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Action Comics (1938 DC) comic books

  • Issue #0
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 0

    Zero Hour issue; "The Yesterday Man" by David Micheline (script)and Jackson Guice/Denis Rodier (art); Superman/Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Conduit, Ma Kent appearance. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #1
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 1
    Published Jun 1938 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Page 24 only.
    • Label #2016059008
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Page 29 only.
    • Label #2016998007

    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Legendary issue featuring the origin and 1st app. of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. 1st app. of Zatara and Lois Lane. One-page Superman 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. Superman ad. "The A-G Gang," 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" 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, 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. "The Light Heavyweight Championship," 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. "The International Jewel Thief," 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. "Murder in England," 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. Stardust cartoon. Odds 'n Ends cartoon by Sheldon Moldoff on inside back cover. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 6
    Published Nov 1938 by DC.
    • Moderate professional restoration
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Professional Restoration includes: Back cover and small pieces of front cover reattached, pieces added to cover, cover and centerfold reinforced, tear seals to cover, cover cleaned.
    • Label #455-AC-001
    • CGC Qualified
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Centerfold Married. (Very small amount of dried glue on cover.)
    • Label #0095446001

    Cover art by Leo E. O'Mealia. 1st app. of Jimmy Olsen. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Double Trouble [Part 1] starring Tex Thomson, art by Bernard Baily. Scoop Scanlon, Five-Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. The Emerald of Cheops starring Zatara Master Magician, script and art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 9
    Published Feb 1939 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($126.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Moderate professional restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Professional Restoration Includes: Back cover re-attached, pieces added to cover, cover & centerfold reinforced, cover cleaned, front cover reglossed.
    • Label #455-AC-002

    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. The Mad Lama starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. Candid Comic Camera one-pager, art by Bob Kane. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 11
    Published Apr 1939 by DC.
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    • Slight amateur restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slight/Moderate Amateur restoration includes: Small amount of color touch on cover, tiny pieces added to cover, cover cleaned. All three edges trimmed.
    • Label #127-AA-002

    Cover art by Fred Guardineer. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (as Jerome Siegel), art by Joe Shuster. Superman called the Man of Steel for the first time. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Sea Ghost starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10.

    NOTE: "1st time Superman uses his X-Ray Vision." - Odinson, mycomicshop.com Archivist

    Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 13
    Published Jun 1939 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • INCOMPLETE. 1/3 of back cover missing. Piece torn out of page 32, slightly affects story. Tape on cover. Extra staples added after manufacturing.
    • Label #1417264001

    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter story, art by Will Ely. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Adventures of Marco Polo story, art by Sven Elven. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Swamp of Satan starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 15
    Published Aug 1939 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Coverless. INCOMPLETE. 1st wrap missing, affects story.
    • Label #1495411002

    Fred Guardineer cover and art. Joe Shuster, Bob Kane, Bernard Baily and Sheldon Moldoff art. Superman cover; ad for Detective Comics; Clip Carson story; Interior back cover full page ad for 1939 New York World's Fair Comics. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 17
    Published Oct 1939 by DC.
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    • INCOMPLETE. 1/2 of the first 7 pages are missing. Interrupts art and story.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Pedigree: Mass. Copy
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold only.
    • Label #1171052015

    Superman, Pep Morgan, the Adventures of Marco Polo, Tex Thompson (art by Bernard Baily), Chuck Dawson, and Zatara (art by Fred Guardineer). Full-page ads for Superman # 2 and New York World's Fair Comics. Superman cover. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 19
    Published Dec 1939 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • INCOMPLETE. Coverless.
    • Label #320-AA-002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.57) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Pedigree: Northland
    • Coverless/incomplete. 1st 3 wraps missing, affects story.
    • Label #1462523001

    Start Superman covers - Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman story (in which Clark Kent is credited as a Daily Star reporter), script by Jerry Siegel, art Joe Shuster. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Clip Carson story, script by Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane. The Zombies starring Tex Thomson, art by Bernard Baily. Three Aces story, art by Bert Christman (as Christopher). The Gorilla King starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Full page ad for 1939 New York World's Fair. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 21
    Published Feb 1940 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • 1 long piece of archival tape on interior cover.
    • Label #667E07-001
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    • Title piece of front cover ONLY.

    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Pep Morgan story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Chuck Dawson story, art by Homer Fleming. Clip Carson story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Three Aces story, art by Bert Christman (as Christopher). The Deaths on the Moor starring Zatara Master Magician, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. 2 ads for More Fun #52 (1st Spectre). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 22
    Published Mar 1940 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Tape on two 2" spine splits, 2 more pieces of tape on cover.

    Superman, Pep Morgan, Chuck Dawson, Clip Carson, Tex Thompson (art by Bernard Baily), Three Aces, and Zatara (art by Fred Guardineer). Full-page ad for Superman # 15. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 23
    Published Apr 1940 by DC.
    • Conserved
    • Paper: White
    • Conservation includes: spine split sealed to cover, cover reinforced.
    • Label #1399196002

    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster. Pep Morgan story, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Clip Carson story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Treasure Tower starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. 1st app of Lex Luthor (with red hair), 1st app of Black Pirate, 1st mention of Daily Planet instead of Daily Star, 1 panel ad for The Spectre in More Fun. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 25
    Published Jun 1940 by DC.
    • Slight professional restoration
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: spine splits sealed to cover, cover and centerfold reinforced.
    • Label #1138393015
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
      Other items consigned by Bud Plant
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects Three Aces and Tex Thomson stories.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first three wraps and fourth and fifth pages.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by Fred Guardineer (as Gene Baxter). The Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Calero the Rebel Leader starring Clip Carson, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The One Man Crime Wave starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 27
    Published Aug 1940 by DC.
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    • Paper: Slightly britle
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #2105285004

    A Superman adventure leads off this issue, followed by: Pep Morgan story by Gene Baxter --- The Black Pirate by Sheldon Moldoff --- Untitled Three Aces story A Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster. Tex Thompson in "The Return of the Gorrah!" --- An untitled Clip Carson adventure --- Zatara, the Master Magician in "The Vanished Explorer!" Full page ad for Superman #6. Full page ad for Supermen of America club. Inside front cover ad for All Star Comics #1 plus ads for Batman #1, Superman #5 and Detective #41. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 28
    Published Sep 1940 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #469-AA-001

    Superman, Pep Morgan, Black Pirate (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Three Aces, Tex Thompson (art by Bernard Baily), Clip Carson (art by Moldoff), and Zatara (art by Fred Guardineer). Full-page ads for Superman # 6 and Supermen of America fan club. Half-page ads for New York World's Fair Comics (1940), the Superman radio show, and All Star Comics # 1 and Mutt & Jeff (# 2?). 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 29
    Published Oct 1940 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Piece missing from 27th page, slightly affects art.
    • Label #349-AA-001

    1st Lois Lane cover - Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Red Raiders starring The Black Pirate, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. The Puppet Murder Case text story by Gardner F. Fox. Clip Carson story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Fred Guardineer. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 30
    Published Nov 1940 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1169824001
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing and scratching to front and back of slab.
    • Label #737-AA-004
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1488668016

    Cover by Joe Shuster. Superman faces off against the evil magic of Zolar in an untitled Superman story by Jerry Siegel and Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster); 'Pep' Morgan by George Papp; "Three Aces" (script by Gardner F. Fox, pencils by Chad Grothkopf); "Jon Valor the Black Pirate" by Sheldon Moldoff; "Tex Thompson" (art by Bernard Baily); "Clip Carson" by Papp; Zatara the Master Magician and the "Mottled Death" (script by Fox, art by Joseph Sulman). Two page text piece, "Tall Timber" by Bert London. Filler: "Danny Dubb" (pencils by Stan Aschmeier), "Fantastic Facts (signed by Papp), and a book review, "The Royal Road to Romance," by Richard Halliburton. (Thanks to Grand Comics Database for much of the above information!) Full page ad for the Superman Radio Program, "The Return of the Yellow Mask." 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 31
    Published Dec 1940 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Piece re-attached to front cover with tape.
    • Label #1248335004

    Cover art by Joe Shuster and Leo Nowak. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jack Burnley (signed as Joe Shuster). Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. The Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Hidden City of Death starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Tex Thomson story, art by Bernard Baily. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 34
    Published Mar 1941 by DC.
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    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Piece of tape on interior cover.

    Superman gets trapped in a mine--but not for long! Also in this issue: Pep Morgan (art by George Papp), Black Pirate (art by Sheldon Moldoff), Three Aces, Mr. America (art by Bernard Baily), Clip Carson (art by Papp), and Zatara the Master Magician. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 38
    Published Jul 1941 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1998251004
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • 4" crack to lower right of slab.
    • Label #1290426003
    • Cover detached at one staple and loose at the other. Centerfold detached. 1.5" cumulative spine split (chew).

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Novak (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. Pep Morgan story, art by George Papp. Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Treacherous Ministers of Atlantis starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. The Mines of Ophir starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 41
    Published Oct 1941 by DC.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • Sticker attached to front cover.
    • Label #1249875001

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy (signed as Joe Shuster). Tuerto the Bandit starring Pep Morgan, art by George Papp. Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Jungle Drums starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 42
    Published Nov 1941 by DC.
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    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Shuster Shop. The Vigilante story (origin/1st appearance), script by Mort Weisinger, art by Mort Meskin. Black Pirate story, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. Bob Daley becomes Fat Man, origin of Mr. America's magic Flying Carpet, The Queen Bee and Lex Luthor appearances. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 43
    Published Dec 1941 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1197382002
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    • Full length spine split in first wrap.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. The Vigilante story, art by Mort Meskin. The Adventure of the Ancient Airplane starring Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 45
    Published Feb 1942 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #C5D43E-002

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. The Head starring The Vigilante with 1st app of Stuff (Vigilante's Asian sidekick), script by Mort Weisinger, pencils by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Mr. America story, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 46
    Published Mar 1942 by DC.
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    • Extensive water damage.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. The Devil's Playground starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy. Crimes in Color starring Vigilante, script by Mort Weisinger, art by Mort Meskin (signed as Mort Morton Jr.). Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Chad Grothkopf. Iron Giant starring Mr. America and Fatman, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 47
    Published Apr 1942 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($31.17) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack and scratching to front on slab.
    • Label #0916811002

    1st Lex Luthor cover in comics - Cover art by Fred Ray. Powerstone starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela; story continued in part in Superman #17. Vigilante story, script by Mort Weisinger, pencils by Mort Meskin. Three Aces story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Skeletons in Armor starring Mr. America, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. Congo Bill story, art by Fred Ray. Zatara story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 49
    Published Jun 1942 by DC.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split held together with tape.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, affects art and story. 1" tear through margin of entire book.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. The Puzzler!! starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster), inks by Ed Dobrotka. The Rainbow Man starring Vigilante, pencils by Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton). The Mystery of the Meandering Mansion starring Three Aces, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Louis Cazeneuve. The Crime Machine starring Mr. America, script by Ken Fitch, art by Bernard Baily. The Last Shipment starring Congo Bill, art by Fred Ray. The Story of the Magical Mobsters starring Zatara, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Joseph Sulman. 68 Pages, Full Color, $0.10. Cover price $0.10.