Lois Lane, Superwoman! last edited by luphawk on 04/28/19 05:16PM View full history

  1. Lois Lane, Superwoman! by Alvin Schwartz -- two stage magicians, Hocus, and Pocus, magically endow Lois Lane with Superman's powers (or so they all believe). Actually, Superman uses his powers to surreptitiously make it seem real. She makes herself a Superwoman costume but demands that the magicians change her back when she (thinks) her superpowers are responsible for driving men off.
  2. Showdown on the Showboat (Superman vs Hugh Rowland / written by Alvin Schwartz) Lois and Clark visit a river showboat where a play depicts a villain threatening to foreclose on a farm if the farmer's daughter doesn't marry him. they soon learn the boat will really be foreclosed on if the owner doesn't pay by midnight the next day but someone is trying to keep them from paying.
  3. Crime Key (full-text story by Tex Wade)
  4. Chief Hot Foot (gag strip by Henry Boltinoff)
  5. Handy Andy (gag strip by Jack Farr)
  6. Happy Herman (gag strip by Phil Berube)
  7. The Case of the Living Trophies (Superman, Lois / written by Jerry Siegel) Reprinted in Superman #251. an alien from another dimension is abducting exceptional people for his collection so superman starts showing off so he will be taken but finds he can't overpower the alien.

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Look at the cover - this is what Superman has become 0

The post-War period is one of the worst eras of the Superman comics. The stories are both jokey and hokey, probably because America had had it's fill of adventure, and wanted a light-hearted release more than action and bad guys. Take this issue for example, which (again) has Lois Lane become 'Superwoman' (last time it was a dream, and this time again it's not real). A couple dim-witted stage magicians wave a wand and give her the powers of Superman - initially to the delight of all except Super...

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