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80 Page Giant 14, September 1965!

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80 PAGE GIANT 14, September 1965, was published on July 15, 1965. It contained 80 pages, as the title said, for the cover price of 25¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.

– (11:45) LOIS LANE’S SUPER-DAUGHTER (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was originally published as the nine page third and final story in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 20, October 1960, released on August 9, 1960. For the reprint, the final two panels on page six and the first three panels of page seven were cut from the original story. The story was first covered in Episode 312 Part I for the week of January 7, 2015.

– (27:25) THE DUEL OVER SUPERMAN (9 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN 150, January 1962, released on November 7, 1961. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. This story was first covered in Episode 264 for the week of April 3, 2013.

– (37:41) TEST YOUR LOIS LANE I. Q., writer unknown. Test your knowledge of Lois Lane trivia with twenty multiple choice questions.

– (52:32) SUPERMAN’S MERMAID SWEETHEART (10 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN 135, February 1960, released on December 17, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was first covered in Episode 206 for the week of November 23, 2011.

– (59:15) THE DAY SUPERMAN PROPOSED (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist, and the letterer was Ira Schnapp. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 22, January 1961, released on November 15, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was first covered in Episode 318 Part I for the week of March 25, 2015.

– (1:13:21) LOIS LANE’S HAIRSTYLES writer unknown, drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This page displays some of the various hairstyles Lois Lane has worn in different stories of her comic book series, and the particular stories and issues they appeared in.

– (1:18:28) LOIS LANE – WANTED (12 pgs.), written by William Woolfolk, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published as the first of four stories in ACTION COMICS 195, August 1954, released on June 30, 1954. It contained 40 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was published in the same month as SHOWCASE 4, which introduced the Barry Allen Flash and began the silver age of comic books.

– (1:36:40) THE SHOCKING SECRET OF LOIS LANE (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Bill Finger as the writer. Wayne Boring was the penciller and the inker was Stan Kaye. This story originally was released as the third and final story in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 13, November 1959, released on September 22, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was originally covered in Episode 287 Part II for the week of November 13, 2013.

– (1:53:50) KISSING CORNER, writer unknown. This half page article highlights some of Superman’s other girlfriends not featured in this issue.

– (2:00:54) MRS. SUPERMAN (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published as the second of three in SUPERMAN 124, the September 1958 issue, released on July 9, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was covered in Episode 172 for the week of March 30, 2011.

– (2:10:40) THE SLEEPING DOOM (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Robert Bernstein as the writer. The artist was Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 18, July 1960, released on May 20, 1960. This story was originally covered in Episode 305 Part I for the week of November 5, 2014.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 152 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 180, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 15 (starring Superman and Batman), PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 60, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!

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