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Action Comics (1938) - #294
"The Kryptonite Killer!"
DC Comics


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Cover Date: November 1962
Cover Price: US $0.12

Issue Tagline: Extra! A Surprise Supergirl Adventure! Featuring "Superman And The Kryptonite Killer!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Metropolis Mailbag

Synopsis:
Lex Luthor performs a boon for the Automs, and is rewarded with a laboratory of his own. In it, he fashions three criminal androids into a Diamond Man, a Leadman, and a Kryptonite Man. With their help, he manages to return to his rocket and escapes with all three of them. The foursome begin a spree of space piracy. Superman intervenes and destroys the Diamond Man, but the triple-strength rays of the Kryptonite Man prove too much for him. However, the Lead Man sees a former Superman robot sacrificing itself heroically for its master, has a change of heart, and melts itself over the Kryptonite Man, neutralizing its radiation. Superman captures Luthor and returns him to prison on Earth.

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Showcase Presents Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 02
Showcase Presents Superman (2005) TPB vol. 04

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