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Action Comics (1938) - #282
"Superman's Toughest Day!"
DC Comics


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Mort Weisinger

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Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: November 1961
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: Featuring "Superman's Toughest Day!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Metropolis Mailbag

Synopsis:
Superman must entrust his Clark Kent robot with the duties of carrying on for him while he himself is doing super-deeds...an assignment that becomes difficult when the “flesh” on the robot’s hands is dissolved by acid.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 03
Supergirl Archives (2005) HC vol. 02
Superman (1939) #197

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