Comic books in 'Superman'

  • Issue #155
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 155
    Published Apr 1951 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.07) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Cover detached, heavy water damage, 4" cumulative spine split, 6" tear in back cover.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Cover Girl Mystery starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. The Two Tommy Tomorrows, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Sands of Death by Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Gun That Killed the Vigilante starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. Human Rights for All public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #160
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 160
    Published Sep 1951 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.77) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split through wraps (cover intact). Heavy oxidation.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superman's Aunt Minerva, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Mystery of the Little Worlds starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Crime Circus starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Capture of the Four Aces starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Bob Brown. Old Folks are People, Too! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #161
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 161
    Published Oct 1951 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Exit – Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Pirate Planeteer starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Sabotage in Sarawak starring Congo Bill. The Duplicate Crimes starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Bob Brown. 52 pgs. $0.10. Last 52-page issue. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #163
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 163
    Published Dec 1951 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 6" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing, front cover detached.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Girl of Tomorrow starring Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Junkman of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Bandit Ghost starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Strangest Posse in the World starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #166
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 166
    Published Mar 1952 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Team's the Thing public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. The Three Scoops of Death starring Superman and Lex Luthor, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Earthbound Planeteer starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. Mission to Malaya starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Trickster of Deep River County starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #170
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 170
    Published Jul 1952 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Mad Artist of Metropolis starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. The Great Brain of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Gold That Changed to Lead starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The King of Handcuffs starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #171
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 171
    Published Aug 1952 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. It's Smart to Check -- And Double Check! public service announcement starring Superman. The Secrets of Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Invaders of Indigo Island starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Phantom Space Ship starring Tommy Tomorrow, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. A Cell for Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #172
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 172
    Published Sep 1952 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 5" spine split from bottom of comic, cover detached at one staple, piece missing from front cover.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Rules of Water Safety! public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Lois Lane... Witch starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. Survival In The Snow starring Congo Bill, pencils by Ed Smalle. The Eye of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Killer Horse of Hollow Hills starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #173
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 173
    Published Oct 1952 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.58) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Robot cover art by Win Mortimer. What do You Know about Other People? public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff. Superman's Invulnerable Foe!, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Crown of Ahagg! starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Death Ships from the Past! starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Vigilante Museum!, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #174
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 174
    Published Nov 1952 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.67) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. You Get What You Vote For! public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Man Who Shackled Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Safaris for Sale starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Lost Secret of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Lady Sharpshooter starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #181
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 181
    Published Jun 1953 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.90) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • INCOMPLETE. Half of last page missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The New Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Congo Bill – Coward, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Space-Mail Mystery starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. Jerry Jitterbug, script and art by Henry Boltinoff. The Forgotten Men of Ghost Town starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. Carelessness is No Joke! public service announcement starring Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Otto Feuer. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #184
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 184
    Published Sep 1953 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.70) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Pencil on back cover.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. How Safe Is Your Driving? starring Buzzy, art by Win Mortimer. The Forgotten Man of the Jungle! starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art Ed Smalle. The Holidays of Tomorrow! starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Crime Rhymes! starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #185
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 185
    Published Oct 1953 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.65) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. Superman's Million-Dollar Photos!, starring Al Plastino. The Hidden City! starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. Give Your Pet All the Breaks! starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Cosmic Jigsaw Puzzle! starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Treasure of Get-Rich Creek! starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #186
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 186
    Published Nov 1953 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Haunted Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Suicide Safari starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Hotrods of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Race to Old Forge starring Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #187
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 187
    Published Dec 1953 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 1-3/4" cover tear. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superman's New Super Powers, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Know Your Community! public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Plot to Capture the Crown starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Gifts from Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Man Who Killed Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #190
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 190
    Published Mar 1954 by DC.
    • 3" cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Boy Who Saved Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Man Who Wanted To Die A Hero starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Hunters of the Future starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. Vigilante's Adopted Tribe, art by Howard Sherman. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #192
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 192
    Published May 1954 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first two wraps, affects art and story.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Welcome, Amigo public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. The Man Who Sped Up Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Bad Boys of the Jungle starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Singing Spaceman starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Red Dust Bandit starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Howard Sherman. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #193
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 193
    Published Jun 1954 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Golden Superman, art by Al Plastino. No Guns for Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Living Toys starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Broadway Posse starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Howard Sherman. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #197
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 197
    Published Oct 1954 by DC.
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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Stolen 'S' Shirts starring Superman, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino. The Chimp Who Became a King starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Masked Gladiator starring Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #200
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 200
    Published Jan 1955 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1166763001

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Tests of a Warrior! starring Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Human Circus! starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. Bombo, Killer of the Jungle! starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #201
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 201
    Published Feb 1955 by DC.
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    Last pre-comics code issue. Cover by Al Plastino. "The Challenge of Stoneman!", art by Al Plastino; An inventors time machine takes him, Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Perry White, and a mobster to the distant past, where the crook assumes the identity of Stoneman and tries to control a tribe of cavemen. "The Great Jungle Baseball Game!" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Willie the Office Boy one-page story. Bebe one-page story by Henry Boltinoff. "Milkman in Space!" starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #203
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 203
    Published Apr 1955 by DC.
    • Interior is complete. REMAINDERED COPY. In the past, comics that went unsold at the newsstand had 1/4 to 1/3 of the cover removed. The book was then returned to the publisher for credit.

    Cover by Al Plastino. Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up! public service announcement starring Peter Porkchops, script by Jack Schiff, art by Rube Grossman. "The International Daily Planet," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; When Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen are assigned to foreign offices of the Daily Planet overseas, Superman must save his two friends from smugglers who have captured them. One-page Daffy Doodle story. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill, Gladiator," art by Ed Smalle. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #207
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 207
    Published Aug 1955 by DC.
    • 4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Four Superman Medals," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman must find a way of attending the annual policemans dinner, during which a Superman Medal will be presented, both as himself and as Clark Kent. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Mystery of the Space Mutiny" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. "Janu, the Human Chimp" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #209
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 209
    Published Oct 1955 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Cover detached, 2 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Man Who Was Mightier Than Superman," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; A man who appears to have greater powers than Superman appears in Metropolis, to the Man of Steels surprise. One-page Bebe story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Space Hall of Fame" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Untitled Jerry Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Amazing Desert Ship" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #211
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 211
    Published Dec 1955 by DC.
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    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Superman Spectaculars," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Perry White has Superman go to four foreign countries and do spectacular stunts for photographers there, to be published in those nations' editions of the Daily Planet; But none of the pictures are used in those newspapers; A bewildered Superman goes to Smallville for a celebration of the anniversary of his landing on Earth. "The Great Jungle Bank Mystery" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. One-page Strange Laws story by Henry Boltinoff. "Undersea Ghost City" text story by Hal Miller, art by Raymond Perry. "The Secret of Bandit X" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #213
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 213
    Published Feb 1956 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Residue on cover.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "Paul Paxton Alias Superman," art by Al Plastino; A man named Paul Paxton turns up with several indications of secretly being Superman, which is news to Clark Kent. -page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "Jungle King For A Day" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. -page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. "I Hunted the Green Fire" text story by Jonathan Maxwell. "The Robot Crook of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #216
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 216
    Published May 1956 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Menace of Metropolis," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; When Metropolis is attacked by alien weapons, Superman discovers they were built long ago by Jor-El. "The Jungle of Doom" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Mystery of the Ghost Bomb article by Jack Miller (as John MacKenzie), art by Raymond Perry. "Space Safari" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Treasury of Books!" 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #217
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 217
    Published Jun 1956 by DC.
    • Heavy staple rust.
    • 3" spine split from bottom of comic.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Amazing Super-Baby," art by Al Plastino; Somebody leaves a baby on Clark Kent's doorstep, who just happens to have super powers. "The One-Man Safari," art by Ed Smalle; Somebody makes a movie about Congo Bill in which he appears to have super-strength, so Bill has to develop super-strength in real life. "Secrets of the Planeteers" starring Tommy Tomorrow, Cosmo Rey, and Cadet Parker, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #219
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 219
    Published Aug 1956 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Treasure Hoard," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is accumulating incredible wealth in a cavern of his own making, but no one seems to know the reason why. "The Amazing Army of Apes," script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle; A military officer appears to go crazy and starts to think apes are his soldiers. 3/4–page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Day I Beat the Baseball Jinx," script by Jack Miller (as Jack Mason), art by Raymond Perry. "Tom Thumb Tommy Tomorrow," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #221
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 221
    Published Oct 1956 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.07) will be charged at checkout. It ships immediately from our office.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1249763014

    1st Silver Age issue. Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman's New Super-Power," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An encounter with a comet in space gives Superman magnetic powers. "Congo Bill - Witch Doctor," art by Howard Sherman. "The Sleeping Beauty of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #224
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 224
    Published Jan 1957 by DC.
    • Three holes punched through entire book, slightly interrupts art and story.
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    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Secret of Superman Island," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman creates an island in his image, but refuses to let anyone land on it. "The Golden Gorilla," art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill meets a golden gorilla that seems to be intelligent and has to protect it from hunters. "Seven Disappearing Wonders of Space!" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. Little Pete one-page story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #225
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 225
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • Married partial front cover (bottom right corner replaced).
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    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Death of Superman," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; A Superman robot comes to the Daily Planet and reveals to Perry White, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen that the real Superman is dead. "The Doomed Safaris!" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. -page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. I Jumped 3 1/2 Miles And Lived article. "The Interplanetary Fort Knox," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow vs. Orion Orton. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #227
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 227
    Published Apr 1957 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.87) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 3" cumulative spine split, cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Man with the Triple X-Ray Eyes," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An occurrence in space causes Superman to lose control of his X-ray vision, making him burn up anything he looks at. "The Great Jungle Animal Count" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 2/3-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Strange Road under the Sea article. "The Girl Planeteer" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #228
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 228
    Published May 1957 by DC.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman's Super-Skyscraper," art by Al Plastino; Superman constructs a skyscraper in Metropolis and turns it into a museum of his past cases. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Gorilla King of the Jungle" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman; A former Hollywood animal star, Kongorilla is being returned to the jungle, but his former trainer tries to prove the ape has human intelligence. Two-page Lionel and His Lions story by Henry Boltinoff. "Space Dreams for Sale" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. A Date With Effie public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Curt Swan. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #229
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 229
    Published Jun 1957 by DC.
    • Interior tears.
    • 1-1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.32) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple, residue on back cover.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Superman Satellite," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; After destroying an asteroid in space, Superman is informed that he has become poisonous and that he must never touch the Earth again. "The Great Jungle Swindle" starring Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy, script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy. Half-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Games That Save Lives article. "The Milky Way Hunt," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #231
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 231
    Published Aug 1957 by DC.
    • Extensive staple rust/migration. 1-1/2" spine split, cover detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 1-1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.60) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Sticker on first page.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Jimmy Olsen finds that he will be the king of the island of Vumania if he performs three tasks, but a gang of crooks is out to see that he doesn't. "Congo Bill's Useless Partner," script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy. Stunts For A Rainy Day article. "The Academy Awards of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow and Planet Pete, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Cannonball Charlie story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #232
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 232
    Published Sep 1957 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon clipped, affects art and story.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan (1st Swan cover in Action), inks by Stan Kaye. "The Story of Superman, Junior," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Johnny Kirk's father blasts him into space because he thinks Earth is soon to be destroyed by a meteor; After Superboy deflects the meteor, he asks him to find his son. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Three Dives to Doom" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. "Riddle of the Space Rainbow" script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow vs. "Nova" Norton. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #233
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 233
    Published Oct 1957 by DC.
    • 2" spine tear from bottom of comic.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Land of A Million Supermen," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; When Clark Kent is accidentally stranded in the nation of Borgonia, he discovers that everyone there, including himself, must wear a Superman costume on pain of death... which is a giant trap the dictator of Borgonia has set for the real Superman. "The Jungle Eskimo" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. So You Want to Be an Engineer text story. "The Forbidden Robots," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy and Brent stop the transport of smuggled forbidden robots. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #234
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 234
    Published Nov 1957 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • 3" cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Creature of 1,000 Disguises," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An alien from the planet Zar named Gollo comes to Earth and befriends a runaway boy named Johnny Miles; Superman finds the boy and brings him home to his parents; Missing his friend, Gollo begins searching all throughout Metropolis trying to find him. He uses his mysterious alien powers to assume a variety of disguises; Superman encounters Gollo and realizes his connection to Johnny Miles. "The Robot Animals" starring Congo Bill, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. The First Baseball Game article. Casey the Cop two-page story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Interplanetary Hitchhiker" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #235
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 235
    Published Dec 1957 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.07) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • 1" spine split from top of comic, centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois belongs to a club of women whose lives have been saved by Superman, and while on a cruise, the club is marooned on an island ruled by Amazon warriors; Superman comes to save them but by Amazon custom he must perform various tasks dreamed up by the women or marry the one at whose task he fails. "Interplanetary Joy Ride" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. "Secret of the Giant Idol" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #236
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 236
    Published Jan 1958 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached, 3" cumulative spine split, staple added (not manufacturing).
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.30) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's New Uniform," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lex Luthor disguises himself and approaches Superman; He tricks Superman into surrendering his costume to him for experimental purposes; As a substitute, he provides Superman with a bright yellow and purple replacement costume. The costume is fitted with an anti-Kryptonite belt; While Superman fights crime in his new costume, Luthor sheds his disguise and dons Superman's original red and blue garb. "The Man Who Talked to Animals" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. "Space Chump #1," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #237
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 237
    Published Feb 1958 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.70) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Interior is complete. Extensive water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Exposed Identity," script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; A newspaper tycoon fakes his own death in order to get Superman to reveal his secret identity to him. 2/3-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Curse of the Golden Touch" starring Tommy Tomorrow and the Nebula Gang, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 2/3-page Funny Facts cartoon by Martin Naydel. "The Jungle Fort on Wheels!" starring Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy, script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. One-page Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #239
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 239
    Published Apr 1958 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple, 1-1/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's New Face," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is caught in an atomic explosion and afterwards must bandage his face, or wear a lead mask, to keep anyone from seeing what happened to him. One-page Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Puzzle of the Jungle Pyramid!" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. Untitled Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Untitled Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Toys That Stopped Space Crime" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #241
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 241
    Published Jun 1958 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Interior is complete. Back cover missing, front cover attached by an added staple. Splitting through several wraps at spine.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Batman guest appearance in Superman cover story, "The Super-Key to Fort Superman," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Someone has broken into Superman's Fortress of Solitude, so Superman searches the place for clues. 2/3-page Hollywood Ha-Lights story by Harry Lampert. One-page Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Great Jungle Hoax" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman ad. "The Strangest Crew in the Universe" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #242
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 242
    Published Jul 1958 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($31.47) will be charged at checkout. It ships immediately from our office.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1355860014

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Origin and first appearance of Brainiac, and the first mention of the shrunken city of Kandor in "The Super-Duel in Space," script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; While on an experimental rocket, Clark and Lois encounter the alien Brainiac, who plans to shrink and bottle the great cities of Earth and then use them to repopulate his planet; Superman gets inside Brainiacs ship when the villain snatches Metropolis and there finds a bottle with the Kryptonian city of Kandor. Untitled Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Traffic Cop of 2058, A.D." starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. "Safari From Space," art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill vs. Xov. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #244
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 244
    Published Sep 1958 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at both staples.
    • 5" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at both staples.
    • Tape along spine, staples added. (not manufacturing)

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Merman of the Sea," script by Otto Binder, art by Curt Swan; Superman pretends to join forces with underwater-dwelling aliens in order to trick them into believing Earth's seas are too salty for them. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Riddle of the Roc" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman; When an explorer finds the roc, a giant mythical bird, he uses the creature to help him steal diamonds. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mystery of the Three Space Rookies" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #245
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 245
    Published Oct 1958 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.16) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Shrinking Superman!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois accidentally releases from Kandor the criminal Zak-Kul, who traps Superman in Kandor and takes over his life; Lois marries Zak-Kul thinking him Kal-El, but he tries to kill Lois because she keeps asking him Kal-El's secret id. "The Interplanetary Scarecrow," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Secret of the Super Animals," script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #246
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 246
    Published Nov 1958 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Krypton on Earth!", pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Real estate promoter Jonas Smith creates the planned community of Krypton Island, which opens with a pageant featuring a re-enactment of Jor-El and Lara sending Baby Kal-El to Earth; But Superman realizes Smith is a wanted criminal and stops him from smuggling off Krypton Island diamonds that Superman made from coal. "The King of Cages" starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. "Destination Unknown" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #248
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 248
    Published Jan 1959 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.87) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by mycomicshop's experienced graders and ships immediately from our office.
    • Centerfold detached, 8.5" tear in first page.

    Origin and first appearance of Congorilla. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Man No Prison Could Hold!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman becomes a prisoner of an island work camp in order to discover what weapon a Nazi scientist is creating. One-page Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. Congo Bill series becomes Congorilla with "The Amazing Congorilla!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill saves the life of tribal Chief Kawolo, who gives him a magic ring that can cause his mind to be exchanged with that of a golden gorilla; Later, a movie crew tries to capture the now-intelligent Congorilla. Supermen of America ad. "The Graveyard of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #249
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 249
    Published Feb 1959 by DC.
    • Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Kryptonite Man!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Luthor takes a liquid kryptonite serum which makes it impossible for Superman to get near him; Superman makes a lead suit to protect himself, but Luthor has discovered a way to turn lead into glass. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Man-Ape's Mountain Mission," script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; As Congorilla goes on a dangerous mission to rescue some plane crash survivors, the body of Congo Bill is locked in a shack which is about to be blown up. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Gambling Asteroid" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.