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Superman (1939) - #4
DC Comics


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Whitney Ellsworth

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Joe Shuster
 

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Cover Date: Spring 1940
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Reprinted/Collected in:
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (1987) HC vol. 01
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (1987) TPB vol. 01
Superman Archives (1989) HC vol. 01
Superman Archives (1989) HC vol. 01 (2nd Printing)
The Superman Chronicles (2006) TPB vol. 03
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (1983) HC
Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus (2013) HC vol. 01

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"The Challenge Of Luthor" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

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Paul H. Cassidy

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Paul H. Cassidy

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(Unknown Creator)

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Joe Shuster

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An image for Luthor (DC)(Earth-2 - Pre Crisis) exists Luthor (DC)(Earth-2 - Pre Crisis)
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Luthor tries to steal an Earthquake-making machine.

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"Attaining Super-Strength" - Edit this story

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Writer(s):
Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

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Joe Shuster

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Joe Shuster

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Fred Schwab

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Fred Schwab

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Fred Schwab

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Shorty (DC)

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Non-Superman comic, one page

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Luthor discovers the lost continent of Pacifo, and plans to unleash biological monstrosities on the world in order to dominate it.

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Hugh Langley

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Fred B. Guardineer - 'Gene Baxter'

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Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

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Joe Shuster

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Joe Shuster

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Barney Calhoun
J.F. Calhoun
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George Papp

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George Papp

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Bert Lexington

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"Terror In the Trucker's Union" - Edit this story

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Jerome 'Jerry' Siegel

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Joe Shuster

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Joe Shuster

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Gus Snide
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Superman brings the racketeers of a truck driver's union to justice.

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