Action Comics #257

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/15257

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Clark Kent, the Reporter of Steel! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #1
Show/hide 1. The Reporter of Steel! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman Robots; Lex Luthor (villain)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #1

Synopsis

Luthor creates a ray that gives super-powers and uses it on Clark Kent. But Clark convinces Luthor it also compels him to be super-generous, and Luthor destroys the device.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man
Genre
Gag
Characters
Tricksy

Credits

Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. The Man-Ape Skin Diver! (Congorilla) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Golden Gorilla; Congorilla; foreign spies (villains)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Howard Sherman
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. The Three Magic Wishes! (Supergirl) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Tim Baxter; Peggy

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #178 (August-September 1976)
The Three Magic Wishes!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #24 ([March 1977?])
The Three Magic Wishes
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #24 ([March 1977?])
 
Australia
Supergirl Album (Murray, 1979 series) #36 ([June 1980])
The Three Magic Wishes
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
The Three Magic Wishes!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Three Magic Wishes!
From GCD
in Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #178 (August-September 1976)
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #1
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #257

Synopsis

When Timmy Baxter doesn't believe in fairy tales, Supergirl decides to prove him wrong.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37201

Entry created

  • 22/07/2008

Cover added

  • 25/11/2010

Index completed

  • 25/11/2010