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Too Early to Celebrate Christmas?  NO!!

Too Early to Celebrate Christmas? NO!!

Superman Slides Down the Chimney into Christmastown! ACTION COMICS Vol.1, No.117, February 1948; Cover Art: Wayne Boring, Stan Kaye; Writer:  Alvin Schwartz;  Penciler:  Win Mortimer;  Inker:  Win Mortimer Clark and Lois are flying in (by airplane this time) to cover the Central Valley Christmas festival, but Christmastown is already flooded, with the water risen to [...]
The Strange Story of “The Prankster!”

The Strange Story of “The Prankster!”

Can Superman be Fooled? ACTION COMICSVol.1, No.51, August 1942; Cover Art: Fred Ray; Writer: Jerry Siegel; Penciler: John Sikela; Inker: John Sikela It’s the debut of long-time Superman foe, the Prankster, whose bizarre and quirky crimes make for a special challenge for the Man of Steel. In this first appearance by the deceptively goofy but [...]
Winter is Coming – Superman Snowman!

Winter is Coming – Superman Snowman!

"The Wizard of Winter" ACTION COMICS Vol.1, No.116,  January 1948;  Cover Art:  Ira Yarbrough;  Writer:  Don Cameron;  Penciler:  Ira Yarbrough;  Inker:  Stan Kaye J. Wilbur Wolfingham is a swindler that regularly crosses paths with the Man of Steel,  always trying to carry off another sleazy deal outside the con fines of the law.  This time [...]
2021 Vintage Superman Calendar Sneak Peek!

2021 Vintage Superman Calendar Sneak Peek!

The Super-Pranks of Superdog! ADVENTURE COMICS Vol.1, No.266, November 1959;  Cover Art:  Curt Swan, Stan Kaye;  Writer:  Jerry Siegel;  Penciler:  George Papp;  Inker:  George Papp When Superboy’s loyal mutt, Krypto, begins behaving out of character – disrupting the Smallville opera, herding all the local cats and causing chaos, revealing his master’s identity to Lana Lang [...]
The Complete Story of Superman’s Life!

The Complete Story of Superman’s Life!

Told for the FIRST time!! How Superman came from Krypton to Earth!  How he gained his amazing Super-Powers!  How he assumed the secret identity of Clark Kent!  How he met Krypto, The Super-Dog!  How Kryptonite can destroy him! Yes, this issue presents an expanded version of Superman's origin story, incorporating later additions like the existence [...]