Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #5

DC Comics

United States

Published
November-December 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14734

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Fattest Girl in Metropolis! (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Superman's Greatest Sacrifice! (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 8.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Dolores Drake; Perry White

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3 ([March 1959])
Superman's Greatest Sacrifice
 
United States
80 Page Giant Magazine (DC, 1964 series) #3 (September 1964)
Superman's Greatest Sacrifice
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #5 (December 1958)

Synopsis

Lois meets heiress Dolores Drake who seems to be an exact double of her. Superman mistakes Dolores for Lois, and as Lois watches, he seems to prefer Dolores over the real Lois.

Notes

Writer credit from 80-Page Giant #3 (September 1964) reprint credits.

Show/hide 2. Look to the Stars! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Lou Cameron
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Bob and his friends are saved from being lost in the woods because Bob knows how to find Polaris, the North Star.

Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Show/hide 3. Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

House ad for the Superman family of comic books (Action Comics. Adventure Comics, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Superboy, Superman, World's Finest Comics) in the form of a rebus. Also includes cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #125.

Show/hide 4. "And this time, please watch your table manners, Johnny..." (Johnny and Janie) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnny and Janie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Janie; Johnny
Show/hide 5. The Girl of 100 Costumes! (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Joyce Van Ressler

Credits

Art
Al Plastino
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3 ([March 1959])
The Girl of 100 Costumes

Synopsis

Due to a minunderstanding, Lois thinks Superman will like her better if she changes her look frequently. She contrives to be dressed in many different and exotic outfits whenever Superman is supposed to be around, but he never notices.

Show/hide 6. "You've been fighting again, Herby?" (Linda and Larry) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Linda and Larry
Genre
Teen

Credits

Pencils
Harry Lampert ?
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Letters to Lois) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to Lois

Credits

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Art
? (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters submitted by Hank Weisinger; Joan Randall; Mrs. Jane Anthony; Lorna Vale; Thomas Emory

Show/hide 8. "Wait 'till you see what I got for my birthday!" (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 0.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 9. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Colby

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3 ([March 1959])
The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
 
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3 ([March 1959])
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1 ([August] 1960)
The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1 ([August] 1960)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #2 ([September 1962?])
The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #2 ([September 1962?])
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #77 (October 1967)
The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #77 (October 1967)
 (80 Page Giant G39)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #5 ([June 1968?])
The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #5 ([June 1968?])
 
United States
Giant Superman Annual #1 Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) #[nn] (June 1998)
The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
 
United States
Giant Superman Annual #1 Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) #[nn] (June 1998)
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #5 (November-December 1958) [as reprinted in Superman Annual #1]
 
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #5 (November-December 1958)
 
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #5
Original
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 5, November-December 1958
This version
Superman Annual 1, 1960

Synopsis

Professor Colby's ray turns Lois fat and she tries to keep Superman from seeing her.


Notes

First letters page this issue.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32778

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Index completed

  • 14/08/2017

Last updated

  • 14/08/2017