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Action Comics comic books issue 254

  • Issue #254
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 254
    Published Jul 1959 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust and migration.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. 1st meeting of Bizarro and Superman (cover & story) in "The Battle with Bizarro!", script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Luthor steals Professor Dalton's duplicating machine and creates an adult Bizarro to menace Superman, but this Bizarro turns on its creator, hands him over to the authorities, and attempts to help Superman; When the people he has helped react in horror to him, Bizarro gets depressed. 2/3-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. "Congorilla Goes Wild!", art by Howard Sherman; A thief steals Congo Bill's ring and uses it to switch minds with Congorilla. "Supergirl's Foster Parents!", script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is adopted by a couple that turn out to be snake-oil salesmen. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.