Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
was a comic book
series published monthly by DC Comics
focusing on the adventures of supporting character Lois Lane
. The series began publication March/April 1958 and ended its run September/October 1974 with 137 regular issues at the Grand Comics Database
With the similarly themed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
as its senior, Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
would mark the second comic series based on a Superman supporting character
From the first issue, stories centered on Lois' romantic interest in Superman
and her attempts to maneuver him into marriage, only to fail due to a comic plot twist. In the early 1960s Lana Lang
made regular guest appearances, generally as Lois' romantic rival. Artist Kurt Schaffenberger
drew most of the stories for the first 81 issues of the series, missing only issue #29.Voger, Mark and Voglesong, Kathy (PHT). "Front Page Romance," Hero Gets Girl!: The Life and Art of Kurt Schaffenberger (TwoMorrows Publishing, 2003).Eury, Michael. "Kurt Schaffenberger: Ladies' Man," in "The Superman Mythology,"
The Krypton Companion: A Historical Exploration of Superman Comic Books of 1958-1986 (TwoMorrows Publishing, 2006),......