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Published July 1977 by Marvel Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Machine Man

The Capture of X-51
Jack Kirby
Jack Kirby
Jack Kirby
Monolith; Mister Machine [Machine Man] (first appearance); Doctor Broadhurst; Haines; X-35; Doctor Stack; Colonel Kragg
"The Capture of X-51" Doctor Stack treated a robot man with respect and treated him as a son, but when the military decided to end the project, Doctor Stack gave his life to see that the robot survived.
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Published July 1977 by Marvel Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Machine Man

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Story Title
The Capture of X-51
Writer
Jack Kirby
Interior Art
Jack Kirby
Cover Art
Jack Kirby
Character Appearances
Monolith; Mister Machine [Machine Man] (first appearance); Doctor Broadhurst; Haines; X-35; Doctor Stack; Colonel Kragg
Storyline
"The Capture of X-51" Doctor Stack treated a robot man with respect and treated him as a son, but when the military decided to end the project, Doctor Stack gave his life to see that the robot survived.
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Published June 1938 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Superman, Lois Lane, Jonathan and Martha Kent

The Coming of Superman
Jerry Siegel
Joe Shuster
Joe Shuster
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (unnamed); Lois Lane; Daily Star; Evelyn Curry; Bea Carroll (villain); Butch Matson (villain); Senator Barrows (villain); Alex Greer (villain)
"The Coming of Superman" Superman delivers a witness to the governor to stop an execution, then stops a wife-beater. Later Superman, as Clark Kent, goes out with Lois, but she earns the wrath of Butch Matson and Superman must save her. Finally, Clark is assigned a story on the South American republic of San Monte. He heads to Washington DC to find out who is behind Senator Barrows pushing legislation which will embroil the United States in a war in Europe by grabbing lobbyist Alex Greer and scaring the truth out of him.
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Published June 1938 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Superman, Lois Lane, Jonathan and Martha Kent

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Story Title
The Coming of Superman
Writer
Jerry Siegel
Interior Art
Joe Shuster
Cover Art
Joe Shuster
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (unnamed); Lois Lane; Daily Star; Evelyn Curry; Bea Carroll (villain); Butch Matson (villain); Senator Barrows (villain); Alex Greer (villain)
Storyline
"The Coming of Superman" Superman delivers a witness to the governor to stop an execution, then stops a wife-beater. Later Superman, as Clark Kent, goes out with Lois, but she earns the wrath of Butch Matson and Superman must save her. Finally, Clark is assigned a story on the South American republic of San Monte. He heads to Washington DC to find out who is behind Senator Barrows pushing legislation which will embroil the United States in a war in Europe by grabbing lobbyist Alex Greer and scaring the truth out of him.

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The A-G Gang
Script
Homer Fleming ?
Pencils
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Story Line
Church begins a vendetta aginst the crooked ranch owners who have, by fraud, acquired the range lands he inherited after his father's death.

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The Mystery of the Freight Train Robberies
Script
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
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Zatara and Tong investigate the murders of several railroad detectives and the theft of over $200,000 in loot.

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Script
Russell Cole [as Alger] (signed)
Pencils
Russell Cole [as Alger] (signed)
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Sticky swipes some apples and is pursued by the police. He gets a lucky break to make good his escape.

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?
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Sven Elven (signed)
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Marco, his father, and his uncle are given an audience with the new Pope, who gives them the mission to seek out the Khan of Tartary, and bring with them priests and men of learning in order to impart that knowledge to his people.

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The Light Heavyweight Championship
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
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When the Boxing Commission runs a dirty fight trainer out of town, he swears his revenge...against Pep.

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The International Jewel Thief
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?
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Will Ely (signed)
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An international jewel thief arrives in America as a prisoner, but Scoop and Rusty are on hand to witness his escape with the help of his gang lying in wait.

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Murder in England
Script
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Story Line
Ken is framed for the murder of a man, and, with the help of Betty and Bobby, sets out to prove his innocence.

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Script
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
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A space vehicle from a destroyed world lands on Earth, and its occupant becomes Superman. In addition, a scientific explanation for this being's powers is given.
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Published November 1938 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Jimmy Olsen

Superman's Phony Manager
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Joe Shuster (signed)
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen (introduction, as an office boy); Nick Williams (villain, introduction); Lois Lane; George Taylor (unnamed)
"Superman's Phony Manager" Clark Kent is introduced to a fighter manager who claims to be Superman's personal manager. But when Lois discovers the existence of a phony Superman, who is tied to that manager, the real Superman must act quickly to save Lois' life.
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Published November 1938 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Jimmy Olsen

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Story Title
Superman's Phony Manager
Writer
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Interior Art
Joe Shuster (signed)
Cover Art
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen (introduction, as an office boy); Nick Williams (villain, introduction); Lois Lane; George Taylor (unnamed)
Storyline
"Superman's Phony Manager" Clark Kent is introduced to a fighter manager who claims to be Superman's personal manager. But when Lois discovers the existence of a phony Superman, who is tied to that manager, the real Superman must act quickly to save Lois' life.

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none
Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
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Hunting Trip
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
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Russell Cole [as Alger] (signed)
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Russell Cole [as Alger] (signed)
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none
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?
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Sven Elven (signed)
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Double Trouble [Part 1]
Script
Ken Fitch?
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Bernard Baily (signed)
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Gentleman Jack, the Bank Robber, Part 2
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?
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Will Ely (signed)
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The Emerald of Cheops
Script
Fred Guardineer
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Story Line
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Published June 1939 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Ultra-Humanite

Superman vs. the Cab Protective League
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Joe Shuster (signed); Paul Cassidy ?
Joe Shuster
Superman [Clark Kent]; Carlyle; Villains: Reynolds; Ultra-Humanite (introduction)
"Superman vs. the Cab Protective League" Superman decides to wage war against the Cab Protective League, a firm trying to victimize the independent cab companies. But when he thinks the situation has been resolved, he comes to face a new threat: the Ultra-Humanite, a foe who gained from a scientific experiment the most agile and learned brain on earth...a foe who seeks to dominate of the world!
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Published June 1939 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Ultra-Humanite

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Story Title
Superman vs. the Cab Protective League
Writer
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Interior Art
Joe Shuster (signed); Paul Cassidy ?
Cover Art
Joe Shuster
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; Carlyle; Villains: Reynolds; Ultra-Humanite (introduction)
Storyline
"Superman vs. the Cab Protective League" Superman decides to wage war against the Cab Protective League, a firm trying to victimize the independent cab companies. But when he thinks the situation has been resolved, he comes to face a new threat: the Ultra-Humanite, a foe who gained from a scientific experiment the most agile and learned brain on earth...a foe who seeks to dominate of the world!

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Story Title
The Ibor Jewel Curse
Script
?
Pencils
Will Ely
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The Journey Home, Part 1
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
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?
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Sven Elven
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The Ace of Spades
Script
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
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?
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Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
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The Swamp of Satan
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
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?
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Gill Fox
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Published April 1940 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Lex Luthor, and First Mention of the Daily Planet

Europe at War, Part 2
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Joe Shuster (signed)
Joe Shuster
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Villains: Luthor (introduction, no first name given in this story); General Lupo
"Europe at War, Part 2" While on assignment with Lois Lane as Clark Kent, Superman investigates the conflict between Galonia and Toran and finds munitions manufacturer Luthor behind it. When Lois is kidnapped and taken to Luthor's colossal dirigible, Superman follows and puts an end to Luthor and the war.
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Published April 1940 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Lex Luthor, and First Mention of the Daily Planet

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Story Title
Europe at War, Part 2
Writer
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Interior Art
Joe Shuster (signed)
Cover Art
Joe Shuster
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Villains: Luthor (introduction, no first name given in this story); General Lupo
Storyline
"Europe at War, Part 2" While on assignment with Lois Lane as Clark Kent, Superman investigates the conflict between Galonia and Toran and finds munitions manufacturer Luthor behind it. When Lois is kidnapped and taken to Luthor's colossal dirigible, Superman follows and puts an end to Luthor and the war.

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Story Title
Trouble at the Mine
Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
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Dead Men Tell No Tales
Script
?
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Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
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The Lost City of Gold
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf
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The Man with the Rubber Face
Script
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
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Revolution in Verdania, Part 1
Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
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The Treasure Tower
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Story Line
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Published August 1942 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Prankster

The Case of the Crimeless Crimes
Jerry Siegel (signed)
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Fred Ray
Superman [Clark Kent]; the Prankster (villain, introduction); Lois Lane; Sgt. Casey; Perry White
"The Case of the Crimeless Crimes" Clark and Lois are directed to a story involving a weird figure calling himself the Prankster, who breaks into a bank, only to leave a black bag "on deposit" that is chock full of money.
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Published August 1942 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Prankster

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Story Title
The Case of the Crimeless Crimes
Writer
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Interior Art
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Cover Art
Fred Ray
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; the Prankster (villain, introduction); Lois Lane; Sgt. Casey; Perry White
Storyline
"The Case of the Crimeless Crimes" Clark and Lois are directed to a story involving a weird figure calling himself the Prankster, who breaks into a bank, only to leave a black bag "on deposit" that is chock full of money.

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Story Title
Guns, Gold, and Glory!
Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton] (signed)
Story Line
Greg Sanders returns to his old home town out west, only to find criminals from the city have gone there to get away from him.

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Script
Henry Boltinoff
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Henry Boltinoff
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The Valley of the Vultures
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
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The Framer
Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
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Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill
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?
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Fred Ray [as Fray] (signed)
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Script
Henry Boltinoff
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Henry Boltinoff (signed)
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Script
Henry Boltinoff
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Henry Boltinoff (signed)
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The Case of the Coconut Crimes!
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Joseph Sulman (signed)
Story Line
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Published September 1943 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Toyman

The Terrible Toyman!
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Ed Dobrotka
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; The Toyman [Winslow Percival Schott] (villain)
"The Terrible Toyman!" The Toyman uses toys to commit two robberies, but after Superman foils his third robbery, the Toyman snatches Lois Lane and is about to kill her with poisonous dolls, when Superman discovers his hidden lair, frees Lois, and turns The Toyman over to the police.
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Published September 1943 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Toyman

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Story Title
The Terrible Toyman!
Writer
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Interior Art
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Cover Art
Ed Dobrotka
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; The Toyman [Winslow Percival Schott] (villain)
Storyline
"The Terrible Toyman!" The Toyman uses toys to commit two robberies, but after Superman foils his third robbery, the Toyman snatches Lois Lane and is about to kill her with poisonous dolls, when Superman discovers his hidden lair, frees Lois, and turns The Toyman over to the police.

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Story Title
The Treasure of Dead Man's Key!
Script
Don Cameron
Pencils
Mort Meskin
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Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Story Line

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The Inquisitive Ostrich!
Script
Don Cameron
Pencils
Edwin Smalle ?
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Peter, the Small!
Script
Joseph Greene
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
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Quiet...Thugs at Work!
Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Joseph Sulman
Story Line
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Published July 1958 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Brainiac

The Super-Duel in Space
Otto Binder
Al Plastino
Curt Swan
Superman (brief origin); Lois Lane; Brainiac (villain, intro); Professor Kimda; Superboy (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Superboy (flashback)
"The Super-Duel in Space" While on an experimental rocket, Clark and Lois encounter the alien Brainiac, who plans to shrink and bottle the great cities of Earth and then use them to repopulate his planet. Superman gets inside Brainiac’s ship when the villain snatches Metropolis and there finds a bottle with the Kryptonian city of Kandor. He enters the bottle and with the help of a scientist there restores the cities of Earth while Brainiac lies in suspended animation for his trip home. Because there is not enough power to restore Kandor, Superman places the city in his Fortress, as Brainiac rockets away empty-handed.
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Published July 1958 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Brainiac

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Story Title
The Super-Duel in Space
Writer
Otto Binder
Interior Art
Al Plastino
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superman (brief origin); Lois Lane; Brainiac (villain, intro); Professor Kimda; Superboy (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Superboy (flashback)
Storyline
"The Super-Duel in Space" While on an experimental rocket, Clark and Lois encounter the alien Brainiac, who plans to shrink and bottle the great cities of Earth and then use them to repopulate his planet. Superman gets inside Brainiac’s ship when the villain snatches Metropolis and there finds a bottle with the Kryptonian city of Kandor. He enters the bottle and with the help of a scientist there restores the cities of Earth while Brainiac lies in suspended animation for his trip home. Because there is not enough power to restore Kandor, Superman places the city in his Fortress, as Brainiac rockets away empty-handed.

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Story Title
The Traffic Cop of 2058, A.D.
Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
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Safari From Space
Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Story Line

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Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
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Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
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Published May 1959 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Supergirl and Metallo

The Menace of Metallo!
Robert Bernstein
Al Plastino
Curt Swan
Superman; Lois Lane; Metallo [John Corben] (intro, villain); Professor Vale; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (unnamed)
"The Menace of Metallo!" Criminal John Corben, who is nearly killed in an auto accident, is given a robot body powered by uranium. When he is hit by bullets meant for Lois, she assumes he is really Superman. Recognizing a good idea, Corben impersonates Superman to collect more uranium. Running out of sources of uranium, Corben learns that he can also be powered by kryptonite. But he doesn't realize that the kryptonite he steals is fake, prop kryptonite and collapses.
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Published May 1959 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Supergirl and Metallo

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Story Title
The Menace of Metallo!
Writer
Robert Bernstein
Interior Art
Al Plastino
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superman; Lois Lane; Metallo [John Corben] (intro, villain); Professor Vale; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (unnamed)
Storyline
"The Menace of Metallo!" Criminal John Corben, who is nearly killed in an auto accident, is given a robot body powered by uranium. When he is hit by bullets meant for Lois, she assumes he is really Superman. Recognizing a good idea, Corben impersonates Superman to collect more uranium. Running out of sources of uranium, Corben learns that he can also be powered by kryptonite. But he doesn't realize that the kryptonite he steals is fake, prop kryptonite and collapses.

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Story Title
Congo Bill Dies at Dawn!
Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Story Line
While leading an expedition through the desert, Congo Bill stops at an apparently deserted oasis. But the water has been drugged, and the expedition passes out. When they awaken they find they are prisoners inside a nearby outpost that has been taken over by renegades. Bill, who is imprisoned separately from the others, rubs his magic ring and soon Congorilla is attacking the fort and freeing the expedition.

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The Supergirl from Krypton!
Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Story Line
Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.

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Script
Henry Boltinoff
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Henry Boltinoff
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Published July 1959 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Bizarro I

The Battle with Bizarro!
Otto Binder
Al Plastino
Curt Swan
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro (intro as Adult Bizarro); Lex Luthor (villain); Vekko; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
"The Battle with Bizarro!" Luthor steals Professor Dalton's duplicating machine and creates an adult Bizarro to menace Superman, but this Bizarro turns on its creator, hands him over to the authorities, and attempts to help Superman. When the people he has helped react in horror to him, Bizarro gets depressed. He misinterprets Lois' sympathy to his plight for true affection and takes her to a remote island. But when she rejects him, he turns the duplicator ray on himself and creates a handsome bizarro duplicate, whom Lois mistakes for the real Superman.
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Published July 1959 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Bizarro I

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Story Title
The Battle with Bizarro!
Writer
Otto Binder
Interior Art
Al Plastino
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro (intro as Adult Bizarro); Lex Luthor (villain); Vekko; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Storyline
"The Battle with Bizarro!" Luthor steals Professor Dalton's duplicating machine and creates an adult Bizarro to menace Superman, but this Bizarro turns on its creator, hands him over to the authorities, and attempts to help Superman. When the people he has helped react in horror to him, Bizarro gets depressed. He misinterprets Lois' sympathy to his plight for true affection and takes her to a remote island. But when she rejects him, he turns the duplicator ray on himself and creates a handsome bizarro duplicate, whom Lois mistakes for the real Superman.

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Story Title
Congorilla Goes Wild!
Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Story Line
A thief steals Congo Bill's ring and uses it to switch minds with Congorilla.

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Story Title
Supergirl's Foster Parents!
Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Story Line
Supergirl is adopted by a couple that turn out to be snake-oil salesmen.

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Script
?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
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?
Pencils
?
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?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
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Published August 1959 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Bizarro Lois Lane

The Bride of Bizarro!
Otto Binder
Al Plastino
Curt Swan
Superman; Lois Lane; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois Lane; New Bizarro
"The Bride of Bizarro!" Bizarro keeps the real Superman from revealing to Lois that she has been proposed to by Bizarro's duplicate, whom he calls New Bizarro, with a kryptonite meteorite, but Lois realizes New Bizarro is not the true Man of Steel. But New Bizarro doesn't give up easily, and the duplicates fight each other. Bizarro seeks out Superman's help and destroys the kryptonite, turning it into a dust cloud which destroys New Bizarro. Bizarro resumes courting Lois, until Lois creates a duplicate of herself so that Bizarro can have his own Bizarro-Lois.
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Published August 1959 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Bizarro Lois Lane

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Story Title
The Bride of Bizarro!
Writer
Otto Binder
Interior Art
Al Plastino
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superman; Lois Lane; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois Lane; New Bizarro
Storyline
"The Bride of Bizarro!" Bizarro keeps the real Superman from revealing to Lois that she has been proposed to by Bizarro's duplicate, whom he calls New Bizarro, with a kryptonite meteorite, but Lois realizes New Bizarro is not the true Man of Steel. But New Bizarro doesn't give up easily, and the duplicates fight each other. Bizarro seeks out Superman's help and destroys the kryptonite, turning it into a dust cloud which destroys New Bizarro. Bizarro resumes courting Lois, until Lois creates a duplicate of herself so that Bizarro can have his own Bizarro-Lois.

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Story Title
The Abominable Snowman!
Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
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Supergirl Visits the 21st Century!
Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Story Line
Supergirl takes her first flight across the time-barrier from 1959 into the future, about a hundred years hence. She secretly observes a brilliant young orphan named Tommy on an asteroid orphanage. Tommy is told by the headmaster that a scientist and his wife have asked to adopt the boy with the best scientific mind, and he has been chosen. Supergirl ensures that the couple, the Tomorrows, make it to the orphanage successfully.

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Script
?
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Henry Boltinoff
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?
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Henry Boltinoff
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Published April 1960 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Bizarro World

The World of Bizarros!
Otto Binder
Wayne Boring
Curt Swan
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Clark Kent Robot (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo)
"The World of Bizarros!" Bizarro and Bizarro-Lois move to another world which Bizarro populates with a duplicator ray. Superman visits and discovers Bizarros do everything backwards. Superman is sent to prison for violating the Bizarro code.
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Published April 1960 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Bizarro World

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Story Title
The World of Bizarros!
Writer
Otto Binder
Interior Art
Wayne Boring
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Clark Kent Robot (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo)
Storyline
"The World of Bizarros!" Bizarro and Bizarro-Lois move to another world which Bizarro populates with a duplicator ray. Superman visits and discovers Bizarros do everything backwards. Superman is sent to prison for violating the Bizarro code.

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Story Title
Supergirl's Darkest Day!
Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Story Line
Supergirl rescues a boy with amnesia found lost at sea. He stays at the orphanage until Linda can figure out where he's really from. She learns that he is a prince from the planet Korvia who is fleeing prosecution for a crime he didn't commit.

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Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
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Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
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Henry Boltinoff
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Henry Boltinoff
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Published August 1966 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Parasite

Power of the Parasite!
Jim Shooter
Al Plastino
Curt Swan
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Parasite [Raymond Jensen] (origin); Lois Lane; Perry White
"Power of the Parasite!" Exposed to radioactive waste, lab worker Jensen becomes the Parasite, who has the ability to absorb energy from all living beings, including Superman.
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First Appearance of the Parasite

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Story Title
Power of the Parasite!
Writer
Jim Shooter
Interior Art
Al Plastino
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Parasite [Raymond Jensen] (origin); Lois Lane; Perry White
Storyline
"Power of the Parasite!" Exposed to radioactive waste, lab worker Jensen becomes the Parasite, who has the ability to absorb energy from all living beings, including Superman.

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Story Title
The Supergirl Identity Hunt!
Script
Leo Dorfman ?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Story Line
The Fact Finder, a professional blackmailer, has deduced that Supergirl was once associated with the Midvale Orphanago, and he uses the opportunity of a reunion there to try and figure out her secret identity.
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Published May 1977 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Faora Hu-Ul

One of Our Phantoms Is Missing
Cary Bates
Curt Swan
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Faora Hu-Ul (intro); Phantom Zone
"One of Our Phantoms Is Missing"
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Published May 1977 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Faora Hu-Ul

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Story Title
One of Our Phantoms Is Missing
Writer
Cary Bates
Interior Art
Curt Swan
Cover Art
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Character Appearances
Faora Hu-Ul (intro); Phantom Zone
Storyline
"One of Our Phantoms Is Missing"

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Story Title
The Long Weekend
Script
Bill Kunkel
Pencils
John Calnan
Story Line
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Published September 1989 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Maxima

My Lady Maxima
Roger Stern; George Perez
George Perez
George Perez (signed)
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Starman [Will Payton]; Ms. Hastings; Sheryl; Joyce; Luann; Malcolm; Lana Lang; Professor Emil Hamilton; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jose Delgado; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; VILLAINS: Maxima (first appearance); Sazu (first appearance)
"My Lady Maxima" Maxima lands on Earth and she wants Superman for her mate.
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Published September 1989 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Maxima

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Story Title
My Lady Maxima
Writer
Roger Stern; George Perez
Interior Art
George Perez
Cover Art
George Perez (signed)
Character Appearances
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Starman [Will Payton]; Ms. Hastings; Sheryl; Joyce; Luann; Malcolm; Lana Lang; Professor Emil Hamilton; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jose Delgado; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; VILLAINS: Maxima (first appearance); Sazu (first appearance)
Storyline
"My Lady Maxima" Maxima lands on Earth and she wants Superman for her mate.
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Published March 2001 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Manchester Black

What's So Funny about Truth, Justice & the American Way?
Joe Kelly
Doug Mahnke; Lee Bermejo
Tim Bradstreet (signed)
Superman; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; Sam Lane; Perry White; Mercy; Steel; Jonathan Kent; The Elite [Manchester Black; Coldcast; The Hat; Menagerie] (Introduction)
"What's So Funny about Truth, Justice & the American Way?" A new group of superhumans appears on the scene, with more violent solutions for the problems. Now Superman must demonstrate which is the correct way to stop the villains.
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First Appearance of Manchester Black

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Story Title
What's So Funny about Truth, Justice & the American Way?
Writer
Joe Kelly
Interior Art
Doug Mahnke; Lee Bermejo
Cover Art
Tim Bradstreet (signed)
Character Appearances
Superman; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; Sam Lane; Perry White; Mercy; Steel; Jonathan Kent; The Elite [Manchester Black; Coldcast; The Hat; Menagerie] (Introduction)
Storyline
"What's So Funny about Truth, Justice & the American Way?" A new group of superhumans appears on the scene, with more violent solutions for the problems. Now Superman must demonstrate which is the correct way to stop the villains.
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Published April 1958 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes

The Legion of Super-Heroes
Otto Binder
Al Plastino
Curt Swan
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl] (intro); Jonathan Kent (cameo)
"The Legion of Super-Heroes" Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club. But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely initiation pranks which proved he is a good sport.
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First Appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes

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Story Title
The Legion of Super-Heroes
Writer
Otto Binder
Interior Art
Al Plastino
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl] (intro); Jonathan Kent (cameo)
Storyline
"The Legion of Super-Heroes" Three teens from the future offer Superboy membership in their super-hero club. But when Superboy fails to complete three simple tasks, the Legionnaires pretend to reject him, until they reveal that the three tasks were merely initiation pranks which proved he is a good sport.

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Story Title
Walking the Dog
Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Story Line
Pete figures out an easier way to walk a dog.

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Story Title
The 13 Superstition Arrows
Script
France Herron
Pencils
George Papp
Story Line
To secure a $5,000,000 bequest to charity, Green Arrow must use 13 trick arrows with gimmicks associated with bad luck.

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Story Title
Money
Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Story Line
Casey plays a trick with some play money.

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Story Title
Aquaman's Super Sea-Squad
Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Story Line
Aquaman has to carefully deliver a nuclear projectile to the military before it detonates.
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Published April 1961 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of General Zod and the Phantom Zone

The Phantom Superboy
Robert Bernstein
George Papp
Curt Swan
Superboy; Krypto; Lana Lang; Phantom Zone (intro); Clark Kent robot; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Dr. Xadu (intro); General Zod (intro)
"The Phantom Superboy" After Professor Lang finds a box of Kryptonian weapons, Superboy is accidentally projected into the Phantom Zone, the place where Kryptonian criminals were exiled. But using mental telepathy he activates an electric typewriter and tells Pa Kent how to free him.
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First Appearance of General Zod and the Phantom Zone

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Story Title
The Phantom Superboy
Writer
Robert Bernstein
Interior Art
George Papp
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Superboy; Krypto; Lana Lang; Phantom Zone (intro); Clark Kent robot; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Dr. Xadu (intro); General Zod (intro)
Storyline
"The Phantom Superboy" After Professor Lang finds a box of Kryptonian weapons, Superboy is accidentally projected into the Phantom Zone, the place where Kryptonian criminals were exiled. But using mental telepathy he activates an electric typewriter and tells Pa Kent how to free him.

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Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Story Line
Has good luck "prospecting" and finds site for hot dog stand

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Story Title
The Lion with the Double Identity
Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Story Line
Congorilla-like lion

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Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Story Line
Parents hide birthday present in Pete's messy closet
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Published January 1967 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of the Fatal Five

The Fatal Five
Jim Shooter
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Curt Swan
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ferro Lad; Superboy; Princess Projectra; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy]; Fatal Five [Tharok; Emerald Empress; Validus; Persuader; Mano]
"The Fatal Five" As a last resort, the Legion decides to enlist the villainous Fatal Five to defend Earth from the Sun-Eater, so the Legionnaires set out separately to collect each of the Fatal Five.
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First Appearance of the Fatal Five

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Story Title
The Fatal Five
Writer
Jim Shooter
Interior Art
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Legion of Super-Heroes [Ferro Lad; Superboy; Princess Projectra; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy]; Fatal Five [Tharok; Emerald Empress; Validus; Persuader; Mano]
Storyline
"The Fatal Five" As a last resort, the Legion decides to enlist the villainous Fatal Five to defend Earth from the Sun-Eater, so the Legionnaires set out separately to collect each of the Fatal Five.

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Story Title
The Origin of Cosmic Boy
Pencils
?
Story Line
origin of Cosmic Boy
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Published March 1967 by DC Tags: First Appearance

First Appearance of Shadow Lass and Chemical King

The Adult Legion!
Jim Shooter
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Curt Swan
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Woman; Brainiac 5; Timber Wolf; Lightning Man; Cosmic Man; Element Man; Polar Man]; Superman; Power Boy (statue); Ferro Lad (statue) [also as Andrew Nolan]; Shadow Woman (statue); Douglas Nolan; Light Lady; Night Woman; Chemical King (statue); Reflecto (statue); Shrinking Violet (statue); Duplicate Man (statue); Ultra Man; Phantom Woman; Ronn Nah; Arna Nah; Mon-El; Brin Londo; Bran Londo; Loni Londo; Tenzil Kem; Gim Allon; Thom Kallor; Nura Kallor; Chuck Taine; Luornu Taine; Legion of Super-Villains [Saturn Queen; Lightning Lord; Cosmic King]
"The Adult Legion!" Superman is summoned to help the adult Legion investigate acts of sabotage. The Legion discovers the saboteur is Ferro Lad's twin brother, but he has been under the mind control of the Legion of Super-Villains.
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First Appearance of Shadow Lass and Chemical King

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Story Title
The Adult Legion!
Writer
Jim Shooter
Interior Art
Jim Shooter (layouts only); Curt Swan
Cover Art
Curt Swan
Character Appearances
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Woman; Brainiac 5; Timber Wolf; Lightning Man; Cosmic Man; Element Man; Polar Man]; Superman; Power Boy (statue); Ferro Lad (statue) [also as Andrew Nolan]; Shadow Woman (statue); Douglas Nolan; Light Lady; Night Woman; Chemical King (statue); Reflecto (statue); Shrinking Violet (statue); Duplicate Man (statue); Ultra Man; Phantom Woman; Ronn Nah; Arna Nah; Mon-El; Brin Londo; Bran Londo; Loni Londo; Tenzil Kem; Gim Allon; Thom Kallor; Nura Kallor; Chuck Taine; Luornu Taine; Legion of Super-Villains [Saturn Queen; Lightning Lord; Cosmic King]
Storyline
"The Adult Legion!" Superman is summoned to help the adult Legion investigate acts of sabotage. The Legion discovers the saboteur is Ferro Lad's twin brother, but he has been under the mind control of the Legion of Super-Villains.

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Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Story Line
A customer wants Shorty to repair his hourglass.
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