"Superman's Secret Sweetheart": Lois Lane visits her old alma mater, Raleigh College. She meets a young student named Polly Smith who is currently residing in Lois' old dormitory room. Polly is upset because the other girls will not let her into a sorority house unless she has a boyfriend. L


Quote1.png I never thought you'd stoop that low to ruin things, just for being turned down for a movie part! Goodbye, Lois! I never want to see you again! Understand? Quote2.png
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Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #2 is an issue of the series Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (Volume 1) with a cover date of June, 1958.

Synopsis for "Superman's Secret Sweetheart"

Lois Lane visits her old alma mater, Raleigh College. She meets a young student named Polly Smith who is currently residing in Lois' old dormitory room. Polly is upset because the other girls will not let her into a sorority house unless she has a boyfriend. Lois contacts Superman and asks his assistance in helping Polly get into the sorority.

Superman arrives at Raleigh College and pretends to woo Polly Smith. His actions culminate in a fake marriage proposal at a sorority dance, and Polly becomes one of the most popular girls at school.

Appearing in "Superman's Secret Sweetheart"

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Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Sorority Members
    • Daphne (Single appearance)
    • Gloria (Single appearance)
    • Vera Stevens (Single appearance)
  • Shark

Other Characters:

  • Polly Smith (Single appearance)
  • United States Army
    • General (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Members of Press (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Ballroom Attendees (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Cinderella (Mentioned only)

Locations:

  • Pittsdale (First appearance; unnamed)
  • Government Test Site (Unnamed) (unknown location)
  • Ocean (Unnamed) (unknown location)
    • 30,000 Fathoms

Items:

  • Record (Destroyed)
  • Polly (space satellite)
  • Sputnik (Mentioned only)
  • The Times Newspaper
  • Courier Newspaper
  • Daily Planet Newspaper
  • Treasure Chest
  • Gown (made of gold by Superman)

Vehicles:



Synopsis for "Lois Lane in Hollywood"

Perry White arranges to meet with a Hollywood film director named Daryl Zorne. Daryl invites the entire staff of the Daily Planet to come onto the set of the Superman movie. He further offers them the chance to audition for parts playing themselves. Everyone participates in the screen tests and pass, except for Lois Lane. Daryl is unconvinced that she has any star quality and refuses to use her. Clark Kent changes into Superman and stages several incidents that help to bring out Lois' emotions – thus proving her thespian talents to Zorne. The director likes what he sees and agrees to give Lois another chance.

Appearing in "Lois Lane in Hollywood"

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Other Characters:

  • Daryl Zorne (director) (Single appearance)
  • Gilda Glamarr (actress playing the part of Lois Lane) (Single appearance)
  • Makeup Woman (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Cameraman (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • "Gunner" Gates (actor) (Single appearance)
  • Train Station employee (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)

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Items:

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Synopsis for "Superman's Forbidden Room"

A conman named Dan Jones gets a job at the Daily Planet as an elevator operator. Due to his physical resemblance to the Man of Steel, Dan convinces Lois Lane that he is in fact, Superman. He tries to manipulate Lois into stealing important evidence, but Lois quickly sees through the disguise and alerts the authorities. The police arrive and arrest Dan Jones.

Appearing in "Superman's Forbidden Room"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Dan Jones (elevator operator at the Daily Planet) (Single appearance)
  • Rackets Williams (Single appearance)
  • Member (Unnamed) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

Locations:

  • Metropolis
    • Daily Planet
      • Perry White's Office
    • Apartment
      • Penthouse
    • Dan Jones' Apartment
    • Metropolis Tower
    • Townley Reserve (outskirts of Metropolis)
  • Mexico (Mentioned only)

Items:

  • Wrist-Radio
  • Perry White's Safe
  • Kryptonite (Mentioned only)

Vehicles:

Notes

Trivia

  • Lois mentions that her college is in her hometown but the hometown is unnamed.
  • First appearance of Raleigh College though the college isn't named in the story.
  • In Lois Lane in Hollywood the movie being filmed was called The Life of Superman!


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