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Action Comics (1938) - #248
"The Man No Prison Could Hold"
DC Comics


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Mort Weisinger

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Stan Kaye
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Cover Date: January 1959
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Synopsis:
Clark Kent and Jimmy Olsen are taken prisoner on an uncharted island by ex-Nazi war criminal Von Kamp, and Superman ensures they stay there long enough to learn the secret of Project X.

Reprinted/Collected in:
DC Universe: Secret Origins (2012) HC
DC Universe: Secret Origins (2012) TPB
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 01
Superman: The Man Of Tomorrow Archives (2004) HC vol. 02
Weird Secret Origins (2004) One Shot

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Von Kamp

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