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Action Comics (1938) - #247
"The Return of Superman's Lost Parents"
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: December 1958
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Synopsis:
Two confidence artists masquerade as Jonathan Kent and Martha Kent, trick Clark Kent into believing they have made a time-trip to visit him, confirm from him the knowledge he is Superman, then reveal their true identities and force him to pay blackmail or be exposed.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01
Superman (1939) #193
Superman: The Man Of Tomorrow Archives (2004) HC vol. 01
World's Finest Comics (1941) #195

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Ellsworth was the credited editor; Weisinger, the actual.

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