, he tries again as Superman. However, it's April Fools' Day, so Lois refuses Superman too, thinking it's just a joke.

Show/hide 2. A Ton of Laughs... (Lois Lane) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for the following issue, featuring "The Fattest Girl in Metropolis"

Show/hide 3. Know Your Pet! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction
Characters
Jimmy; Jimmy's mom; Rags (dog)

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Lou Cameron
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Show/hide 4. "I made some chili today, Cora." (Cora the Car Hop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Cora the Car Hop
Genre
Teen
Characters
Cora

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 5. Lois Lane, Working Girl (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Ron Harris; Jed Brant; Joe Hogg

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
Lois Lane, Working Girl
 
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([May 1966?])
Lois Lane, Working Girl
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #2 (2008)
Lois Lane, Working Girl

Synopsis

Lois is offered a starring role as a working girl in a play, but the director thinks she needs some practical experience, so he gets her a job in a pretzel factory. The foreman there resents Lois because she was hired in place of his girlfriend, so he tries to get her fired, and Superman has to help her keep her job.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 6. "Sorry, Elmer, I can't make it tonight!" (Peg) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Teen
Characters
Peg; Elmer

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Chuckle Box) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Chuckle Box
Genre
Humor

Credits

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

Notes

page of jokes

Show/hide 8. Annie Oakley Gets Her (Super) Man (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3 ([March 1959])
Annie Oakley Gets Her (Super) Man

Synopsis

Lois gets amnesia and thinks she's Annie Oakley.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32771

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Index completed

  • 14/08/2017

Last updated

  • 14/08/2017