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Action Comics (1938) - #56
DC Comics


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  Editor(s):
Whitney Ellsworth
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Cover Date: January 1943
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: WORLD'S LARGEST SELLING COMIC MAGAZINE
SUPERMAN
battles to protect the world's
mightiest structures in
"DESIGN FOR DOOM"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Superman: The Action Comics Archives (1998) HC vol. 04

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