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Action Comics (1938 DC) 259

  • Issue #259
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 259
    Published Dec 1959 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0200213013
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom. Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Water damage. Residue. Art and story complete.
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Revenge of Luthor!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; Exposure to Red Kryptonite seemingly causes Superman and Superboy to exist simultaneously. Luthor takes advantage by trapping Superboy and forcing Superman to choose between Lois and Lana. 2/3-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The One-Ape Circus!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congorilla is captured by Nell Saxon and forced to perform in her circus. "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. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.