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Famous First Edition Action Comics (1974) DC Treasury Edition C-26SOFTCOVER VG/FN 5.0

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    Famous First Edition #C-26: Action #1. NOTE: This almost exact replica edition is 10 x 13-1/2" (about the size of a Life magazine); it has two covers. The original, 1938 first edition is standard comic book size. Softcover Edition. Cover art by Joe Shuster. Untitled one-pages story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; A space vehicle from a destroyed world lands on Earth, and its occupant becomes Superman; In addition, a scientific explanation for this being's powers is given. "The Coming of Superman," script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; Superman delivers a witness to the governor to stop an execution, then stops a wife-beater; Later Superman, as Clark Kent, goes out with Lois, but she earns the wrath of Butch Matson and Superman must save her; Finally, Clark is assigned a story on the South American republic of San Monte. Untitled "Chuck" Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming; Chuck begins a vendetta against the crooked ranch owners who have, by fraud, acquired the range lands he inherited after his father's death. "The Mystery of the Freight Train Robberies!", script and art by Fred Guardineer; Zatara and Tong investigate the murders of several railroad detectives and the theft of over $200,000 in loot. "South Sea Strategy" [Part 1] text story by Captain Frank Thomas. "Sticky-Mitt Stimson," script and art by Russell Cole [as Alger]; Sticky swipes some apples and is pursued by the police; He gets a lucky break to make good his escape. Untitled The Adventures of Marco Polo story, script and art by Sven Elven; Marco, his father and his uncle are given an audience with the new Pope; They are sent on a mission to satisfy a request from the Khan of Tartary for priests and men of learning. Untitled "Pep" Morgan story, script by Gardner Fox, art by Fred Guardineer; When the Boxing Commission runs a dirty fight trainer out of town, he swears his revenge... against Pep. Untitled Scoop Scanlon story, art by Will Ely; An international jewel thief arrives in America as a prisoner, but Scoop and Rusty are on hand to witness his escape with the help of his gang lying in wait. Untitled Tex Thomson story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily; Ken is framed for the murder of a man, and, with the help of Betty and Bobby, sets out to prove his innocence. Superman illustration on back cover. Cover price $1.00. Grade: VG/FN 5.0 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)

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