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Action Comics (1938) - #288
"The Man Who Exposed Superman!"
DC Comics


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Mort Weisinger

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Cover Date: May 1962
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: The Man Who Exposed Superman!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

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Synopsis:
Hal Colby, released from prison after being captured by Superboy, believes that Clark Kent is really Superman, and threatens to blow himself and a television audience up with dynamite unless Clark admits it on national TV.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 02
Showcase Presents: Superman (2005) TPB vol. 03

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