Superman Fan Podcast Episode #327 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May 1961: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #25!

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 25, May 1961!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 25, May 1961!

Download Episode 327 Part II!

SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 25, May 1961, was published on March 23, 1961. It contained 32 pages, STILL for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. It featured the issue’s first story. All three stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. IV.

– LOIS LANE AND SUPERMAN, NEWLYWEDS (9 pages), written by Jerry Siegel, according to the Grand Comic Book Database, while Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database list the writer as unknown. This was Siegel’s 60th silver age Superman Family story, and his 102nd overall covered in this podcast so far. The artist was Kurt Schaffenberger.

– LOIS LANE’S DARKEST SECRET (8 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein, according to the Grand Comic Book DatabaseMike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database list the writer as unknown. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist.

– THE THREE LIVES OF LOIS LANE (9 pgs.), writer unknown, was drawn by John Forte.

Also covered in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the LETTERS TO LOIS column.

The episode begins with MY PULL LIST review of the August 2015 comic books I received from the Discount Comic Book Service.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the may or May/June 1961 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next episodes will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN 168 & PART II: ACTION COMICS 311!

Then we will return to: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1961: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 53 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 118!

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