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Superman Comic Books & Graphic Novels

  • Issue #285
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 285
    Published Feb 1962 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover detached from bottom staple.
    • Label #1463417002
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The World's Greatest Heroine!, Part 1", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Superman reveals Supergirl to the world; President John F. Kennedy appearance; Jackie Kennedy cameo. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Infinite Monster!, Part 2", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl stops a creature from another dimension in her first solo adventure after Superman revealed her to the world. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #286
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 286
    Published Mar 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Jury of Super-Enemies!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Rava and his alien henchmen expose Superman to red kryptonite that will cause him to have nightmares. Justice League of America ad. Aquaman ad. "The Death of Luthor!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney and Curt Swan (Luthor's head, page 4, panel 4); Luthor is accidentally killed during a battle with Supergirl, and she travels to Atlantis and into outer space to find a way to restore him to life. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership - Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 485,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #287
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 287
    Published Apr 1962 by DC.
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    • Label #2018224003

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Perry White's Manhunt for Superman!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman must overcome the effects of Red Kryptonite which is giving him nightmares and stop Rava and the Superman Revenge Squad. Untitled Chief Hot Foot story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl helps out Legionnaires; then defeats Chameleon Men imposters. Letter to the editor from comics historian Jerry Bails. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #288
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 288
    Published May 1962 by DC.
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    • Label #1497461012
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Man Who Exposed Superman!", pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Hal Colby, once jailed by Superboy, poses as a TV producer in an attempt to determine Superman's secret identity. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. Superboy ad. Adam Strange ad. "The Man Who Made Supergirl Cry!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; The Phantom Zone villains use telepathy to force Fred Danvers to help them escape by making Supergirl cry and collecting her tears, which will make a powerful explosive. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #289
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 289
    Published Jun 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Super-Practical Joker!", art by Al Plastino; A new employee at the Daily Planet is a practical joker; Superman convinces him that practical jokes are not fun. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. Lightning Man & Saturn Woman's marriage 1st revealed in "Superman's Super-Courtship!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl tries to play matchmaker for her cousin Superman with Helen of Troy, Saturn Woman, and Luma Lynai of Staryl, but realizes she needs to leave Superman's love life up to fate. Ad for The Atom. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #290
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 290
    Published Jul 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan and Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois Lane figure touch-up), inks by George Klein. "Half a Superman!", pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Red Kryptonite particles in a comet cause Superman's left side, and Krypto's right side, to become vulnerable; unfortunately, it's on a day when Lois wants to prove that Superman is really Clark. Batman and Robin ad. Lois Lane ad. Supermen of America ad. 1st Supergirl emergency squad in "Supergirl's Super Boy-Friends!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; A gift from Phantom Girl is unfortunately made from Red Kryptonite, which makes Supergirl bestow super-powers on her mother, Dick, and Jerro when she kisses them. Superman ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #291
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 291
    Published Aug 1962 by DC.
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    • Label #1397051002

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The New Superman!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Red Kryptonite causes Superman to no longer be vulnerable to Green Kryptonite, but he is now vulnerable to other everyday objects. Supermen of America ad. Superman Krypton ad. 1st meeting of Supergirl and Mr. Mxyzptlk in "The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life, before deciding that Supergirl should marry him. Batman and Robin ad. Lois Lane ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #292
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 292
    Published Sep 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy!", art by Al Plastino; Superman travels to the planet Roxar where he is forced to defend Lex Luthor in a trial on a murder charge. One-page Homer story by Henry Boltinoff. 2nd appearance of Comet the Superhorse (see Adventure # 293 for 1st appearance) in "The Super-Steed of Steel!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl encounters Comet for the first time. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #293
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 293
    Published Oct 1962 by DC.
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    • Label #2002973001
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Feud Between Superman and Clark Kent!", script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; Red Kryptonite causes Clark and Superman to be split into two separate beings, but Superman tries to take steps to prevent them from being reunited when the effect wears off. Ad for the Atom. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Comet telepathically tells Supergirl how he was originally human, and loved by the sorceress Circe, until a jealous rival caused him to be changed into a horse. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #294
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 294
    Published Nov 1962 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Kryptonite Killer!", script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; Luthor escapes from his imprisonment on the planet Roxar with the help of three enhanced androids, then goes on an interplanetary crime spree. Batman ad. Joker-Luthor Incorporated! ad. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Mutiny of Super-Horse!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl thinks that Comet prefers movie star Liz Gaynor, his co-star in a new adventure film, but Superman discovers that Comet now has amnesia and doesn't remember Supergirl, or even that he has super-powers. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #295
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 295
    Published Dec 1962 by DC.
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    • Label #1465462004

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte. "Superman Goes Wild!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The Superman Revenge Squad uses a telepathic signal to hypnotize Superman into doing evil deeds; He finally creates a ruse to convince the Squad he is mad, and unleashes the Superman Emergency Squad from Kandor to attack the Revenge Squad members, who destroy themselves. One-page Jerry The Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Girl With the X-Ray Mind!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Lena demonstrates E.S.P. talents but is denied a job with the FBI, so Supergirl goes into the past to find more information on her to help her get the job. She finds Lena is really Lex Luthor's little sister and one of his experiments accidentally gave her telepathic powers. Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Pennies for UNICEF!" 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #296
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 296
    Published Jan 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Invasion of the Super-Ants!", art by Al Plastino; When giant ants invade Metropolis, Superman uses Red Kryptonite to alter his head to resemble an ant's, so that he can communicate with the ants, who have kidnapped Lois Lane. One-page Cora the Car Hop story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. Superman ad. Batman and Robin ad. "The Girl Who Was Supergirl's Double!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; A series of coincidental events lead Dick to believe that Lena is really Supergirl, and he begins to pay her extra attention, which makes Linda jealous. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer comic book ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #297
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 297
    Published Feb 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Man Who Betrayed Superman's Identity!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Perry White attempts to capture Gentleman Jerry, a crook posing as a hobo; Perry is hit on the head and has amnesia and is tricked into trying to find out Superman's secret identity. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Strange Sports Stories comic book ad. "The Forbidden Weapons of Krypton!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Kandorian scientist Lesla-Lar switches places with Lena Thorul, then frees Zod, Jax-Ur, and Kru-El from the Phantom Zone. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #298
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 298
    Published Mar 1963 by DC.
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    • Label #0224724011

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Clark Kent, Coward!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; A hot air balloon accident in the mountains strands Clark, Lois, and Jimmy in the hidden city of Mystri-Lor, where the queen decides she wants Clark as a husband. One-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Luthor teams up with the escaped Phantom Zone villains, who give him super-powers, but they eventually turn on him and try to expose him, Supergirl, and Superman to Gold Kryptonite. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #299
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 299
    Published Apr 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Story of Superman's Experimental Robots!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; Superman tests some new robots on the planet Tharrl, but the tests fail when an accident causes the robots to mutiny against their creator. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. Strange Sports Stories comic book ad. "The Fantastic Secret of Superbaby II!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is puzzled when a super-powered baby boy is brought to the Midvale Orphanage by a couple who look like the Kents. Supermen of America ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #300
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 300
    Published May 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Superman Under the Red Sun!", script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; The Superman Revenge Squad tricks Superman into following them into the far future where the sun has turned red and Superman loses his powers. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Return of Super-Horse!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Comet's amnesia is finally cured and he is reunited with Supegirl. Supermen of America ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #301
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 301
    Published Jun 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Trial of Superman!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Al Plastino; In order to preserve his secret identity and capture a dangerous criminal, Superman must pretend to kill Clark Kent and accept the consequences: a trial and conviction for murder. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Secret Identity of Super-Horse!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; When Comet helps Prince Endor of Zerox, the sorcerer's planet, the prince casts a spell that allows him to turn into a human when a comet is nearby. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #302
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 302

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Amazing Confession of Perry White," art by Al Plastino; To protect Perry White from criminals who are trying to kill him, Superman pretends to be Perry, but things get complicated when Lois learns his "secret identity" and publishes the story, and when Perry gets impatient and starts to pretend that he's Superman. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman ad. "The Day Super-Horse Went Wild!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; After Supergirl and Comet save Lori Lemaris and Jerro from Vostar, an Atlantean criminal scientist, he plots revenge by telepathically commanding Comet to go on a destructive spree through time and space. 36 pgs., full color.

    NOTE: "This is Part 4 of 4 of a running gag of covers that homage each other by legendary Superman artist Curt Swan that ran from 1958 to 1963. It is a series of covers I'm calling "The Desk Smash," and they appeared on the covers for Action Comics #237, 264, 284, and 302." – Odinson, mycomicshop.com Archivist

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  • Issue #303
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 303
    Published Aug 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Monster from Krypton!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Red Kryptonite transforms Superman into a giant Kryptonian monster, the Drang. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman ad. Batman and Robin ad. Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane ad. One-page Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Big Brother!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; When the Danvers' son Jan (long believed dead in Korea) returns, Linda shares her secret identity with him and gives him temporary super-powers. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #304
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 304
    Published Sep 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Interplanetary Olympics!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman and Lana are taken to the planet Vorn, where Superman is invited to compete in the Interplanetary Olympics. Supermen of America ad. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Origin & 1st appearance of Black Flame in "The Maid of Menace!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Black Flame, a super-powered villainess, tells Supergirl she is her descendant from the 40th century, but Supergirl eventually deduces that she is really from Kandor, and wipes out her powers with Gold Kryptonite. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #305
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 305
    Published Oct 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Why Superman Needs a Secret Identity!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; As Clark Kent is faced with a choice between saving his friends and protecting his secret identity, the reader is shown three different scenarios explaining why Superman needs to preserve that secret. The Flash ad. "The Girl Who Hated Supergirl!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney and John Forte (some panels); Karen Blair hates Supergirl because she believes that the rocket that brought Supergirl to Earth caused an accident that killed her father and crippled her brother. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #306
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 306
    Published Nov 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Great Superman Impersonation!", art by Al Plastino; Criminals from the South American country of El Salmado enlist Clark Kent to impersonate Superman as part of a plot to assassinate that country's president. The Flash ad. Supermen of America ad. One-page Homer story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Maid of Doom!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl believes that she has been poisoned by radiation which causes death for any super-being she touches, so she agrees to be exiled to the Phantom Zone. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #307
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 307
    Published Dec 1963 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Clark Kent - Target for Murder!", pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Clark Kent writes a series of articles that anger crime boss King Kobra, so he hires assassins to murder Clark. The Untold Stories of Superman ad. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases ad. "Supergirl's Wedding Day!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; The Kryptonian criminal Tor-An escapes from the Phantom Zone and attempts to humiliate Superman's family by marrying Supergirl, but is foiled when Supergirl's telepathic friends enlist the aid of Saturn Girl. Supermen of America ad. Action Comics ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #308
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 308
    Published Jan 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Superman Meets the Goliath-Hercules!", art by Al Plastino; A lightning bolt throws Superman into a parallel world, where he helps Hercules (who looks like Goliath) to perform a set of impossible tasks. The Untold Stories of Superman ad. "The Super-Tot from Nowhere!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl finds a young girl with super-powers and takes her home until she can find where she came from and who her parents are. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #309
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 309
    Published Feb 1964 by DC.
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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. John F. Kennedy (JFK) appears in "The Superman Super-Spectacular!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The television show "Our American Heroes" gathers many of Superman's friends for a surprise tribute; Lois and Lana are sure that Clark Kent will not appear; Later, Superman thanks President John F. Kennedy for disguising himself as Clark; cameo appearances by Batman, Robin, and the Legion of Super-Heroes.. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Untold Story of Argo City!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl learns that her parents survived the destruction of Argo City and that they are still alive in the Survival Zone, though she cannot reach them. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #310
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 310
    Published Mar 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Secret of Kryptonite Six!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Jax-Ur tricks Superman into releasing him from the Phantom Zone to save the people of Atlantis from a plague. Supermen of America ad. Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales ad. "Supergirl's Rival Parents!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Jim Mooney; Supergirl frees her Kryptonian parents from the Survival Zone, where they have been trapped since the destruction of Argo City. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #311
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 311
    Published Apr 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Superman, King of Earth!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Curt Swan; Red Kryptonite once again splits Clark and Superman into two people, and Superman is an egotistical bully who demands to be elected king of the world, threatening the United Nations with his super-powers. Hawkman ad. "The Day Super-Horse Became Human!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; On Valentines' Day, Comet watches as Supergirl is showered with affection, and he wishes that he could also express his feelings for her; He appeals to Circe to make him human. Bob Hope is featured in a one-page public service announcement, "The Golden Rule." 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #312
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 312
    Published May 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "King Superman Versus Clark Kent, Metallo," script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman, using Red K, splits himself and Clark Kent; Superman becomes a tyrant, and Clark a rebel assassin. Supermen of America ad. "The Fantastic Menace of the LL's", art by Jim Mooney; After an alien machine predicts that Supergirl's feats will be affected by "LL's", Supergirl finds words containing "LL" involved in a series of adventures, for better or for worse. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #313
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 313
    Published Jun 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Batman makes a guest appearance in the Superman story, "The End of Clark Kent's Secret Identity!", art by Al Plastino; The Android Master, a member of the Superman Revenge Squad, uses android doubles of Superman's friends to torment him. Supermen of America. One-page Cap's Hobby Center by Henry Boltinoff. "Lena Thorul, Jungle Princess!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; When Lena Thorul learns that she is Lex Luthor's sister, the shock causes her to lose her memory and she takes the identity of the Jungle Princess, using her telepathic powers to control animals. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #314
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 314
    Published Jul 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. Justice League of America cross-over in "The Day Superman Became the Flash!", script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; Aquaman discovers and delivers to Supermen a video recording of Jor-El that tells about several computer predictions he once commissioned to help him choose where to send his son's rocket after the destruction of Krypton; Superman watches it with his Justice League friends. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Supergirl's Tragic Ordeal!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Now living in Kandor, Supergirl's mother Allura suffers a health crisis because she misses Kara so deeply; Supergirl's adopted parents Fred and Edna Danvers agree to trade places with Zor-El and Allura. 9th Giant Superman Annual ad. Batman Family ad. Superman model kit ad on back cover with art by Swan. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #315
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 315
    Published Aug 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park ad with Superman. "The Juvenile Delinquents from Space!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Two boys from a distant planet visit Earth and cause trouble because they don't understand Earth customs; Superman convinces them to go home, but an escaped criminal has stowed away on their spaceship. The Origin of Super-Horse article, art by Jim Mooney. "The Menace of Supergirl's Mother!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Edna Danvers is poisoned by a Kandorian creature and becomes evil; She disguises herself as a Kandorian scientist and lures Zor-El and Allura into a Kryptonite trap. 9th Giant Superman Annual ad. Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #316
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 316
    Published Sep 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Zigi and Zagi's Trap for Superman!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; When Zigi and Zagi leave Earth for their own world the escaped convict "Slash" Sabre stows away on their ship; Superman follows them to retrieve Sabre. Supergirl's Boy Friends article. "Supergirl's Choice of Doom!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is shown a vision of the future that will force her to decide to kill either Superman or her own father; However, Zor-El and Allura faked the prediction so that they have an excuse to return to Kandor and can restore the Danverses to Earth. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #317
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 317
    Published Oct 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Superman's Rainbow Face!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Red Kryptonite causes Superman's emotions to be reflected in the color of his face, which means that Clark must hide the changes from Lois. One-page Tricksy story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Great Supergirl Double-Cross!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; When Supergirl mistakes Lena Thorul's new boyfriend for an enemy agent she breaks up their romance; Upon finding out that she was mistaken, she has to get them back together. The Story of Lena Thorul article. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #318
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 318
    Published Nov 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Death of Luthor!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Luthor escapes from prison and flees to the planet Lexor, where he is considered a hero; Superman pursues him, but accidentally kills Luthor in a fight. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. Supergirl's Time Trips article. "Supergirl Goes to College!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Linda graduates from high school and receives a scholarship to Stanhope College; She is asked to join the Alpha Lambda sorority. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #319
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 319
    Published Dec 1964 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Condemned Superman," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; As Superman's trial for the murder of Luthor progresses, conviction looks certain until he is able to prove that Luthor is not dead after all. Metamorpho the Element Man ad. Batman Silver Anniversary ad. One-page Broadway Ha-Lights story by Harry Lampert. "The Super-Cheat!", art by Jim Mooney; Linda's nemesis Donna Storm cheats to receive high marks, then frames Linda for theft when Supergirl helps Linda's classmates with their studies. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #320
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 320
    Published Jan 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Samson, Atlas, and Hercules gang up on Superman in "The Three Super-Enemies!", script by Otto Binder, art by Curt Swan (splash) and Al Plastino; To protect his secret identity, Superman is forced to call three heroes from the past to stop a gang of criminals menacing Metropolis, but he accidentally draws them from a parallel world where the heroes are really villains. "The Man Who Broke Supergirl's Heart," script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Interplanetary criminals Bronar and Skoll create an android whose mission is to make Supergirl fall in love with him so that he can lure her into a trap where her super-powers will be stolen. 80 Page Giant Superman Annual ad. John F. Kennedy is featured in a one-page public service announcement, "Salute to Courage." 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #321
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 321
    Published Feb 1965 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2093580010

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Superman - Weakest Man in the World!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; The Thiefmasters trap Superman on a red sun world where all the other inhabitants have super-powers and plan to attack Earth unless the powerless Superman can stop them. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Enemy Supergirl!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; A blood transfusion gives Linda's friend Debbie super-powers, but also affects her sanity, causing her to turn evil and impersonate Supergirl. Strange Worlds Superman Has Visited article. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!" 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #322
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 322
    Published Mar 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Coward of Steel!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; The Superman Revenge Squad exposes Superman to a ray that will turn him into a coward, but it only works when Superman is in his Clark Kent identity, which leads him to adopt another alias. Secret Origins comic book ad. "The Planet of Outcasts!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Three super-heroines invite Supergirl to their home planet of Feminax, where Supergirl is revered; However, the girls (and everyone on their world) are really evil and use Supergirl to help them revive three of the most evil women in Earth's history, so that Feminax can conquer the universe. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #323
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 323
    Published Apr 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Clark Kent in the Big House!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Clark Kent agrees to go undercover in prison to discover the secret location of an inmate's stolen money. One-page Hamid the Hypnotist story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Kryptonian Killer!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; On the planet Feminax, the Sisterhood of Evil hypnotizes Supergirl and forces her to commit evil deeds, culminating in the poisoning of Superman, but fortunately Comet is able to intervene and reverse the effects with the help of Circe. The Flash ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #324
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 324
    Published May 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Secret Life of Clark Kent!", script by Leo Dorfmanm, art by Al Plastino; Clark Kent accidentally discovers Crater Valley, where a Quaker colony has lived in seclusion since the eighteenth century. Superman ad. "The Black Magic of Supergirl!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl acquires the Satan Ring, which allows her to perform three deeds of black magic, but the price of using it will turn her into a demon. Superboy ad. Supermen of America ad. Letter to the editor from comics writer Cary Bates. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #325
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 325
    Published Jun 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Happy Hobby Time! public service announcement with Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. "The Skyscraper Superman!", pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Red Kryptonite turns Superman into a giant without superpowers who must stop aliens from stealing all the iron on Earth; Memories of an incident on Krypton that changed him into a giant infant help him figure out how to defeat the aliens. Supermen of America ad. "The Ugly Duckling Teacher of Stanhope College," script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Inspired by the musical "My Fair Lady," Supergirl helps an unpopular teacher to become more self-confident (with the help of Atlantean super-science). Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Happy Hobby Time!" Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #326
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 326
    Published Jul 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Legion of Super-Creatures!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Giant super-powered insects invade Earth and Superman cannot stop them; He must discover their planet of origin to defeat them. Teen Titans ad. "The Secret of Supergirl's Suitor!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; When Linda meets Al Mintor, she falls instantly in love with him, even though she later learns that he is a thief. Batman and Robin ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #327
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 327

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Superman stars in an imaginary story, "The Three Generations of Superman!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman I and Kal-El II discover a plot to invade the Earth. But can an aging hero and his super-young grandson save the day? How Superman Has Been Honored article recounting past stories. "Supergirl - Fugitive from Justice!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is accused of murder in another dimension and her worst accuser may be her cousin Superman! Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. The letters page contains a statement of ownership - average print run 716,000; average paid circulation 513,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #328
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 328
    Published Sep 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Superman's Hands of Doom!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Al Plastino; Mr. Gimmick arranges to have Superman's hands coated with two chemicals that will create a terrible explosion when they come together as he applauds the Superman Day parade in Metropolis. "The Ordeals of Dimension Z," script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; When Supergirl is taken to Dimension Z, she learns that her arrest was a ploy to get her to compete in the interdimensional Contest of Peril. Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane ad. Enemy Ace ad. Supermen of America ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #329
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 329
    Published Oct 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Ultimate Enemy!", script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; Superman fights a silent enemy clad in indestructible armor, which turns out to be made of Kryptonian metal. "Drang, the Destroyer!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is kidnapped and taken to the planet Gotha, where the Circle of Evil enlists her to fight the evil conqueror Drang. Superman and Batman with Robin for the First Time ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #330
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 330
    Published Nov 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Strange 'S' Spell on Superman!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Red Kryptonite causes Superman to steal things beginning with the letter "S" and give them to the poor. Justice League of America ad. "Supergirl's Duel with Dr. Supernatural!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; On the Purple Planet, Supergirl battles Drang, who has imprisoned the heroes of many different planets. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #331
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 331
    Published Dec 1965 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Clark Kent's Masquerade As Superman!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Lois arranges one copy of a fake newspaper with a headline revealing Superman's secret identity, but when it accidentally gets printed as the real thing, Perry and Lois want Clark to pretend to really be Superman as a publicity stunt. Cap's Hobby Center by Henry Boltinoff. Batman and Robin ad. "Operation Satan," script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl and the other imprisoned heroes eventually find a way to defeat Dr. Supernatural. Supergirl and Wonder Woman ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #332
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 332
    Published Jan 1966 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Super-Revenge of Lex Luthor!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Al Plastino; Luthor escapes from his asteroid prison and seeks revenge on Superman, because Superman has revealed to Lex's wife Ardora that Luthor is a criminal. Superman ad. Batman ad. Supergirl stars in an imaginary story, "How Superwoman Trained Superboy!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; On Krypton, Zor-El discovers that the planet is doomed, and he and his family travel to Earth, where they gain super-powers; Not long after, Gold Kryptonite takes away the powers of Zor-El and Allura, and they train their young daughter Kara to grow into a super-heroine. Superman ad. Teen Titans ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #333
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 333
    Published Feb 1966 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Superman's Super-Boo-Boos!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Al Plastino; Lex uses various inventions to make Superman look foolish and dangerous in public, to the point that Superman is paralyzed into inaction. Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars ad. Superman and Batman with Robin ad. The Many Faces of Superman ad, art by Curt Swan. Supergirl stars in an imaginary story, "The Duel Between Superwoman and Superboy!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Superwoman tries to train Superboy as her secret weapon, but he turns against her. Batman and Eclipso ad. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #334
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 334
    Published Mar 1966 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1106808015

    80-page Giant G-20; reprints origins of Supergirl, Streaky, Superhorse, and the Legion of Super-Heroes. Cover pencils by Jim Mooney (central image) and Curt Swan (surrounding images). "The Supergirl from Krypton!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl; She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. The Spectre ad. "The Cave-Girl of Steel," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl visits the stone age so that she can practice using her powers openly. "Supergirl's First Romance!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney. "Supergirl's Super-Pet," script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney. Supergirl's Two Sets of Parents article. "Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney. "The Three Super-Heroes," script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney. "Superboy Meets Supergirl!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Curt Swan. "The Super-Steed of Steel," script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney. Short text features, "When Supergirl Met Jimmy Olsen," "Supergirl's Two Sets of Parents," and "The Origin of Super-Horse." 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.25.