Superman Fan Podcast Episode #350 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1962: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #37!

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 37, November 1962!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 37, November 1962!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 37, November 1962, was published on September 27, 1962 (which was my second birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger (who I mistakenly said was also the artist for all three stories in this issue, He drew the final two stories). It featured the issue’s third and final story. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– THE FORBIDDEN BOX (7 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Leo Dorfman (?) as possibly the writer. The penciller was Curt Swan and the inker was George Klein. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 72, February 1967, published on December 20 (I mistakenly said December 10), 1967. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢.

– THE IMMORTAL LOIS LANE (10 pgs.), writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credited Robert Bernstein as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist.

– LOIS LANE’uS WEDDING DAY (9 pgs.), writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database credit Leo Dorfman as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 86, September/October 1968, published on July 11, 1968. It contained 80 pages for the cover price of a quarter.
Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the LETTERS TO LOIS column.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the November or November/December 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.
Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 65 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 130!

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