Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #24

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16209

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Perfect Husband! (Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Bart Lankwater; Roger Warner (Clark Kent double)

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Test Your Talent (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Super-Surprise! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Ed Connor; "Rackets" Garson; Van-Zee; Sylvia

Credits

Script
?
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

Superman is baffled when Lois displays super powers, all is revealed when "Lois" is shown to be Sylvia of Kandor.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Cora the Car Hop) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Here you are, sir."

Featuring

Feature
Cora the Car Hop
Genre
Teen
Characters
Cora; Al

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colours
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Superman; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 5. A Salute to Our American Indians! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Jack Schiff

Synopsis

Children learn about the inventions and accomplishments of Native Americans.

Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Show/hide 6. The Perfect Husband! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Bart Lankwater; Roger Warner [Clark Kent double]

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colours
?
Letters
?

Synopsis

On the television show "People Are Whacky," a computer selects sportsman Roger Warner, a Clark Kent lookalike, to be Lois' ideal husband.

Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Character Bart Lankwater, host of the TV game show People Are Whacky, is a take-off on U.S. celebrity Art Linkletter, who hosted People Are Funny on radio and television.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (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 Tommy Talley; Danny Rining; Ernest E. Reynolds; Joseph A. Kadels; John Rakowski; Charlotte Agusto; Phyllis Mayer.

Show/hide 8. The Sea Beasts from One Billion B.C.! (Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colours
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

House ad for Showcase (DC, 1955 series) #31 (March-April 1961) featuring Aquaman.

Show/hide 9. Lois Lane... Traitor! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
John Forte
Colours
?
Letters
?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #1 ([June 1964?])
Lois Lane... Traitor!

Synopsis

When the King of Pahla is nearly assassinated, all the evidence points to Lois as the murderer.

Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
?
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Wilson Chemical Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chemical Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Body Building) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Body Building

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from ad in Action Comics #274 and copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36087

Entry created

  • 07/03/2008

Index completed

  • 14/04/2021

Last updated

  • 14/04/2021