Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #45

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1963
Page count
36?
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/18009

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The 'Superman-Lois' Hit Record! (Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Don Weeder

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. Your United Nations at Work / From the Files of the World Health Organization Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction
Characters
Lin Tan

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis

Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then discovers the bubonic plague in her home village.

Notes

Inside front cover; published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S.

Show/hide 2. The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Don Weeder; Lana Lang; Perry White; Steve Allen (comedian); President John Kennedy (Photo on wall in story); Winston Churchill (Photo on wall in story); Nikita Krushchev (Photo on wall in story)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois Lane heads)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #24 ([April 1967?])
The 'Superman-Lois' Hit Record
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #170 (April-May 1975)
The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record!
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #112 ([March 1976?])
The Superman-Lois Hit Record!
Original
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane 45, November 1963
From GCD
From Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #45 (November 1963)

Synopsis

Lois is furious when a novelty record mocking her relationship with Superman becomes a giant hit.

Notes

A parody of a then current President Kennedy parody record by Vaughn Meader.

Inks: Lois Lane heads by Schaffenberger and the rest of the story by Klein. This was a short-lived practice around 1963-1964 on special stories. Inks and Synopsis info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

Show/hide 3. The Flashiest News of the Year... (The Flash) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Flash
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Kubert (on main figure)
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1

Show/hide 4. The Girl with the Golden Arm! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Ace Bower; Jerry Lewis (cameo); Bob Hope (cameo); Prince Rainier of Monaco (cameo); Princess Grace (cameo)

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #17 ([March 1964?])
The Girl with the Golden Arm

Synopsis

Lois goes on a crusade against gambling, but starts to win big money in Ace Bower's casino, which leads to an underworld attempt on her life.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Letters to Lois) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Letters to Lois

Credits

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

Notes

First two-page letter column; letters submitted by Alan Dean; John Bogusz; Gary Gerding; Mike Meridier; Chris Huba; Jean Swift; Mrs. Hope Buyukmikei; Gene Adams; Karen Ruck; Robert Fleischmann; John A. Lenfesty; Elva Evans; Reginald Gibson

Show/hide 6. "Dear Dr. Cupid!" (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bill (the mailman)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #17 ([March 1964?])
Dear Dr. Cupid
 
United States
Superman: Daily Planet (DC, 2006 series) ([March] 2006)
"Dear Dr. Cupid!"
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #45 (November 1963)

Synopsis

Lois gets a new assignment to replace the "Advise-the-Lovelorn" columnist, who has broken her leg. She gets the idea that Clark is writing anonymous letters describing his secret love for her, and she waits for him to propose so she can turn him down.

Show/hide 7. "There's Peg and a girl friend." (Peg) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humor; teen
Characters
Peg; Willy Jones

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Peg does her utmost not to notice Willy in his honking car.

Show/hide 8. Here It Is, Fans-- Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Johnny DC

Credits

Art
George Roussos
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

subscription ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series), now featuring hero team-ups; includes cover art from issue #50


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 90784

Cover added

  • 23/09/2014

Index completed

  • 23/09/2014

Last updated

  • 23/09/2014