760 – Lois & Clark Adopt Supergirl?

Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane #20 (August 1960) presents the second of an “Imaginary Series” in which Lois and Clark are married. This time around, Clark convinces Lois they should adopt Supergirl. Supergirl is thrilled, but Lois is told that in order to adopt, she must quit her job and be a mother full-time. Clark doesn’t […]

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751 – Mrs. Superman

DC has been teasing Lois marrying Superman/Clark for a solid five years or so and it’s always a reveal at the end to be a dream or a fake-out. In Lois Lane #19 (June 1960), we get our first up-front “imaginary tale” of Lois marrying Superman/Clark complete with separate TV beds. The tale has the […]

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737 – Super-Women and Brainiac

In “Lana Lang, Superwoman!”, the third story in Lois Lane #17 (March 1960), Superman gives Lana an injection of his super-blood temporarily granting her super-powers. At first Lois is jealous, but then Superman does the same for Lois. Lois has been a super-woman many times before, but this is a first for Lana, at least […]

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736 – Super-Hypnosis

In Superman’s Girlfriend, Lois Lane #17 (March 1960), Doris Drake, the world’s richest heiress learns how to read minds and accidentally stumbles onto Superman’s secret identity. Knowing this, she schemes to marry Clark Kent, but Clark Kent discovers what’s going on and uses super-hypnosis on Doris to wipe her mind clean. This is the first […]

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724 – Ultimate Super-Wedding Fake-Out

In Superman’s Girlfriend, Lois Lane #15 (Dec 1959), readers are treated to a full-issue story in what appears to be Superman and Lois finally committing to each other, getting married, moving in together, having children, and Lois gaining super-powers. The cover makes a bunch of bold promises: “This Super-Wedding is Real! The marriage is not […]

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720 – Mighty Maid

In Action Comics #260 (Nov 1959), Lois is saved by a new super-woman appearing in Metropolis and calling herself Mighty Maid. Mighty Maid claims to be from the “fourth dimension” and wouldn’t you know it, Superman falls head over heels for her. He eventually proposes to her and they agree to leave Earth forever – […]

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713 – Ma and Pa Lane

In Superman’s Girlfriend, Lois Lane #13 (Sept 1959), Lois’ parents, Sam and Ella Lane, are introduced as farmers from Pittsdale. Superman tags along on a visit and a misunderstanding leads to everyone in Pittsdale thinking that Lois and Superman are going to be married. Interestingly, Lois seems more concerned about this than Superman. This is […]

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707 – Lois Meets Aquaman

In Superman’s Girlfriend, Lois Lane #12 (August 1959), Lois is visiting Hawaii to celebrate it becoming the 50th United State of America. She gets into an accident underwater, has her legs crushed and is rescued by Aquaman, firmly establishing Aquaman as part of the main DC continuity. Unfortunately Lois can only be operated by an […]

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706 – What if… Krypton Had Not Exploded?

In “Superman’s Other Life”, a story in Superman #132 (August 1959), Batman and Robin bringing a special gift for Superman to the Fortress of Solitude. The Dynamic Duo bring Superman pictures he took from Krypton years ago and suggests he put them through his “Super-Univac” to see if it can answer the question: “What would […]

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699 – Bizarro-Lois

Action Comics #255 (June 1959) wraps up the Bizarro two-parter from last month. After a battle, the re-duplicated Bizarro is dissolved by kryptonite dust, leaving Bizarro still free to pursue Lois. Lois has a smart idea and duplicates herself, creating a Bizarro-Lois. The Bizarro-Lois professes her love for Bizarro and Superman, thinking it is the […]

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