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Action Comics (1938) - #309
"The Superman Super-Spectacular"
DC Comics


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  Editor(s):
Mort Weisinger

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Sheldon Moldoff - 'Shelly'
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: February 1964
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Synopsis:
Superman is honored by the TV show "Our American Heroes". The problem is Clark is expected to appear. All the usual replacements - Batman, Pete Ross, etc. - are on the show and Lois has a robot detector with her. A "mystery" guest star disguises himself as Clark for the surprise ending.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Action Comics 80 Years of Superman: The Deluxe Edition (2018) HC
Adventure Comics (1938) #416
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 02
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 04
Supergirl: The Silver Age Omnibus (2016) HC vol. 02

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"The Superman Super-Spectacular" - Edit this story

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Edmond Hamilton

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Supergirl learns the history of Argo City, her birthplace, and makes a surprising discovery about the fate of her real parents.

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