Showcase Presents: Superman Family #2

DC Comics

United States.

Published
2008
Page count
524
Cover price
16.99 USD; 20.99 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/510552

Credits

Editing
Bob Joy (editor - collected edition)
Mort Weisinger (editor - original series)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Drew Moore
Show/hide 1. The Adventures of Private Olsen! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Notes

In book, inks credited to Stan Kaye.

Show/hide 2. Jimmy Olsen's Two Super Pals (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 3. Jimmy Olsen, the Bearded Boy (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 4. The Adventures of Private Olsen (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 5. The Forbidden Box from Krypton! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 6. The Jilting of Superman (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Tony Lester

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #10 (September-October 1957)
The Jilting of Superman
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #16 ([January 1958?])
The Jilting of Superman

Synopsis

Lois tries to make Superman jealous by pretending to be married to someone else.

Show/hide 7. The Sightless Lois Lane (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 8. The Forbidden Box from Krypton (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Synopsis

Lois discovers a box of Kryptonian artifacts that give her super powers.

Show/hide 9. The Gorilla Reporter! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 10. The Superman Hall of Trophies (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 11. The Gorilla Reporter (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 12. The Luckiest Boy in the World (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 13. The Day There Was No Jimmy Olsen! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 14. The Secret of the Superman Dummies (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 15. The Second Superboy (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 16. The Day There Was No Jimmy Olsen (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 17. The Bird Boy of Metropolis (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 18. The World's "Heavy Weight" Champ (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 19. Jimmy Olsen, Foreign Correspondent (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 20. The Birdboy of Metropolis (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 21. The Witch of Metropolis! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 22. The Bombshell of the Boulevards (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois LaFlamme; Jimmy Olsen; Count Armand de Foix

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

Lois disguises herself as actress Lois LaFlamme to try to get an interview with an ambassador.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. In book, script credited to Leo Dorfman.

Show/hide 23. Lois Lane, Super-Chef (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

Lois takes a job as a cook in a diner in order to be more attractive to Superman.

Show/hide 24. The Witch of Metropolis (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 25. The Outlaw Jimmy Olsen! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 26. The Boy from Mars (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 27. A Date with Miss Metropolis (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 28. The Outlaw Jimmy Olsen (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 29. The Boy Who Killed Superman! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 30. The Spendthrift and the Miser (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 31. The Boy Who Killed Superman (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 32. The Human Skyscraper (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Prof. Potter; "Wonders" Wilson

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Synopsis

When Prof. Potter gives Jimmy the wrong pill for a toothache, Jimmy ends up several stories tall, with the mind of a child. Trying to relieve Jimmy's toothache pain, Superman stumbles on to the very antidote necessary to reverse Jimmy's transformation.

Show/hide 33. Superman's Forbidden Room! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 34. Superman's Secret Sweetheart (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Polly Smith; Vera Stevens

Credits

Script
Bill Finger ?
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

Lois tries to help a lonely college girl gain acceptance with her classmates by setting her up as Superman's girl friend, and gets Superman to go along with the ruse.

Show/hide 35. Lois Lane in Hollywood (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; Daryl Zorne; Gilda Glamarr

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

Director Zorne is making a movie about Superman, and Superman, Jimmy, and Perry all play their own parts, but Lois is replaced by Gilda Glamarr. A series of accidents makes everyone believe that Lois is trying to spoil the movie shoot because she is jealous.

Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 36. Superman's Forbidden Room (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Rackets Williams; Dan Jones; Perry White

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #2 (May-June 1958)
Superman's Forbidden Room
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
Superman's Forbidden Room
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #33 ([March 1968?])
Superman's Forbidden Room

Synopsis

Rackets Williams and Dan Jones try to trick Lois into thinking that Dan is really Superman.

Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 37. The Amazing Spectacles of Dr. X! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 38. The Superman Book That Couldn't Be Finished (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 39. Jimmy Olsen's Super Pet (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Krypto

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Synopsis

Krypto turns up in Metropolis after years in space but is now in his old age. Superman rejuvenates him with a combination of kryptonite and mineral water.

Show/hide 40. The Amazing Spectacles of Doctor "X" (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 41. Lois Lane Adopts a Super-Baby! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superbaby

Credits

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

Notes

In book, inks credited to Plastino.

Show/hide 42. 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

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 43. 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

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #3 (July-August 1958)
The Man Who Was Clark Kent's Double
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
 
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

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 44. 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; also appears as Clark Kent]

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #3 (July-August 1958)
Lois Lane and the Babe of Steel
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
Lois Lane and the Babe of Steel

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

Script credit from Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 45. The Son of Superman! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 46. The Son of Superman (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 47. The Cub Who Cried Wolf (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 48. Superman's Greatest Enemy (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 49. The Super-Courtship of Lois Lane! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 50. 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

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #4 (September-October 1958)
Super-Courtship of Lois Lane
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
The 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 51. 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

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #4 (September-October 1958)
Lois Lane, Working Girl
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
Lois Lane, Working Girl
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #13 ([May 1966?])
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 52. 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

Synopsis

Lois gets amnesia and thinks she's Annie Oakley.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 53. The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Al Plastino

Notes

In book, inks credited only to Stan Kaye.

Show/hide 54. The E-L-A-S-T-I-C Lad (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Superman; "Silky" Smith [also as Prof. Bolton]

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Synopsis

When Jimmy accidentally exposes himself to a green substance from space, his entire body becomes like rubber. Hiding out as Elastic Lad in a freak show, Jimmy falls in with criminals who use his abilities to carry out their plots, but Jimmy turns the tables on them before his elastic abilities fade.

Show/hide 55. The Mad Hatter of Metropolis (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Notes

In book, script credited to Otto Binder.

Show/hide 56. The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Professor Dekker; Miss Jenkins

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #31 (September 1958)
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #12 ([April 1966?])
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
 
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #104 (September 1967)
The Boy Who Hoaxed Superman
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #3 ([September 1968?])
The Boy who Hoaxed Superman

Synopsis

Jimmy tries to trick Perry into giving him a raise by pretending to quit his job and getting his new identity hired to take his position.

Show/hide 57. The Jimmy from Jupiter! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 58. The Super Nose for News (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 59. The Rock 'n' Roll Superman (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 60. The Jimmy Olsen from Jupiter (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Edmund Willis; Barry Brand; Perry White; Vince Regan; Jeff Wacker; Dr. Wilmington

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Synopsis

Jimmy agrees to be a test subject for a week for men from Jupiter. He is granted the ability to read minds, but is also turned into a green, scaly Jovian. He uses his abilities to compete for the Newsman of the Year, though he covers his appearance. Between scoops, Jimmy reads Clark Kent's mind and "hears" him think that he is Superman. Jimmy’s rival Vince Regan plans to expose Jimmy at the ceremony, but luckily a Jovian week is equal to 5 Earth days, and Jimmy has reverted to his old self by then. The Jovians declare the experiment a success and help Superman preserve his secret identity.

Show/hide 61. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 62. Superman's Greatest Sacrifice! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Dolores Drake; Perry White

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

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.

Show/hide 63. The Girl of 100 Costumes! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Joyce Van Ressler

Credits

Art
Al Plastino

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.

Notes

In book, pencils credited to Curt Swan.

Show/hide 64. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 65. The Human Flame-Thrower! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Show/hide 66. The Legends That Came to Life! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 67. The Lady-Killer from Metropolis! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 68. The Human Flame-Thrower! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Prof. Potter; Perry White; "Hot Shot" Holton

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Synopsis

An accident involving an experiment of Prof. Potter's gives Jimmy fire-breath. When he accidentally burns $1,000 meant for charity, Jimmy tries to use his abilities to raise replacement funds. In doing so, however, he draws the attention of "Hot Shot" Holton, who forces Jimmy to use his fire-breath to commit robberies. But Jimmy uses his fire-breath to signal Superman, and eventually douses his fire with mere water.

Show/hide 69. Lois Lane, Convict! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 70. The Amazing Superman Junior (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Professor Raskins; Robin; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Synopsis

Superman makes himself, Perry, Jimmy, and Robin look old in order to teach Lois a lesson, but then someone with super-powers shows up and claims to be Superman Junior.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 71. Lois Lane -- Convict (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

Lois takes a bribe and is forced into crime by Baldy Pate.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 72. Lieutenant Lois Lane, U.S. Army! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Major Wharton; Col. Parkins

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

Lois and Clark enlist in the Army for a month to get a story, but Lois's rank seems to go to her head, causing her to act like a bully toward everyone around her.

Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 73. Superman's Pal of Steel! (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Notes

In book, script credited to Otto Binder and inks credited to Creig Flessel.

Show/hide 74. Superman's Pal of Steel! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?

Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes. In book, inks credited to Ray Burnley.

Show/hide 75. The Underworld Journal (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 76. The Most Amazing Camera in the World (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Show/hide 77. The Girl Who Stole Superman's Heart! (Lois Lane) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Superboy; Lana Lang

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

In book, inks credited to Al Plastino.

Show/hide 78. Lois Lane's Kiss of Death! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jed Blanton; James Paxton; Pete Malloy

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #7 (February 1959)
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death!
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #4 ([June 1959])
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death
 
United States
Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #2 (Summer 1963)
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #2 ([June 1965?])
Lois Lane's Kiss of Death

Synopsis

After three men who have kissed Lois die under mysterious circumstances, she develops a reputation of being cursed.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 79. When Lois Lane Forgot Superman! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Dr. Zweikopfen; "Killer" King

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #7 (February 1959)
When Lois Lane Forgot Superman!
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #4 ([June 1959])
When Lois Lane Forgot Superman!

Synopsis

Lois has herself hypnotized to forget Superman ever existed -- but then she falls for Clark Kent.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn; later confirmed by Alvin Schwartz

Show/hide 80. The Girl Who Stole Superman (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superman; Superboy (flashback)

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #7 (February 1959)
The Girl Who Stole Superman
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #4 ([June 1959])
The Girl Who Stole Superman
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #3 (September 1964)
The Girl Who Stole Superman

Synopsis

Lana comes to stay with Lois when she becomes unemployed but Lois is convinced Lana is using her to get to Superman.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn


Notes

In the first print run, the splash page of "Superman's Secret Sweetheart" is followed by pages 2-8 of "Superman's Forbidden Room," and vice versa. The logo on the corrected edition is red and white instead of red and yellow.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36031

Entry created

  • 28/02/2008

Index completed

  • 12/09/2019

Last updated

  • 12/09/2019