Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #49

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1964
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/18398

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Bamor

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Roman War Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roman War Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Unknown Superman! Part I (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Dr. Drolic; Joe Brant; Mr. Grant; Strong Bear [Bamor]

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
The Unknown Superman! Part I
 
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #113 (September-October 1971)
 (80 Page Giant G87)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #10 ([June 1973?])
The Unknown Superman Part 2: The Secret of Strong Bear
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #125 ([May 1978?])
The Unknown Superman Part 2: The Secret of Strong Bear
Original
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 49, May 1964
This version
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 113, September-October 1971 (80-Page Giant Magazine, G87)

Synopsis

Dr. Drolic has a machine that will find the greatest unknown person in a given category. Lois uses it to find the greatest unknown super-person which leads her to Strong Bear.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"So long, Mom. We've got a big history exam today!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Varsity Vic

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Vic has an important history exam.

Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Shorty) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"That's nice!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor
Characters
Shorty

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Part II: The Secret of Strong Bear! (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Strong Bear [Bamor]; Dr. Drolc; Lana Lang (cameo); Superman

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #101 ([November 1964?])
Part II: The Secret of Strong Bear!

Synopsis

Lois learns the truth about Strong Bear.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Letters to Lois) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to Lois

Credits

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

Notes

Letters submitted by Rick Hutchins; Mary Ann Garvinowicz; Anna Savvides; Jane Kadonaga; Shelley Karol; Joyce M. Bakiun; Connie Gillett; Pat Flaherty.

Show/hide 8. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Capt. Storm) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Capt. Storm
Genre
War

Credits

Art
Irv Novick
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Capt. Storm (DC, 1964 series) #1, on sale March 12

Show/hide 9. No title recorded Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. Lois Lane, Beauty Queen! (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Rex Koven; Perry White (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Superman

Credits

Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein

Synopsis

Lois Lane enters a beuty contest to try to get an interview with Rex Koven, a burglar-alarm manufacturer serving as a contest judge.

Show/hide 11. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superman; Action Comics; Adventure Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (100 Magnets) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Magnets
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (100 Toy Soldiers) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Toy Soldiers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Mike Marvel System) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mike Marvel System

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in Adventure Comics #320 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35092

Entry created

  • 24/11/2007

Cover added

  • 04/09/2019

Index completed

  • 04/09/2019

Last updated

  • 04/09/2019