Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane

    (DC, 1958-1974)
™ and © DC Comics, Inc.

Lois Lane got her first taste of the spotlight in Showcase #9–10 before going on to star in this long-running title. Lois may have been a star reporter for the Daily Planet, but in this long-running series, her real career was Superman. Her entire life seemed to be centered around finding out his secret identity and in luring him into proposing marriage. She tried no end of schemes to accomplish these ends, including trying to gain super-powers so that she could truly become Mrs. Superman.

It seemed that anytime another woman made an appearance in this series, it would inevitably end in a catfight. Naturally, DC took every opportunity to exploit this, regularly featuring Catwoman, Wonder Woman, Lori Lemaris, and other vexing vixens. Things got even worse for Lois when Rose and Thorn were introduced in issue #105.

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#1

  4/1/1958
  $0.10
  $4,900.00
No copies available
 Mar-Apr issueLeo Dorfman, Otto Binder, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#2

  6/1/1958
  $0.10
  $875.00
No copies available
  Otto Binder, Bill Finger, Henry Boltinoff, Jack Schiff, Jerry ColemanKurt Schaffenberger, Wayne Boring, Henry Boltinoff, Win Mortimer

#3

  8/1/1958
  $0.10
  $540.00
No copies available
  Otto Binder, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#4

  10/1/1958
  $0.10
  $340.00
No copies available
 Sep-Oct issue; Lois Lane swimsuit issueOtto Binder, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Wayne Boring, Henry Boltinoff

#5

  11/1/1958
  $0.10
  $430.00
1 copy available for $100.00
  Robert Bernstein, Otto Binder, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Al Plastino, Henry Boltinoff

#6

  1/1/1959
  $0.10
  $440.00
No copies available
  Jerry Coleman, Bill FingerWayne Boring, Kurt Schaffenberger

#7

  2/1/1959
  $0.10
  $235.00
No copies available
 Text article about Noel NeillHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Wayne Boring, Stan Kaye, Henry Boltinoff

#8

  4/1/1959
  $0.10
  $140.00
No copies available
  Robert Bernstein, Henry BoltinoffWayne Boring, Kurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#9

  5/1/1959
  $0.10
  $235.00
1 copy available for $29.50
  Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Dick Sprang, John Forte, Henry Boltinoff

#10

  7/1/1959
  $0.10
  $490.00
No copies available
   Kurt Schaffenberger, Wayne Boring

#11

  8/1/1959
  $0.10
  $235.00
No copies available
  Bill Finger, Robert Bernstein, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#12

  10/1/1959
  $0.10
  $300.00
1 copy available for $24.99
  Robert Bernstein, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Al Plastino, Henry Boltinoff

#13

  11/1/1959
  $0.10
  $130.00
No copies available
 1st Appearance of Sam and Ella; 1st Appearance of Sam Lane; 1st Appearance of Ella Lane Kurt Schaffenberger, Wayne Boring

#14

  1/1/1960
  $0.10
  $140.00
2 copies available from $2.00
  Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#15

  2/1/1960
  $0.10
  $245.00
1 copy available for $25.00
 Reprints from A Date With Judy #16 (Apr-May 1950), #38 (Dec 1953-Jan 1954) and Action Comics #167 (Apr 1952); 1st Appearance of Sylvia Dewitt (Lois Lane’s double); 1st Appearance of Sylvia-Zee of Kandor; 1st Appearance of Van-Zee of Kandor; Wedding of Van-Zee and Sylvia Dewitt; Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation for October 1, 1959Edmond Hamilton, Henry Boltinoff, Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#16

  4/1/1960
  $0.10
  $155.00
1 copy available for $52.50
  Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#17

  5/1/1960
  $0.10
  $360.00
No copies available
  Otto Binder, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan, Henry Boltinoff

#18

  7/1/1960
  $0.10
  $160.00
1 copy available for $29.00
  Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger, Al Plastino

#19

  8/1/1960
  $0.10
  $225.00
3 copies available from $39.99
  Otto Binder, Jerry Siegel, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#20

  10/1/1960
  $0.10
  $245.00
No copies available
  Jerry Siegel, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Al Plastino, Henry Boltinoff

#21

  11/1/1960
  $0.10
  $119.00
1 copy available for $15.00
  Edmond HamiltonKurt Schaffenberger

#22

  1/1/1961
  $0.10
  $135.00
2 copies available from $12.00
  Henry Boltinoff, Jerry Siegel, Jack Schiff, Robert BernsteinKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff, Bernard Baily

#23

  2/1/1961
  $0.10
  $210.00
1 copy available for $40.00
 1st Appearance of Lena ThorulOtto Binder, Jerry Siegel, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#24

  4/1/1961
  $0.10
  $975.00
No copies available
  Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, John Forte, Henry Boltinoff

#25

  5/1/1961
  $0.10
  $135.00
No copies available
 Imaginary story Kurt Schaffenberger, John Forte

#26

  7/1/1961
  $0.10
  $145.00
1 copy available for $3.00
Lana Lang coverImaginary storyLeo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#27

  8/1/1961
  $0.10
  $145.00
1 copy available for $15.00
  Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan

#28

  10/1/1961
  $0.10
  $92.00
2 copies available from $20.00
 Time travel; Palisades Park admission ticket and ride couponsHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, John Forte

#29

  11/1/1961
  $0.10
  $145.00
1 copy available for $24.00
 Lois reveals“Plan L”- to be carried out by her only when Superman is in dire peril from green kryptonite near the Fortress of SoitudeHenry BoltinoffJohn Forte, Curt Swan

#30

  1/1/1962
  $0.12
  $77.00
1 copy available for $6.00
 E. Nelson Bridwell L.O.C.Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger

#31

  2/1/1962
  $0.12
  $63.00
1 copy available for $6.35
Lana Lang cover Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, John Forte

#32

  4/1/1962
  $0.12
  $71.00
1 copy available for $1.50
 Time travelHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan

#33

  5/1/1962
  $0.12
  $48.00
No copies available
 Palisades Park admission ticket and ride coupons; Time travelHenry BoltinoffCurt Swan, Kurt Schaffenberger

#34

  7/1/1962
  $0.12
  $102.00
1 copy available for $19.99
  Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#35

  8/1/1962
  $0.12
  $64.00
2 copies available from $12.00
   Curt Swan

#36

  10/1/1962
  $0.12
  $106.00
1 copy available for $20.00
  Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#37

  11/1/1962
  $0.12
  $54.00
1 copy available for $11.00
 Time travelHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan

#38

  1/1/1963
  $0.12
  $60.00
4 copies available from $4.75
 Lois Lane turns invisibleHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan

#39

  2/1/1963
  $0.12
  $46.00
1 copy available for $12.00
  Henry BoltinoffCurt Swan, Kurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#40

  4/1/1963
  $0.12
  $85.00
1 copy available for $27.99
 Time travelHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger

#41

  5/1/1963
  $0.12
  $41.00
1 copy available for $33.59
  Henry BoltinoffCurt Swan, Kurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#42

  7/1/1963
  $0.12
  $125.00
1 copy available for $39.99
 Lois Lane swimsuit issue; Time travel; Palisades Park admission ticket and ride couponsHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger

#43

  8/1/1963
  $0.12
  $75.00
5 copies available from $1.25
  Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#44

  10/1/1963
  $0.12
  $100.00
3 copies available from $12.00
 Palisades Park admission ticket and ride couponsHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger

#45

  11/1/1963
  $0.12
  $160.00
3 copies available from $15.00
 Jerry Lewis cameo; Bob Hope cameoHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan

#46

  1/1/1964
  $0.12
  $96.00
3 copies available from $2.00
 Imaginary Story; Sequel to “The Wife of Superman’s Foe”in issue #34 Kurt Schaffenberger

#47

  2/1/1964
  $0.12
  $102.00
2 copies available from $12.00
   Kurt Schaffenberger

#48

  4/1/1964
  $0.12
  $73.00
3 copies available from $10.00
   Kurt Schaffenberger

#49

  5/1/1964
  $0.12
  $68.00
2 copies available from $12.00
  Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, John Forte, Henry Boltinoff

#50

  7/1/1964
  $0.12
  $119.00
1 copy available for $42.00
 Time travel; Palisades Park admission ticket and ride couponsHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, John Forte

#51

  8/1/1964
  $0.12
  $62.00
4 copies available from $8.00
   Kurt Schaffenberger

#52

  10/1/1964
  $0.12
  $52.00
3 copies available from $10.00
 Lois Lane swimsuit issue; Walter’s International Wax Museum admission ticket; Palisades Park admission ticket and ride couponsHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger

#53

  11/1/1964
  $0.12
  $48.00
5 copies available from $9.50
 How Lois fell in love with SupermanHenry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger

#54

  1/1/1965
  $0.12
  $59.00
4 copies available from $0.35
 1st appearance HerkoJack Schiff, Leo Dorfman, Edmond Hamilton, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan, George Klein, Sheldon Moldoff, Henry Boltinoff

#55

  2/1/1965
  $0.12
  $70.00
1 copy available for $9.00
  Leo Dorfman, Otto Binder, Henry Boltinoff, Jack SchiffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff, Win Mortimer

#56

  4/1/1965
  $0.12
  $81.00
2 copies available from $13.50
 Roy Thomas LOCEdmond Hamilton, Otto Binder, Jerry SiegelKurt Schaffenberger

#57

  5/1/1965
  $0.12
  $96.00
1 copy available for $40.00
 2nd appearance of HerkoLeo Dorfman, Edmond Hamilton, Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger, John Forte

#58

  7/1/1965
  $0.12
  $91.00
No copies available
  Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger

#59

  8/1/1965
  $0.12
  $210.00
4 copies available from $10.50
  Jerry Siegel, Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan

#60

  10/1/1965
  $0.12
  $125.00
1 copy available for $25.00
  Otto Binder, Henry Boltinoff, Jack SchiffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#61

  11/1/1965
  $0.12
  $86.00
3 copies available from $9.99
  Otto Binder, Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#62

  1/1/1966
  $0.12
  $68.00
8 copies available from $5.50
  Leo Dorfman, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#63

  2/1/1966
  $0.12
  $36.00
9 copies available from $0.70
Superman on cover touched up by Wayne BoringVersus S.K.U.L.; Noel Neill interviewLeo Dorfman, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#64

  4/1/1966
  $0.12
  $49.00
5 copies available from $5.75
 Imaginary storyJerry SiegelKurt Schaffenberger

#65

  5/1/1966
  $0.12
  $75.00
7 copies available from $14.00
 Imaginary storyJerry SiegelKurt Schaffenberger

#66

  7/1/1966
  $0.12
  $60.00
6 copies available from $19.95
 Lois’ body is taken over by an alien; Fortress of Solitude; Palisades Park admission ticket and rides couponsLeo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#67

  8/1/1966
  $0.12
  $69.00
5 copies available from $13.50
 The Bombshell of the Boulevards reprinted from issue #1Leo Dorfman, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#68

  9/1/1966
  $0.25
  $80.00
3 copies available from $3.56
 Reprints from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #9, 11, 13, 14, 19, 28 and Action Comics #272; 80-Page Giant; G-26; Super-Collection of Lois’ RomancesE. Nelson BridwellKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan

#69

  10/1/1966
  $0.12
  $64.00
6 copies available from $13.50
 1st Appearance of Lance Fortune; Irene Vartanoff L.O.C.E. Nelson Bridwell, Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#70

  11/1/1966
  $0.12
  $925.00
No copies available
 1st Catwoman in Silver AgeLeo Dorfman, Henry Boltinoff, Jack SchiffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff, Bob Oksner

#71

  1/1/1967
  $0.12
  $91.00
6 copies available from $18.39
 Irene Vartanoff L.O.C.Leo Dorfman, Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger

#72

  2/1/1967
  $0.12
  $50.00
5 copies available from $15.00
 The Forbidden Box! reprinted from issue #37E. Nelson Bridwell, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan, Henry Boltinoff

#73

  4/1/1967
  $0.12
  $61.00
7 copies available from $5.00
 Versus Miss Gzptlsnz (Mr. Mxyzptlk’s girl friend)Leo Dorfman, Henry BoltinoffKurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#74

  5/1/1967
  $0.12
  $42.00
4 copies available from $8.50
 1st Appearance of Bizarro Flash; Sweetheart of Robin Hood! reprinted from issue #22Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#75

  7/1/1967
  $0.12
  $53.00
9 copies available from $15.00
  Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#76

  8/1/1967
  $0.12
  $48.00
8 copies available from $3.75
  Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#77

  9/1/1967
  $0.25
  $47.00
3 copies available from $9.50
 Reprints from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #1, 5, 6, 22, 25, 26, Action Comics #198, Superman (1st Series) #129; 80-Page Giant G-39Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger, Wayne Boring

#78

  10/1/1967
  $0.12
  $50.00
6 copies available from $9.95
 Superman’s Forbidden Room reprinted from issue #2Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger, Pete Costanza, Wayne Boring

#79

  11/1/1967
  $0.12
  $43.00
9 copies available from $6.50
  Richard Hughes, E. Nelson BridwellKurt Schaffenberger

#80

  1/1/1968
  $0.12
  $47.00
6 copies available from $19.50
 1st Appearance of Rand Kirby; Continued in Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #81 (Feb 1968); Irene Vartanoff L.O.C.Leo DorfmanKurt Schaffenberger

#81

  2/1/1968
  $0.12
  $34.00
6 copies available from $6.50
 Reprints from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #17Leo Dorfman, Otto BinderKurt Schaffenberger

#82

  4/1/1968
  $0.12
  $32.00
11 copies available from $3.99
 Irene Vartanoff L.O.C.Leo DorfmanIrv Novick

#83

  5/1/1968
  $0.12
  $29.00
5 copies available from $5.50
  Frank RobbinsIrv Novick

#84

  7/1/1968
  $0.12
  $37.00
8 copies available from $7.50
 Reprint from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #27 (Aug 1961); Irene Vartanoff L.O.C.Leo Dorfman, Henry Boltinoff, Robert BernsteinIrv Novick, Kurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#85

  8/1/1968
  $0.12
  $43.00
7 copies available from $5.50
 Reprint from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #26Leo DorfmanIrv Novick, Kurt Schaffenberger

#86

  9/1/1968
  $0.25
  $62.00
2 copies available from $10.85
 Reprints from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #23, 29, 32, 34, 36, 37 and 41; 80-Page Giant; G-51; Lois’ Schemes and Dreams to Marry Superman Kurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan, John Forte

#87

  10/1/1968
  $0.12
  $34.00
8 copies available from $4.50
 Reprint from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #31Leo DorfmanIrv Novick, Kurt Schaffenberger

#88

  11/1/1968
  $0.12
  $36.00
11 copies available from $4.75
 Reprint from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #24Leo DorfmanIrv Novick, Kurt Schaffenberger

#89

  1/1/1969
  $0.12
  $35.00
7 copies available from $4.21
  Leo DorfmanCurt Swan

#90

  2/1/1969
  $0.12
  $29.00
8 copies available from $4.25
  Henry BoltinoffHenry Boltinoff

#91

  4/1/1969
  $0.12
  $33.00
6 copies available from $4.25
 Imaginary story Curt Swan

#92

  5/1/1969
  $0.12
  $34.00
8 copies available from $6.50
  Leo DorfmanCurt Swan, Mike Esposito

#93

  7/1/1969
  $0.15
  $30.00
3 copies available from $18.00
 1st Appearance of Ar-UalRobert KanigherIrv Novick

#94

  8/1/1969
  $0.15
  $33.00
6 copies available from $9.99
 Continued in Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #96 (Oct 1969); Includes material printed from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #20Leo Dorfman, Jerry SiegelCurt Swan, Kurt Schaffenberger

#95

  10/1/1969
  $0.25
  $50.00
6 copies available from $14.00
 Reprints stories from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #8, #27, #32, #33, #36, and #40Robert BernsteinPete Morisi, Sam Grainger

#96

  10/1/1969
  $0.15
  $34.00
7 copies available from $8.50
 Continued from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #94 (Aug 1969)Cary Bates, Leo Dorfman, Henry BoltinoffIrv Novick, Curt Swan, Henry Boltinoff

#97

  11/1/1969
  $0.15
  $28.00
4 copies available from $5.25
 Reprint from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #16Henry BoltinoffIrv Novick, Kurt Schaffenberger, Henry Boltinoff

#98

  1/1/1970
  $0.15
  $36.00
5 copies available from $14.00
 1st Appearance of Tra-GobRobert Kanigher, Henry BoltinoffIrv Novick, Curt Swan, Henry Boltinoff

#99

  2/1/1970
  $0.15
  $41.00
6 copies available from $5.00
 Reprint from Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #3Robert KanigherIrv Novick, Kurt Schaffenberger

#100

  4/1/1970
  $0.15
  $36.00
6 copies available from $9.99
 Reprint from Showcase #9, originally titled “The New Lois Lane"Robert Kanigher, Otto BinderIrv Novick, Ruben Moreira, Kurt Schaffenberger
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