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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 [...]
Get A Grip Superman!

Get A Grip Superman!

Prove your Strength with the Electro Grip Tester... WORLD'S FINEST COMICS Vol.1, No.23, July 1946;  Cover Art:  Jack Burnley,  Charles Paris;  Writer:  Don Cameron;  Penciler:  Ira Yarbrough;  Inker:  Stan Kaye In the first story of this anthology issue,  a collective of former stars of the silent motion picture era have hatched a plot to reclaim [...]
How’s the New Year’s Resolution going Robin?

How’s the New Year’s Resolution going Robin?

World's Finest Comics #20, December 1945 “The Toyman: Super-Scientist!/Larceny Without Loot/Money Talks/Brooklyn Botches the Bakas/George Tanaka, America/King of Coins!”  Cover Artist:  Jack Burnley When Superman tries to recover a "human wavelength detector" from the villainous Toyman, he learns it will be more of a challenge than he expected.  The Toyman is using that same machine [...]
World’s Finest Comics #20, December 1945

World’s Finest Comics #20, December 1945

A Weighty Issue, Indeed. "The Toyman: Super-Scientist!/Larceny Without Loot/Money Talks/Brooklyn Botches the Bakas/George Tanaka, America/King of Coins!"  Cover Artist:  Jack Burnley When Superman tries to recover a "human wavelength detector" from the villainous Toyman, he learns it will be more of a challenge than he expected.  The Toyman is using that same machine to prepare [...]
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