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Action Comics (1938) - #256
DC Comics


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  Editor(s):
Mort Weisinger

Cover Artist(s):
Stan Kaye
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: September 1959
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Synopsis:
In order to smoke out a spy ring that plans to assassinate the president of the United States, Superman poses as the Ultra-Superman of the future.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Adventure Comics (1938) #390
The Best of DC (1979) #17
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01 (2010 Edition)
Supergirl Archives (2005) HC vol. 01
Supergirl: The Silver Age Omnibus (2016) HC vol. 01
Superman (1939) Annual 03
Superman: The Man Of Tomorrow Archives (2004) HC vol. 03

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Today Dick Malverne is sweet on Linda Danvers. But years ago, he almost exposed her secret Supergirl identity, when no one on Earth was supposed to know a Supergirl even existed!

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