Auctions: Lois Lane comic books
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 13 VG- 3.5
Starts Dec 20
Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. New Stars for "Old Glory" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily; History of the United States flag and the custom of adding one star for each state. Introducing ... Lois Lane's Parents!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Superman flies Lois home to Pittsdale (population 1,101) for the 100th anniversary of the Pittsdale Star. Alias Lois Lane!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Two crooks hire Sadie Blodget to impersonate Lois Lane, not realizing Sadie is Lois in disguise. The Shocking Secret of Lois Lane!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Circe gives Lois Lane the face of a cat to punish her for snooping, and Lois tries to hide the transformation from Superman by wearing a lead box on her head. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 18 CGC 5.5
Paper: Off white to white
Slab: Standard, no notable issues
Starts Dec 6
Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Star Reporter of Metropolis!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois befriends a young girl who wants to be a reporter but soon she's being out-scooped. House ad for Many Loves of Dobie Gillis #2. The Sleeping Doom!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois Lane must stay awake until Superman returns from space or she will be taken over by an alien being. Lois Lane Weds Astounding Man!, pencils by Al Plastino; An alien superman comes to Earth and asks Lois to marry him. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 42 FN- 5.5
Starts Dec 13
Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Girl Who Destroyed Atlantis!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois travels back in time to Atlantis when it was above the sea and discovers its leader Roh-Tul is not the humanitarian he pretends to be. House ad for Batman Annual #5. The Monkey's Paw!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois acquires the magical monkey's paw, but throws it away before using its three wishes. The Romance of Superbaby and Baby Lois!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois receives a blow to the head that causes a temporary personality change and ruthlessly blackmails Superman into marrying her. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 70 GD/VG 3.01st SA app. Catwoman
Starts Jan 3
1st Silver Age appearance of Catwoman (see next issue for 2nd appearance & Detective Comics for #369 for 3rd appearance). Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Catwoman's Black Magic! [Part I], script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; When the Penguin escapes from prison, Lois tries to track him down but she is kidnapped by Catwoman instead, who hypnotizes her into acting as the villainess's double. House ad for Plastic Man #1. The Catwoman Gets the Bird! (Part II), script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; The Penguin confronts Lois, thinking she's Catwoman, but Superman, Batman, and Robin show up to take the Penguin back to prison. Superman's Cat-astrophe! (Part III); Catwoman takes Lois's place and tricks Superman into taking her to her lair, where she uses Circe's magic wand to turn him into a cat. Magic Photo Kit featuring Batman and Robin, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella. House ad for Justice League of America #48. GI Joe Club ad, art by Irv Novick. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 78 FN+ 6.5
Starts Dec 13
Pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Courtship, Kryptonian Style!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Pete Costanza; Lois and Lana move to Kandor to try to forget Superman and compete for the affections of Vitar, but his jealous old girlfriend Serena Vol plans to make sure that they both fail. House ad for World's Finest Comics #179, pencils by Curt Swan and Dick Sprang. Superman's Forbidden Room, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Rackets Williams and Dan Jones try to trick Lois into thinking that Dan is really Superman. House ad for Blackhawk #237, pencils by Dick Dillin. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.
Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 120 VF 8.0
Starts Dec 20
Cover art by Dick Giordano. Who Killed Lucy Lane?, script by Cary Bates and Irene Vartanoff (Plot), pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Vince Colletta and Murphy Anderson (Superman heads); Searching for her missing sister Lucy, Lois finds her diary and learns that Lucy was working for the 100 as a spy, stealing secret plans for a super-weapon. Not All Thorns Come from Roses!, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Mike Esposito; The Thorn encounters a woman wearing duplicates of her costume and weapons, which were created years ago by costume shop owner Arthur Talbot for the woman's mother to use for criminal purposes. Lois Lane - Volunteer Nurse!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois falls in love with an injured soldier when she volunteers as a nurses' aide, but he turns out to be a member of the 14 Karat Gang. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.