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Giant Lois Lane Annual 2, Summer 1963 (July 1963)!

Giant Lois Lane Annual 2, Summer 1963 (July 1963)!

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GIANT LOIS LANE ANNUAL 2, Summer 1963, was published on June 6, 1963 along with the DC Comics cover dated July 1963. It contained 80 pages for the cover price of a quarter.Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.


– LOIS LANE’S KISS OF DEATH (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Robert Bernstein as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 7, February 1959, released on December 24, 1958. It was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II and SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE ARCHIVES vol. I. The issue was covered in Episode 266 for the week of April 24, 2013.


– THE MAN WHO MARRIED LOIS LANE (9 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN 136, April 1960, released on February 4, 1960. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II and SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF TOMORROW ARCHIVES vol. III. The issue was originally covered in Episode 210 for the week of December 11, 2011.


– LOIS LANE IN HOLLYWOOD (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 2, May/June 1958, released on March 18, 1958. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II and SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE ARCHIVES vol. I. This story was originally covered in Episode 241 for the week of October 10, 2012.


– THE GIRL ATLAS (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Robert Bernstein. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 12, October 1959, released on August 11, 1959. The issue was originally covered in Episode 285 Part I for the week of October 16, 2013.


– LOIS LANE’S SECRET ROMANCE (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel. Since there is some disagreement with the writer credit we won’t count this toward Siegel’s silver age production. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 14, January 1960, released on November 12, 1959. The issue was originally covered in Episode 292 Part I for the week of January 22, 2014.


– THE KRYPTONITE GIRL (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel. Since there is some disagreement over the writer credit, we won’t count this towards Jerry’s silver age production.Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 16, April 1960, relea sed on February 9, 1960. The story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III and LOIS LANE: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS. It was originally covered back in Episode 299 Part I, for the week of June 18, 2014.


– THE WEDDING OF JIMMY OLSEN (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 21, June 1957, released around April 16, 1957. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I. The issue was originally covered in Episode 219 for the week of March 14, 2012.


– THE 10 FEATS OF ELASTIC LASS (9 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 23, February 1961, released around December 22, 1960. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. IV. The issue was originally covered in Episode 225 for the week of May 9, 2012.


– THE MYSTERY OF SKULL ISLAND (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel. Since there is some disagreement about the writer credit, we won’t count this toward his silver age production. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 16, April 1960, released on February 9, 1960. The issue was originally covered in Episode 299 Part I for the week of June 18, 2014. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 97, November 1969, released on September 23, 1960.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the article titled, MEET TV’S LOIS LANE, about the Lois Lane actress, the late Noel Neill, which was originally printed in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 7, February 1959, released around December 25, 1958. It was originally covered in Episode 266 for the week of April 24, 2013. The LETTERS TO LOIS column reprints the best letters published in Lois’ series to this point.


The final episode of 2016 will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1963 PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 135!


We begin 2017 with: 


– SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 43!


– SUPERMAN: 2016: THE YEAR IN REVIEW!

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Giant Lois Lane Annual 1, Summer 1962 (July 1962)!

Giant Lois Lane Annual 1, Summer 1962 (July 1962)!

Download Episode 346 Part III!

GIANT LOIS LANE ANNUAL 1, Summer 1962, was published with the DC comic books cover dated June 1962, and released on July 7, 1962. (I may have said June 1962.) It contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.

– SUPERBOY MEETS LOIS LANE (12 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder and drawn by George Papp. This story was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 261, June 1959, published on April 30, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in BEST OF DC 7, September/October 1980, published on June 12, 1980. It contained 96 pages for the cover price of 95¢. This story was originally covered back in Episode 176, for the week of Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

– THE LEOPARD GIRL OF THE JUNGLE (8 pgs.), writer unknown, was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 11, August 1959, published on June 25, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III. It was originally covered in Episode 281, for the week of Wednesday, September 25, 2013.

– LOIS LANE’S SUPER DREAM (8 pgs.), writer unknown, was also drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. It was originally published in SUPERMAN 125, November 1958, originally published around September 18, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was originally covered in Episode 176, for the week of Wednesday, April 11, 2011.

– LIEUTENANT LOIS LANE, U. S. ARMY (9 pgs.), was written by Bill Finger and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 6, January 1959, published around November 13, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II. This story was first covered in Episode 260, for the week of Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

– THE MERMAID FROM METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, was written by Robert Bernstein, according to the Grand Comic Book Database. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist, and this story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 12. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I. It was originally covered in Episode 285 Part I, for the week of Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

– LOIS LANE … TRAITOR (9 pgs.), writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, was written by Robert Bernstein, according to the Grand Comic Book Database. The artist was John Forte. It was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 24, April 1961, on February 9, 1961, containing 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢.  This story was first covered in Episode 325 Part I, for the week of Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

– THE CRY-BABY OF METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 10, July 1959, published on May 14, 1959, containing 32 pages for the cover price of a dime.. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. II. This story was originally covered back in Episode 279 for the week of Wednesday, September 4, 2013. (In the recording I said it was for the week of August 28, 2013.)

– THE MAN WHO WAS CLARK KENT’S DOUBLE  (8 pgs.), writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, was written by Jerry Coleman, according to the Grand Comic Book Database, and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. It was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 3, July/August 1958, published around May 22, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. This story was originally covered in Episode 245 for the week of October 24, 2012.

– SUPERMAN’S FUTURE WIFE (8 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, was originally published in SUPERMAN 131, August 1959, published on June 18, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was first covered in Episode 194 for the week of Wednesday, August 31, 2011.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the July or July/August 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics. They were covered at the end of Episode 280 for the week of Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1962: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 127 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 35!

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You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.


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– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.


Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

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