Action Comics #278

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16317

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Super-Powers of Perry White! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White (as Master-Man)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
Show/hide 1. The Super-Powers of Perry White! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Xasnu (villain); Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Masterman; Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; Y'Trom; Kandor (cameo); White Kryptonite; Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #32 ([March 1962?])
The Super-Powers of Perry White
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #32 ([March 1962?])
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #227 [G-72] (June-July 1970) (June-July 1970)
The Super-Powers of Perry White!
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #227 [G-72] (June-July 1970) (June-July 1970)
 (80 Page Giant G72)
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #54 ([August 1970?])
The Super-Powers of Perry White
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #54 ([August 1970?])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #20 ([November 1972?])
The Super-Powers of Perry White!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #20 ([November 1972?])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #20 ([November 1972?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Super-Powers Of Perry White
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
From GCD
in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #227 (June-July 1970)
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3

Synopsis

After being infected by an alien plant, Perry White gains super powers and goes after Superman.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Tricksy) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Casey the Cop) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Casey the Cop
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Unknown Supergirl (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Superman; Krypto; Linda Lee robot; Jerro; kryptonite dust; Lori Lemaris; Tough Tommy

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel (writer id by Bob Hughes)
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
From GCD
in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #2

Synopsis

Superman is ready to announce Supergirl's existence to the world, but she mysteriously loses her powers at the last minute.

Notes

Serialized story (vs. Lesla Lar) which continues until 285. Story is also claimed by Otto Binder.

Show/hide 5. Seance][First Line: We will now hold the séance. (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (1938 series) #249 (DC, 1959)

Notes

Title, first line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34861

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Cover added

  • 20/11/2010

Index completed

  • 20/11/2010