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Action Comics (1938 DC) comic books 1969

  • Issue #371
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 371
    Published Jan 1969 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.05) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0069477019

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. "The President of Steel!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; When an enemy agent attempts to substitute himself for Clark Kent, Superman is mysteriously stricken with amnesia; Not able to remember his secret identity, he mistakenly deduces that he is really the President of the United States. Superboy ad. "The Supergirl Best-Seller!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Supergirl is mystified when Hilda Powell, the Stanhope librarian, writes a best-selling account of Supergirl's life with details the librarian couldn't possibly know. Batman ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #372
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 372
    Published Feb 1969 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.20) will be charged at checkout.
    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Signed by Neal Adams on 05/01/2011.
    • Label #1016617007

    Cover by Neal Adams. "The Grappler of Steel!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; Still suffering from amnesia, Superman believes that he might be a wrestler called the Masked Superman, and assumes his identity. Zeroids toy ad. Phantom Stranger ad. "Linda Danvers - Movie Star!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Supergirl travels to a remote movie location as Linda Danvers as a guest of the producer and gets a bit part in a movie. Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #373
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 373
    Published Feb 1969 by DC.

    80-page Giant G-57. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. "The Battle of the Super-Pets!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl devises a series of contests between Streaky and Krypto. Zeroids toy ad. "The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life. "Supergirl's Farewell to Earth," script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Superman punishes Supergirl for revealing her existence to Krypto. "The War Between Supergirl and the Supermen Emergency Squad!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. "Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney. 68 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #374
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 374

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    Cover by Neal Adams. "Alias Super-Thief!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; The amnesiac Superman now believes that he is a criminal called Super-Thief and even leads his gang in crimes. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. "No Mercy for Supergirl!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; The Avenger, an alien from the planet Sarkon, sentences Supergirl to death for killing a plant and a butterfly during her college studies as Linda Danvers. Zeroids toy ad. The letters page contains a statement of ownership - average print run 695,000; average paid circulation 423,000. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #375
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 375
    Published Apr 1969 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Carmine Infantino. "The Big Forget!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; Superman accidentally stumbles on his true secret identity, Clark Kent, and captures the spy who had assumed Clark's identity; Batman tells him the location of his Fortress of Solitude. "The Woman Who Hated Supergirl!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Supergirl helps Dr. Alexander advance her career in astronomy by taking her into outer space to observe a distant nebula, but a cosmic accident changes everything. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. Batman/Teen Titans ad. Sargon the Sorcerer character profile. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #376
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 376
    Published May 1969 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.
    • Water damage.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple, centerfold detached.
    • Cover detached.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1-3/16" Cumulative spine split.
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.28) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Last 12-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Mike Esposito. "The Only Way to Kill Superman!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; The Anti-Superman Gang tries several different scientific weapons against Superman until one leaves him caught in a Kryptonite trap. Superboy ad. Hawkman ad. Nightmaster ad. Last Supergirl story in Action Comics, "The Hated Girl of Steel," art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Scientists attending a conference at Stanhope College are kidnapped by aliens from the planet Rancor who want to steak their collective knowledge; Supergirl learns that they were also responsible for the blinding of Dr. Alexander. Legion of Super-Heroes ad. One-page "DC Stars of Stage, Screen, Radio, and Television" article on media adaptations of Superman, Batman, and other DC characters. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #377
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 377
    Published Jun 1969 by DC.

    First 15-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. Batman/Sgt. Rock ad. "The Cage of Doom!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; Superman uses a near-invisible protective suit to defeat the Anti-Superman Gang and their Kryptonite deathtrap. Superman ad. Legion of Super-Heroes back-up stories begin, "The Face behind the Lead Mask," script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte and Al Plastino (page 4 and some Superboy and Luthor heads only); At a regular meeting of the Legion of Super-Heroes, the Legionnaires lose control of their powers; Urthlo arrives and announces that he now controls the Legionnaires' powers and there is nothing they can do about it. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #378
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 378
    Published Jul 1969 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. Batman ad. "The Devil's Partner!", pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; Superman battles Satan, the Prince of Darkness, who turns out to be his brainwashed godfather Rol-Nac, sent by the Marauder. "The Forbidden Fruit!", script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Mike Esposito; Timber Wolf overcomes an addiction through will power. Superboy ad. Green Lantern ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #379
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 379
    Published Aug 1969 by DC.
    • Staple rust.
    • Staple rust.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. "The Eliminator!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; Superman must figure out how a curse placed on Clark Kent has resulted in the deaths of several reporters. Swing with Scooter ad. Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen ad. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes back-up, "One of Us Is an Impostor!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Murphy Anderson; The Legion computer alerts them that one of the members is an impostor, but when they take on the villain Sunburst, the impostor is revealed. Batman ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #380
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 380
    Published Sep 1969 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Confessions of Superman," script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; The Superman Revenge Squad sends two agents to defeat Superman, which they do by framing him for crimes against the United States; Due to the influence of Red Kryptonite, Superman is convinced that he is responsible for the crimes. Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane ad. Supergirl ad. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes back-up, "Half a Legionnaire?", script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; When Duo Damsel sends just one of her selves on an extended mission, it seems to return with its own personality, but it is really just the result of proximity to the power of the hero she met on the mission; Appearances by the Duo Damsel, Bouncing Boy, Mon-El, and Nam'Lor. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #381
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 381
    Published Oct 1969 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Dictator of Earth!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; Superman decides not to expose himself to Gold Kryptonite and instead agrees to stand trial at the United Nations for his apparent misdeeds. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes backup, "The Hapless Hero!", script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; While other Legionnaires spend time with their families, Matter-Eater Lad has an argument with his father; He ends up back at Legion headquarters where Shrinking Violet complains about her boyfriend troubles; Appearances by Matter-Eater Lad, Shrinking Violet, Duplicate Boy, Braniac 5, Chemical King, Saturn Girl, Ultra Boy, Phantom Girl, and Projectra. Half-page Super-Turtle gag by Henry Boltinoff. Batman ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #382
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 382
    Published Nov 1969 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "Clark Kent, Magician!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; Clark becomes a stage magician so that he can expose a gang of diamond thieves. Justice League of America ad. Teen Titans/Adam Strange ad. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes backup, "Kill a Friend to Save a World!", script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; The Legion uncover and dismantle a protection racket inadvertently powered by two of their own; Appearances by the Karate Kid, Light Lass, Shrinking Violet, Timber Wolf, and Ultra Boy. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #383
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 383
    Published Dec 1969 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Killer Costume!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; Aabur-Z is an interplanetary criminal being transported to prison by Enforcer NS-II; Their ship is destroyed but their costumes remain alive due to their willpower and the strange radiation of a comet; Aabur's costume arrives on Earth first and seeks a criminal to possess, but then both costumes are drawn to Superman. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes backup, "Chameleon Boy's Secret Identity!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; Chameleon Boy escorts Princess Projectra to a party and meets her friend Janice; Since Janice is repelled by Chameleon Boy's appearance, he disguises himself as Dane to get to know her; Appearances by Chameleon Boy, Princess Projectra, and Karate Kid. Warden Willis 1-page gag by Henry Boltinoff. Superman ad. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.