Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #23

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16116

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Wife of Superman! (Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane Kent; Superman; Larry Kent; Carole Kent

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. The 10 Feats of Elastic Lass! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane [Elastic Lass]; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; the Wrecker; Lana Lang; Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

From GCD
in Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #2 (Summer 1963)

Synopsis

Lois borrows Jimmy Olsen's serum and becomes Elastic Lass so she can catch the Wrecker, who has been blowing up statues around Metropolis.

Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. One panel of this story is reprinted in The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #169.

Show/hide 2. Our American Heritage Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction
Characters
William Penn; Tom Paine; Emma Lazarus; John Peter Zenger; Harriet Tubman

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

From GCD
in Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #105 (October 1970)

Synopsis

historical quiz

Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Show/hide 3. Watch for the Second Superman Annual! (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2

Show/hide 4. Janie (Janie) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Sorry I can't go out tonight, Sandy!"

Featuring

Feature
Janie
Genre
Teen
Characters
Janie; Sandy; Fulton J. Haspen
Show/hide 5. Untitled Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Statement of October 1, 1960 Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 458,000 Owner: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld; S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Show/hide 6. The Curse of Lena Thorul! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Lena Thorul (introduction, Luthor's sister); Perry White; Lucy Lane

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #6 ([May 1961?])
The Curse of Lena Thorul
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #11 (June 1965)
The Curse of Lena Thorul
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #9 (January 1966)
The Curse of Lena Thorul!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #8 ([November 1966?])
The Curse of Lena Thorul
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #23 (February 1961)

Synopsis

Strange events lead Lois to believe that librarian Lena Thorul is the reincarnation of a witch put to death in the seventeenth century. However, Superman learns that Lex Luthor is trying to scare Lois off because he fears that she may discover that Lena is Luthor's sister, and he doesn't want anyone to know -- not even Lena.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 7. Varsity Vic (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Vic came in third."

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Teen

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Letters to Lois) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters to Lois

Credits

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils
Al Plastino ? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters submitted by Anthony Guarino; Vicky Lang; Frank Santora; Barney Ketchum; Matilda Grey

Show/hide 9. The Wife of Superman! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane Kent; Superman; Larry Kent; Carole Kent; Lana Lang; Perry White

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #8 ([November 1961?])
The Wife of Superman!
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #86 (October 1968)
The Wife of Superman!
 
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #86 (October 1968)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #6 ([June 1969?])
The Wife of Superman
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #120 ([July 1977?])
The Wife of Superman
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #120 ([July 1977?])
From GCD
in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #86 (October 1968)
 
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #23

Synopsis

Lois is jealous because Lana has taken her old job and also flirts constantly with Superman (because no one knows Superman and Lois are married).

Notes

"Imaginary Story, third of a series" writer identification by Martin O'Hearn


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35156

Entry created

  • 25/11/2007

Cover added

  • 20/07/2015

Index completed

  • 21/05/2011

Last updated

  • 21/07/2015