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Issue Details

Issue #45
Published November 1963
Cover Price 0.12 USD
Pages 36
Editing Mort Weisinger

Cover Details

Characters Clark Kent [Superman]; Lois Lane
Genre superhero
Pencils Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks Kurt Schaffenberger

1 page public service announcement "Your United Nations at Work / From the Files of the World Health Organization"

Characters Lin Tan
Synopsis Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then discovers the bubonic plague in her home village.
Script Jack Schiff
Pencils Sheldon Moldoff
Letters Ira Schnapp
Notes NOTE 1: Inside front cover. NOTE 2: Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S.

7 page Lois Lane story The "Superman-Lois" Hit Record!

Characters Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Don Weeder; President John Kennedy (Photo on wall in story); Winston Churchill (Photo on wall in story); Nikita Kruschev (Photo on wall in story); Lana Lang; Perry White; Steve Allen (comedian)
Synopsis A parody of a then current President Kennedy parody record by Vaughn Meader. John F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill and Nikita Kruschev's photos appear in the story and comedian Steve Allen appears in person in the story.
Genre superhero
Script Jerry Siegel
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks George Klein; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois Lane heads)
Notes Inks: Lois Lane heads by Schaffenberger and the rest of the story by Klein. This was a short-lived practice around 1963-1964 on special stories. Inks and Synopsis info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)
Reprinted in Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #170 (April-May 1975)

7 page Lois Lane story "The Girl with the Golden Arm!"

Characters Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Jerry Lewis (cameo); Bob Hope (cameo); Ace Bower
Synopsis Lois goes on a crusade against gambling, but starts to win big money in Ace Bower's casino.
Genre superhero
Pencils Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks Kurt Schaffenberger

2 page letters page "Letters to Lois"

Pencils ? (illustration)
Letters typeset

7 page Lois Lane story "Dear Dr. Cupid!"

Characters Lois Lane; Superman [also as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bill the mailman
Synopsis Lois gets a new assignment to replace the "Advice-the-Lovelorn" columnist, who has broken her leg.
Genre superhero
Pencils Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks Kurt Schaffenberger
Reprinted in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #6; in Superman: Daily Planet (DC, 2006 series) #nn

Half page Peg filler "There's Peg and a girl friend"

Characters Peg; Willy Jones
Synopsis Peg does her utmost not to notice Willie in his honking car.
Genre gag
Script Henry Boltinoff
Pencils Henry Boltinoff
Inks Henry Boltinoff
Letters Henry Boltinoff