Superman Fan Podcast Episode 347 Pt 2 Superman Family Comic Cover Dated August 1962: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #35!

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 35, August 1962!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 35, August 1962!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 35, August 1962, was published on June 26, 1962. It ncontained 32 pages for the cover pri ce of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, featuring the issue’s first of three stories. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– THE AMAZING BRAIN MACHINE (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database.com, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Leo Dorfman as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 121, April 1972, published on February 22, 1972. It contained 48 pages for the cover price of 25¢.

– LOIS LANE’S OTHER LIFE (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Since there is some disagreement on the writer  credit, we won’t count this story toward his silver age production.

– THE FANTASTIC WIGS OF MR. DUPRE (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Leo Dorfman as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story has been reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 103, August 1970, published on June 25, 1970. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 15¢.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the August or August/September 1962 cover date. These titles were covered at the end of Episode 284 fir the week of October 9, 2013, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN  63 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128!

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