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Action Comics (1938) - #253
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  Editor(s):
Mort Weisinger

Cover Artist(s):
Stan Kaye
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: June 1959
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Reprinted/Collected in:
80 Page Giant (1964) #2
The Best of DC (1979) #16
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01 (2010 Edition)
Supergirl Archives (2005) HC vol. 01
Superman: The Man Of Tomorrow Archives (2004) HC vol. 02

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"The War Between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!" - Edit this story

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El Gar-Kur
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Bottle City Of Kandor

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El Gar Kur, a Kandorian criminal who is a double for Jimmy Olsen, exchanges places with Jimmy through a ray and battles Superman, pretending to be a super-powered Olsen.

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