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Action Comics (1938 DC) 396

  • Issue #396
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 396
    Published Jan 1971 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple and loose at other.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.34) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #A7EB23-006

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Twenty years in the future, Superman had lost most of his powers and is living on the streets of Metropolis, where scientific advances have rendered him useless. Two-page 1971 preview for Superman books includes Jimmy Olsen & the Newsboy Legion by Jack Kirby, Rose & Thorn in Lois Lane, Supergirl in Adventure Comics, World's Finest with Flash, Robin, and Green Lantern. Tales of the Fortress back-up, "The Invaders from Nowhere!", script by Leo Dorfman (as Geoff Brown), pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Aliens from a microscopic world inside Superman's Fortress kidnap him and force him to use his powers to rejuvenate their world. One-page profile of Leo Dorfman, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.