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  • Issue #169
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 169
    Published Jun 1952 by DC.
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Includes certificate of authenticity for Jerome Wenker collection.
    • Cover detached. Staple rust with migration. Water damage. Mold.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Hop On the Welfare Wagon! public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Caveman Clark Kent starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. Spaceman by Proxy starring Tommy, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti. The Pursuit of Congo Bill starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Phantom Sheriff starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #172
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 172
    Published Sep 1952 by DC.
    • 2" cumulative spine split from chew. Staple rust.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Rules of Water Safety! public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Lois Lane... Witch starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. Survival In The Snow starring Congo Bill, pencils by Ed Smalle. The Eye of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Killer Horse of Hollow Hills starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $377 ACTION COMICS #172 CGC 4.0 VG Superman 1952 ONLY 12 Graded SCARCE! Congo BoB

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  • Issue #173
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 173
    Published Oct 1952 by DC.
    • Water damage.

    Robot cover art by Win Mortimer. What do You Know about Other People? public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff. Superman's Invulnerable Foe!, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Crown of Ahagg! starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Death Ships from the Past! starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Vigilante Museum!, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    1 day left Auction Action Comics #173 CGC 7.5. Superman. Space Planeteer. 1952 Classic Robot Cover

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  • Issue #174
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 174
    Published Nov 1952 by DC.
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. You Get What You Vote For! public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Man Who Shackled Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Safaris for Sale starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Lost Secret of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Lady Sharpshooter starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #175
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 175
    Published Dec 1952 by DC.
    • Water spotting. Pencil markings inside front cover.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. 5 Against Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! public service announcement starring Superman, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Killer's Bodyguard starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Statue from Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Sailor on Horseback starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #176
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 176
    Published Jan 1953 by DC.
    • 6" cumulative spine split. Cover detached (staples added). Staple rust with migration.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Muscles for Money starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. The Man-Eater of Mandalao! starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The End of the Planeteers! starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. Free Speech -- Free for All! starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. The Impossible Legend starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cited in Parade of Pleasure. Cover price $0.10.

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    $500 ACTION COMICS #176 DC COMICS 1953 GOLDEN AGE CGC 5.5 GRADED!

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  • Issue #177
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 177
    Published Feb 1953 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #4356436009
    • 2" cumulative spine split. 2 center wraps detached at one staple. Residue.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Holiday Spirit! public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Anti-Superman Weapon, art by Al Plastino. I Rode With the Outlaw Cameleers starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Children from Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. Five Bandannas for Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #183
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 183
    Published Aug 1953 by DC.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Perfect Plot to Kill Superman, art by Al Plastino. The Stamp of Doom starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art Ed Smalle. How to Spend a Summer Week! starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art Win Mortimer. The Showboat of Space starring Tommy Tomorrow, art Jim Mooney. The Jinx Saddle starring Vigilante, art by Bob Brown. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #189
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 189
    Published Feb 1954 by DC.
    • Full-length spine split. Cover and interior oxidation.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Clark Kent's New Mother and Father starring Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The Mail-Order Hunter starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. The Forbidden World starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The One-Armed Bandit starring Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Issue #191
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 191
    Published Apr 1954 by DC.
    • Cover oxidation. Water spotting.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Calling Doctor Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Janu, the Jungle Boy starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, Ed Smalle. Nine Worlds Hotel starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Jim Mooney. The Purple Raiders of Cripple Hill starring Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    3 days left Auction Action Comics #191 Golden Age 1954 DC Superman
    2 days left Auction ACTION COMICS #191 (1954) G/VG Nice Lower Grade Book! 1st Janu in Congo Bill

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  • Issue #192
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 192
    Published May 1954 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #3695563013

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Welcome, Amigo public service announcement starring Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. The Man Who Sped Up Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Bad Boys of the Jungle starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Singing Spaceman starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Red Dust Bandit starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $350 ACTION COMICS #192 COMIC BOOK 1954 STALMANNEN SWEDISH VARIANT CGC 6.0
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  • Issue #194
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 194
    Published Jul 1954 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #3887516002
    • 1" Spine split from top.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Outlaws from Krypton starring Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Bare-Handed Hunter starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The Impossible Space Ship starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. The Unlucky Horseshoe starring Vigilante, script by Dick Wood, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Issue #196
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 196
    Published Sep 1954 by DC.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Adventures of Mental Man starring Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Jungle Circus starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. The World Series of Tomorrow starring Tommy Tomorrow, art by Jim Mooney. Vigilante -- Foreign Correspondent, art by Howard Sherman. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $250 ACTION COMICS #196 Fine (1954) (44 pages)
    $250 Action Comics 196 CGC 4.5 CR/OW Pages Superman DC SWEET
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  • Issue #198
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 198
    Published Nov 1954 by DC.
    • Water spotting.

    Cover art by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye. The Six Lives of Lois Lane! starring Superman, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Janu's Jungle Romance! starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Stand-In for the Prairie Troubadour! starring Vigilante, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $150 Action Comics, Vol. 1 198
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  • Issue #207
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 207
    Published Aug 1955 by DC.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Pedigree: Mohawk Valley
    • Mohawk Valley.
    • Label #1445580002
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom. Water spotting.

    Cover by Win Mortimer. "The Four Superman Medals," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman must find a way of attending the annual policemans dinner, during which a Superman Medal will be presented, both as himself and as Clark Kent. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "Mystery of the Space Mutiny" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. "Janu, the Human Chimp" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #208
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 208
    Published Sep 1955 by DC.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk," script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Mr. Mxyzptlk comes to Earth with a plot to make Superman and his friends vanish into his dimension by getting them to say their names backwards. One-page Peg story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Fortress of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill's Last Adventure" starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle. Quarter-page Fearless Fosdick Wildroot Cream-Oil ad by Al Capp. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #216
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 216
    Published May 1956 by DC.
    • 1" tear on edge. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Menace of Metropolis," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; When Metropolis is attacked by alien weapons, Superman discovers they were built long ago by Jor-El. "The Jungle of Doom" starring Congo Bill, art by Ed Smalle. Mystery of the Ghost Bomb article by Jack Miller (as John MacKenzie), art by Raymond Perry. "Space Safari" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. Superman stars in a one-page public service announcement, "Treasury of Books!" 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Issue #218
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 218
    Published Jul 1956 by DC.
    • Water spotting.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Ape from Krypton," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Shir Kahn sends Kryptonian apes into space to test his rocket, but is too late to escape himself; Super Ape lands on Earth and is raised by apes in the jungle until discovered by Superman. "The Strange Jungle Jinx" starring Janu the Jungle Boy, Congo Bill, Chota the Chimp, Jim Bell, Fred Troy, and Leonard Starr. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    5 days left Auction ACTION COMICS #218 , SUPER-APE FROM KYPTON!! 1956, DC Comics

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  • Issue #219
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 219
    Published Aug 1956 by DC.
    • Full length spine split.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's Treasure Hoard," script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is accumulating incredible wealth in a cavern of his own making, but no one seems to know the reason why. "The Amazing Army of Apes," script by Jack Miller, art by Ed Smalle; A military officer appears to go crazy and starts to think apes are his soldiers. 3/4–page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Day I Beat the Baseball Jinx," script by Jack Miller (as Jack Mason), art by Raymond Perry. "Tom Thumb Tommy Tomorrow," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $254 ACTION COMICS #219 5.5 // WAYNE BORING COVER 1956 DC COMICS
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  • Issue #220
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 220
    Published Sep 1956 by DC.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Interplanetary Olympics," art by Al Plastino; Superman is drawn to an alien world and invited to take part in an Interplanetary Olympics. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congo Bill, Stone Age Man" starring Congo Bill starring Janu the Jungle Boy, art by Howard Sherman. One-page Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. School For Cowboys article by Raymond Perry. "The Flying Dutchman of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $35 Action Comics (1938) #220 Al Plastino Superman Tommy Tomorrow Congo Bill Fair

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  • Issue #221
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 221
    Published Oct 1956 by DC.
    • Water spotting.
    • Cover coming loose at both staples.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    1st Silver Age issue. Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman's New Super-Power," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An encounter with a comet in space gives Superman magnetic powers. "Congo Bill - Witch Doctor," art by Howard Sherman. "The Sleeping Beauty of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $115 Action Comics #221 1956 DC Comics 5.0 VG/FN KEY 1ST SILVER AGE ACTION COMICS

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  • Issue #222
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 222
    Published Nov 1956 by DC.
    • Water spotting.
    • Water damage.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Duplicate Superman," script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Exposure to the military's new secret weapon, the Q-Bomb splits Superman into two almost equal selves; One has x-ray vision, the other telescopic, but otherwise they're equal. -page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The World's Most Amazing Animals," art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill has to capture a white lion, a tri-colored zebra and a flying ostrich. "Peril on the Mountain Peak" text story, art by Raymond Perry. "The Creature from Outer Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $430 Stalmannen #1 CGC 4.5 Swedish Edition Contains Superman 105, Detective 223 & Adv

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  • Issue #223
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 223
    Published Dec 1956 by DC.
    • Cover and centerfold detached.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The First Superman of Krypton," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman discovers a lead box in space containing another journal of Jor-Els and some films which he made; When he reads the journal and views the films, he learns how Jor-El first discovered evidence of Kryptons coming destruction shortly before Kal-Els birth on the 10,000th year of Kryptons civilization; Superman realizes his father was the first "superman" of Krypton, and silently promises to use his powers only in the cause of righteousness. "Janu, Jungle God" starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. "How To Start A Stamp Collection" article by Jack Miller (as Joe Mallon), art by Raymond Perry. "The Amazing Future Toys," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow vs. Nova Norton. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $25 VINTAGE ACTION COMICS NUMBER 223 - SUPERMAN OF KRYPTON - FAIR COMDITION

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  • Issue #224
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 224
    Published Jan 1957 by DC.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Secret of Superman Island," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman creates an island in his image, but refuses to let anyone land on it. "The Golden Gorilla," art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill meets a golden gorilla that seems to be intelligent and has to protect it from hunters. "Seven Disappearing Wonders of Space!" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. Little Pete one-page story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $150 Action Comics #224 Vintage DC Comic Nice 10 Cents!!
    $320 ACTION COMICS #224 DC COMICS 1957 SILVER AGE CGC 4.0 GRADED!
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  • Issue #225
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 225
    Published Feb 1957 by DC.
    • Water spotting.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Death of Superman," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; A Superman robot comes to the Daily Planet and reveals to Perry White, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen that the real Superman is dead. "The Doomed Safaris!" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. -page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. I Jumped 3 1/2 Miles And Lived article. "The Interplanetary Fort Knox," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow vs. Orion Orton. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $50 Action Comics # 225 Fair/Good Feb. 1957 Writing on cover Front cover r
    $90 Action Comics #225 VG 4.5+ DC Comics 1957 (Silver Age)
    $150 action comics #225 cgc 2.0
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  • Issue #227
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 227
    Published Apr 1957 by DC.
    • Water spotting.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Man with the Triple X-Ray Eyes," pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An occurrence in space causes Superman to lose control of his X-ray vision, making him burn up anything he looks at. "The Great Jungle Animal Count" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 2/3-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Strange Road under the Sea article. "The Girl Planeteer" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney.36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Issue #228
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 228
    Published May 1957 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Cover and interior oxidation. Interior tearing.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman's Super-Skyscraper," art by Al Plastino; Superman constructs a skyscraper in Metropolis and turns it into a museum of his past cases. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Gorilla King of the Jungle" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman; A former Hollywood animal star, Kongorilla is being returned to the jungle, but his former trainer tries to prove the ape has human intelligence. Two-page Lionel and His Lions story by Henry Boltinoff. "Space Dreams for Sale" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. A Date With Effie public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Curt Swan. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #229
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 229
    Published Jun 1957 by DC.
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    Current bid: $19.00
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Cover oxidation. Water spotting.
    • Water damage.
    • Staple rust with migration. Cover oxidation. Water damage.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "The Superman Satellite," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; After destroying an asteroid in space, Superman is informed that he has become poisonous and that he must never touch the Earth again. "The Great Jungle Swindle" starring Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy, script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy. Half-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. Games That Save Lives article. "The Milky Way Hunt," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $140 DC Comics - Action Comics #229 - June 1957 - 5.0! The Superman Satellite
    $380 ACTION COMICS #229 DC COMICS 1957 SILVER AGE CGC 5.0 GRADED!
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  • Issue #230
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 230
    Published Jul 1957 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Significant scuff(s) front or back; Significant scuff(s) inner well; Minor side/edge crack(s)
    • Label #0913821011
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #4232796002
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout.

    Cover by Al Plastino. "Superman Loses His Powers," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Exposure to ancient Atlantean experiments gives Bart Wellins super-powers and Superman can't stop him because exposure to the same experiments have increased his powers so much he daren't use them at all. "The Jungle Journal," script by Jack Miller, art by Nick Cardy. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. Adventures in Coin Collecting article. Supermen of America ad. One-page Lem 'n' Lime story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $165 ACTION COMICS #230 FINE (1957)

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  • Issue #232
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 232
    Published Sep 1957 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page and pieces, interrupts art and story.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan (1st Swan cover in Action), inks by Stan Kaye. "The Story of Superman, Junior," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Johnny Kirk's father blasts him into space because he thinks Earth is soon to be destroyed by a meteor; After Superboy deflects the meteor, he asks him to find his son. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Three Dives to Doom" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. "Riddle of the Space Rainbow" script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow vs. "Nova" Norton. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    2 days left Auction ACTION COMICS #232 (1957) FN cond. First Curt Swan Cover in Action Comics! Nice!
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  • Issue #233
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 233
    Published Oct 1957 by DC.
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Slab: Minor side/edge crack(s)
    • Label #0052567015
    • Water damage.
    • 5" spine split from bottom. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Land of A Million Supermen," script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; When Clark Kent is accidentally stranded in the nation of Borgonia, he discovers that everyone there, including himself, must wear a Superman costume on pain of death... which is a giant trap the dictator of Borgonia has set for the real Superman. "The Jungle Eskimo" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. So You Want to Be an Engineer text story. "The Forbidden Robots," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy and Brent stop the transport of smuggled forbidden robots. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $400 ACTION COMICS #233 DC COMICS 1957 SILVER AGE CGC 5.5 GRADED!
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  • Issue #234
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 234
    Published Nov 1957 by DC.
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Creature of 1,000 Disguises," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An alien from the planet Zar named Gollo comes to Earth and befriends a runaway boy named Johnny Miles; Superman finds the boy and brings him home to his parents; Missing his friend, Gollo begins searching all throughout Metropolis trying to find him. He uses his mysterious alien powers to assume a variety of disguises; Superman encounters Gollo and realizes his connection to Johnny Miles. "The Robot Animals" starring Congo Bill, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman. The First Baseball Game article. Casey the Cop two-page story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Interplanetary Hitchhiker" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #235
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 235
    Published Dec 1957 by DC.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • Front cover detached and centerfold detached at one staple. Back cover missing.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois belongs to a club of women whose lives have been saved by Superman, and while on a cruise, the club is marooned on an island ruled by Amazon warriors; Superman comes to save them but by Amazon custom he must perform various tasks dreamed up by the women or marry the one at whose task he fails. "Interplanetary Joy Ride" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. "Secret of the Giant Idol" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $140 ACTION COMICS #235 (1957) Silver Age DC SUPERMAN CGC 1.8 - Iconic Collectible!

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  • Issue #236
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 236
    Published Jan 1958 by DC.
    • Centerfold plus one wrap detached.
    • Centerfold loose at both staples.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's New Uniform," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lex Luthor disguises himself and approaches Superman; He tricks Superman into surrendering his costume to him for experimental purposes; As a substitute, he provides Superman with a bright yellow and purple replacement costume. The costume is fitted with an anti-Kryptonite belt; While Superman fights crime in his new costume, Luthor sheds his disguise and dons Superman's original red and blue garb. "The Man Who Talked to Animals" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. "Space Chump #1," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #238
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 238
    Published Mar 1958 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #3747215001

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Gorilla from Krypton," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Jimmy summons Superman to Africa with his signal-watch when he encounters a gorilla with super-powers; Superman deduces that the giant ape is from Krypton, and later it sacrifices itself to save Superman from Green Kryptonite, revealing that it was really a Kryptonian human accidentally transformed into a gorilla. Ad for Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane. Supermen of America ad. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Marooned in the Fourth Dimension," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy Tomorrow checks out Prof. Jaxon's dimension cabinet, a gateway to the 4th dimension; Since Tommy suspects the cabinet is a hoax, he volunteers to test the device and is sent to the 4th dimension. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Tenderfoot Hunter" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $155 Action Comics 238 (1958) CGC 4.5

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  • Issue #239
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 239
    Published Apr 1958 by DC.
    • 3" Cumulative spine split.
    • 6.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached and adhered to first wrap with tape.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Superman's New Face," script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is caught in an atomic explosion and afterwards must bandage his face, or wear a lead mask, to keep anyone from seeing what happened to him. One-page Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Puzzle of the Jungle Pyramid!" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. Untitled Jerry the Jitterbug story by Henry Boltinoff. Untitled Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Toys That Stopped Space Crime" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $96 ACTION COMICS #239 2.5 // CURT SWAN & STAN KAYE COVER 1958 DC COMICS
    $108 ACTION COMICS #239 VG (1958)
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  • Issue #240
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 240
    Published May 1958 by DC.
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Color touch application to spine.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Secret of the Superman Sphinx," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois discovers a Clark Kent robot in a closet at the Daily Planet, and a strange Sphinx with a Superman head and kryptonite vision goes into orbit around the Earth. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Trial of Tommy Tomorrow," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Tommy is on trial for the murder of Brent Wood. One-page Animal Wonderland cartoon by Martin Naydel. "Trapped in the Insect World" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $75 ACTION COMICS #240 VG+
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  • Issue #242
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 242
    Published Jul 1958 by DC.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Significant side/edge cracks 1" or more
    • Label #2040037001

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Origin and first appearance of Brainiac, and the first mention of the shrunken city of Kandor in "The Super-Duel in Space," script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; While on an experimental rocket, Clark and Lois encounter the alien Brainiac, who plans to shrink and bottle the great cities of Earth and then use them to repopulate his planet; Superman gets inside Brainiacs ship when the villain snatches Metropolis and there finds a bottle with the Kryptonian city of Kandor. Untitled Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Traffic Cop of 2058, A.D." starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. "Safari From Space," art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill vs. Xov. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $1,375 Action Comics #242 (1958) CGC 2.0 - 1st & origin of Brainiac; 1st city of Kandor
    $1,695 Action Comics #242 Origin & 1st App. Brainiac Superman DC Comic 1958 CGC 3.0
    $2,450 Action Comics #242 CGC 4.5 DC 1958 1st Brainiac! Key Silver age Superman
    $2,500 Action Comics #242 CGC 3.0 DC 1958 1st Brainiac! Key Silver Age! N3 218 cm
    $2,999 Action Comics #242 Origin & 1st App. Brainiac Vintage Superman DC 1958 CGC 4.5
    $5,500 Action Comics 242 CGC 6.0 1st Brainiac
    $5,650 Action Comics #242 1958 CGC 6.0 LT to OW Pages! 1st Appearance of Brainiac!
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  • Issue #243
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 243
    Published Aug 1958 by DC.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Lady and the Lion," script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Circe gives Superman a potion that causes him to have the head of a lion until he discovers the antidote. 2/3-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Peg by Henry Boltinoff. "Puzzle of the Perilous Planetoid" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Five From The Future" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    7 days left Auction Action Comics #243, Fair/Good-, Aug. 1958

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  • Issue #244
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 244
    Published Sep 1958 by DC.
    Auction opens March 11
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover oxidation.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Super-Merman of the Sea," script by Otto Binder, art by Curt Swan; Superman pretends to join forces with underwater-dwelling aliens in order to trick them into believing Earth's seas are too salty for them. One-page Shorty story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Riddle of the Roc" starring Congo Bill, art by Howard Sherman; When an explorer finds the roc, a giant mythical bird, he uses the creature to help him steal diamonds. One-page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Mystery of the Three Space Rookies" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $14 Action#244, Superman's Undersea Kingdom, Fr/G, 1.5 (C), OW Pages
    $175 Action Comics #244 CGC 1.8 VINTAGE DC Comic KEY Curt Swan Art Begins Silver 10¢
    $264 ACTION COMICS #244 VF- (1958)
    1 day left Auction ACTION COMICS #244 CGC 3.5 C/OW 9/58
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  • Issue #245
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 245
    Published Oct 1958 by DC.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Shrinking Superman!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois accidentally releases from Kandor the criminal Zak-Kul, who traps Superman in Kandor and takes over his life; Lois marries Zak-Kul thinking him Kal-El, but he tries to kill Lois because she keeps asking him Kal-El's secret id. "The Interplanetary Scarecrow," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. "Secret of the Super Animals," script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $13 Action Comics 245
    $145 ACTION COMICS #245 6.0 OFF-WHITE PAGES GREG EIDE COLLECTION
    $224 ACTION COMICS #245 FI/VF (1958)
    1 day left Auction Action Comics #245.......DC Comics 1958.....VG-
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  • Issue #246
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 246
    Published Nov 1958 by DC.
    • Water damage. Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "Krypton on Earth!", pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Real estate promoter Jonas Smith creates the planned community of Krypton Island, which opens with a pageant featuring a re-enactment of Jor-El and Lara sending Baby Kal-El to Earth; But Superman realizes Smith is a wanted criminal and stops him from smuggling off Krypton Island diamonds that Superman made from coal. "The King of Cages" starring Congo Bill, script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman. "Destination Unknown" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $145 ACTION COMICS #246 6.0 OFF-WHITE PAGES GREG EIDE COLLECTION

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  • Issue #248
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 248
    Published Jan 1959 by DC.
    • 2" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Staples removed. Tape on interior cover and pages.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Origin and first appearance of Congorilla. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Man No Prison Could Hold!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman becomes a prisoner of an island work camp in order to discover what weapon a Nazi scientist is creating. One-page Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. Congo Bill series becomes Congorilla with "The Amazing Congorilla!", script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; Congo Bill saves the life of tribal Chief Kawolo, who gives him a magic ring that can cause his mind to be exchanged with that of a golden gorilla; Later, a movie crew tries to capture the now-intelligent Congorilla. Supermen of America ad. "The Graveyard of Space" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $80 Action Comics #248 | CGC 2.5 | Key Issue | 1959 | D.C. Comics | OW To WP | 022
    $124 Action Comics #248 FN 6.0 1st Appearance and Origin of Congorilla! DC Comics
    $150 Action Comics #248 CGC GRADED 4.0 - org/1st app Congorilla - Congo Bill renamed

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  • Issue #249
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 249
    Published Feb 1959 by DC.
    • Water damage. Cover detached.
    • Water damage. Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The Kryptonite Man!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Luthor takes a liquid kryptonite serum which makes it impossible for Superman to get near him; Superman makes a lead suit to protect himself, but Luthor has discovered a way to turn lead into glass. -page Casey the Cop story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. "The Man-Ape's Mountain Mission," script by Robert Bernstein, art by Howard Sherman; As Congorilla goes on a dangerous mission to rescue some plane crash survivors, the body of Congo Bill is locked in a shack which is about to be blown up. One-page Varsity Vic story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Gambling Asteroid" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney. One-page Private Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $165 Action Comics #249 | CGC 5.5 | D.C. Comics | 1959 | OW To WP | 021

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  • Issue #250
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 250
    Published Mar 1959 by DC.
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Al Plastino. "The Eye of Metropolis!", script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; John Bates has Clark Kent appear on his TV show "The Eye of Metropolis" in order to expose his double life as Superman. "The Boy Planeteer" starring Tommy Tomorrow, script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; 5 1/2 year old Dikky Hale joins the Planeteers and demonstrate a "sixth sense," knowing when disasters are going to strike before the Planeteers do; But Tommy quickly realizes Dikky is not who he appears. Superman of America ad. "The Dunce of the Jungle" starring Congorilla, art by Howard Sherman. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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    $59 Action Comics (1938 series) #250, Please Read Description DC comics

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