Superman Fan Podcast Episode #381 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1965: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #56!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 56, April 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, April 1965, was published on February 11, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who was also the artist for all three stories in this issue. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– (7:14) THE SNOOPIEST GIRL IN HISTORY (8 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (19:48) LOIS LANE, SUPER-TELEPATH (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and lettered by Vivian Berg. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 168, December 1973/January 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢.

– (35:43) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (43:38) LOIS LANE’S SUPER-GAMBLE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and lettered by Vivian Berg. It was subtitled AN UNTOLD STORY, which was the 23rd Untold Superman story. This was Siegel’s 86th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered on this podcast, and his 139th overall for the era. 

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: PART III: ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

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