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Action Comics (1938) - #1
"Superman, Champion of the Oppressed!" (Safeguard Giveaway)
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Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

Joe Shuster

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Vincent A. Sullivan - 'Vin'

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Cover Date: 1976
Cover Price: Free

Issue Tagline: none

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Action Comics (1938) #1

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First Superman story. Tells the story of how he came to Earth and explains his remarkable powers. He saves an innocent woman from being executed and turns in the real murderer. Then he goes on a date with Lois as Clark Kent. Some thugs nab Lois cause they want to show her a good time. Superman crushes their car like it was paper. Superman learns of an arms dealer who started a war. He ventures off to right this wrong. The story ends with one of the arms dealer's cronies at the mercy of Superman.

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