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Action Comics (1938) - #245
"The Shrinking Superman"
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: October 1958
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Synopsis:
Zak-Kul, a renegade scientist of Kandor and double for Superman, enlarges himself while Superman and Lois are in the Fortress of Solitude and deceives Lois into using a shrinking ray on the real Superman. Taking Superman’s place in the outside world, Zak-Kul even woos Lois and marries her, but she soon learns her folly. Superman escapes from Kandor, enlarges himself again, and sends Zak-Kul back to the bottle city. Lois’s marriage to the false “Superman” is annulled.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Showcase Presents Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01
Superman: The Bottle City Of Kandor (2007) TPB
Superman: The Man Of Tomorrow Archives (2004) HC vol. 01

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Ellsworth was the credited editor; Weisinger, the actual.

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