Superman Fan Podcast Episode #305 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated July 1960: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #18

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 18!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 18!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 18, July 1960, was published on May 12, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye. It featured the issue’s third and final story. All three stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. IV.

– THE STAR REPORTER OF METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein or Otto Binder, according to comicbookdatabase.comMike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Grand Comic Book Database list the writer as unknown. The artist was the classic Lois Lane artist Kurt Schaffenberger.

– THE SLEEPING DOOM (9 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein, according to the Grand Comic Book Database and comicbookdatabase.comMike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics lists the writer as unknown.

– LOIS LANE WEDS ASTOUNDING MAN (9 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. The artists was Al Plastino. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN ANNUAL 6, Winter 1963, released with the DC comic books carrying the January 1963 cover date. It was released on November 15, 1962. It contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. This story, and Annual, was covered in Episode 295 Part II, for the week of April 9, 2014.

Also highlighted in this episode are the ads and other features in this story, including the LETTERS TO LOIS column.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JULY 1960 PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 46!

After that, we will feature the Superman comic book cover dated June 1963, ACTION COMICS 301!

Then we will return to the Superman Family comic books cover dated August 1960, Part I featuring WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 111, and Part II, highlighting SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 19!

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