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Action Comics (1938) - #305
"Why Superman Needs A Secret Identity!"
DC Comics


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George Klein
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: October 1963
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: Why Superman Needs A Secret Identity!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Showcase Presents Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 02
Showcase Presents Superman (2005) TPB vol. 04

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"Why Superman Needs A Secret Identity!" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Leo Dorfman

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Curt Douglas Swan

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George Klein

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Lois Joanne Lane (DC)(non-continuity)
Lana Lang (non-continuity)
Lex Luthor (DC)(non-continuity)
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James 'Jimmy' Olsen (non-continuity)
Superboy (DC)(non-continuity)
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Why does the mighty Superman pose as the meek weakling, Clark Kent? His awesome super-powers can defy the most diabolical foes, so what does he fear? For the first time, we reveal to you the startling answer in this great imaginary story...Why Superman needs a Secret Identity!

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Writer(s):
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Edna Danvers (Earth-1)
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As the world's greatest heroine, Supergirl is honored and admired throughout the Earth! Yet, in the heart of Midvale, her home town, there is someone who scorns and despises the very name of the Maid of Steel! Why should anyone bear such malice against one who is so beloved by all? What bitter grudge, what terrible wrong, has twisted the emotions of...The Girl Who Hated Supergirl!

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