Friday, September 25, 2009

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #97

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #97 (On Sale: September 25, 1969) has a cover by Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson.

We begin with our cover story "The Three Super-Sirens" drawn by Irv Novick.

The back-up is "The Mystery of Skull Island" a reprint from
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #16 drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. Clark Kent and Lois Lane go undercover as servants to Carlos Floyd, a rich actor, in order to get a story. Floyd has been faking the existence of his wife throughout the house, and no one has met her. Lois begins to suspect that Floyd has done away with his wife in order to gain her inheritance.

Lois finally discovers that Mrs. Floyd is just a mannequin. She sets a trap to force a confession from Carlos, but she ends up getting thrown from a balcony. Superman rescues her and catches the real killer, Sidney Willis, the Floyd lawyer. Carlos had been faking Mrs. Floyd’s existence in hopes of exposing her real killer.

Edited by Mort Weisinger.

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