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Action Comics (1938) - #270
"The Old Man of Metropolis!"
DC Comics


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Mort Weisinger

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Stan Kaye
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: November 1960
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

Issue Tagline: The amazing story of... "Superman's Old Age!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Metropolis Mailbag

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Reprinted/Collected in:
80 Page Giant (1964) #1
Action Comics (1938) #341
Showcase Presents Supergirl (2007) TPB vol. 01
Showcase Presents Superman (2005) TPB vol. 02
Supergirl Archives (2005) HC vol. 02

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Writer(s):
Otto Oscar Binder - 'Eando Binder'

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Curt Douglas Swan

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John Forte

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An imaginary tale. Jimmy Olsen is editor of the Daily Planet and is also married to Lucy Lane and they have 2 kids. Superman is an old man wearing glasses. Luthor is reformed and is the mayor. Krypto is a stray dog who is captured by a dog catcher. And Bizarro is in jail for vagrancy after visiting Earth before becoming too old (he loses his powers). And Lois Lane is an old maid who was waiting for Superman to marry her.

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