Friday, November 25, 2022

Today in Comics History, November 25: Happy birthday, Noel Neill!

Born on this day in 1920: movie serial and television's Lois Lane, Noel Neill!

from Lois Lane (1958 series) #7 (DC, February 1959), creators un credited and unknown

Here's Noel at the Superman/Muhammad Ali boxing match! D'you think she wondered "Hmmmm, where's Clark?" Zoom in on her and find out!

cover of All-New Collectors' Edition #C-56 (DC, March 1978), layout by Joe Kubert, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Neal Adams (?) and/or Cory Adams (?), logo design by John Workman
(Click top picture to GOAT-size)

But can you spot teen queen Noel Neen Neill in her recurring role as high school journalist Betty Rogers in the 7 films that make up Monogram's The Teen Agers series?

from Freddie Steps Out (Monogram, 1946), screenplay by Hal Collins and Arthur Dreifuss, directed by Arthur Dreifuss; riffed by Bridget Nelson and Mary Jo Pehl of RiffTrax

Happy birthday, Noel!

from Amazing World of DC Comics #1 (DC, July 1974)

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