Action Comics #254

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1959
Page count
36?
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15091

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Battle with Bizarro! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro; Green Kryptonite

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #117 ([January 1960])
The Battle with Bizaro!
From GCD
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #1
Show/hide 1. The Battle with Bizarro! (Superman) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro (intro as Adult Bizarro); Lex Luthor (villain); Vekko; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Green Kryptonite

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #6 ([December 1959?])
The Battle with Bizarro
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #117 ([January 1960])
The Battle With Bizarro!
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #117 ([January 1960])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #12 ([November 1968])
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
The Battle with Bizarro!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Battle with Bizarro!
From GCD
in 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #6 (January 1965)
in Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) #nn
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #1
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #254

Synopsis

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.

Notes

1st Bizarro appeared in Superboy 68

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Ollie) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Gag

Credits

Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. Congorilla Goes Wild! (Congorilla) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla; an unnamed thief (villain)

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman

Synopsis

A thief steals Congo Bill's ring and uses it to switch minds with Congorilla.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Janie) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Janie
Genre
Gag
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Gag

Credits

Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. Supergirl's Foster Parents! (Supergirl) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Miss Hart; Mr. Dale (villain); Mrs. Dale (villain)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #147 ([October 1959])
Supergirl's Foster Parents
 
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #115 ([November 1959])
Supergirl's Foster Parents
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
Supergirl's Foster Parents!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
Supergirl's Foster Parents!
From GCD
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #1
in Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #1
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #254

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32787

Entry created

  • 22/07/2007

Index completed

  • 23/12/2011

Last updated

  • 23/12/2011