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Issue Details

Issue #218
Published July 1956
Cover Price $0.10
Pages 36
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (Superman); George Kashdan (backups)

Cover Details

Characters Superman; Super-Ape
Genre superhero
Pencils Wayne Boring
Inks Stan Kaye

12 page Superman story "The Super-Ape from Krypton"

Characters Lois Lane; Perry White; Super Ape; Shir Kahn; Jor-El; Krypton (flashback); Kryptonite; John Trask; Paul Spender
Synopsis Shir Kahn sends Kryptonian apes into space to test his rocket, but is too late to escape himself. Super Ape lands on Earth and is raised by apes in the jungle until discovered by Superman.
Genre superhero
Script Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils Wayne Boring
Inks Stan Kaye
Notes writer id by Bob Hughes 12/06
Reprinted in Century, The 100 Page Comic Monthly (K. G. Murray, 1956 series) #7

6 page Congo Bill story "The Strange Jungle Jinx"

Characters Janu the Jungle Boy; Congo Bill; Chota the Chimp; Jim Bell; Fred Troy
Genre jungle
Pencils Leonard Starr
Inks Leonard Starr

6 page Tommy Tomorrow story "Interplanetary Aquarium"

Genre science fiction
Script Otto Binder
Pencils Jim Mooney
Inks Jim Mooney