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Action Comics (1938) - #241
DC Comics


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  Editor(s):
Whitney Ellsworth
Mort Weisinger

Cover Artist(s):
Stan Kaye
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: June 1958
Cover Price: US $0.10

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Synopsis:
Superman regards his Fortress of Solitude in the unexplored Arctic as a secret place where he can relax and take pride in his collection of trophies, his interplanetary zoo, and his advanced laboratory. But an intruder has broken in and left messages for Superman to find, challenging him to discover his identity. Before long, Superman learns that the intruder is Batman, who has been playing a practical joke on him in celebration of the anniversary of Superman’s coming to Earth.

Reprinted/Collected in:
The Best of DC (1979) #16
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (1987) HC vol. 01
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (1987) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01
Superman (1939) Annual 01
Superman: Secrets Of The Fortress Of Solitude (2012) TPB
Superman: The Man Of Tomorrow Archives (2004) HC vol. 01
World's Finest Comics (1941) #173

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Ellsworth was the credited editor; Weisinger, the actual.

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