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ACTION COMICS #156

Cover Date: May 1951
Cover Price: $0.10
Publication Date: 1951-03-14

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Cover Credits:
Art: Al Plastino
Colors: Jack Adler


Story: "The Girl of Steel!" (12 Pages)
Superman

Credits:

StoryAl Schwartz (?)
ArtAl Plastino
EditingMort Weisinger

Feature Character(s):

Superman (last in World's Finest Comics #51; next in Superman Vol. 1 #70)

Supporting Character(s):

Lois Lane (temporarily becomes "Superwoman" after being exposed to Luthor's vivanium machine; last in World's Finest Comics #51; next in Superman Vol. 1 #70)
Perry White (last in World's Finest Comics #51; next in Superman Vol. 1 #70)

Villain(s):

Lex Luthor (in between Superman Vol. 1 #68 and #71/3)
Luthor's hired men' (first appearance for all; Stepney named)

Other Character(s):

citizens of Metropolis

Location(s):

Metropolis
Daily Planet


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Second Story: "World of the Metal Men!" (8 Pages)
Tommy Tomorrow

Credits:

StoryEdmond Hamilton (?)
PencilsCurt Swan
InksJohn Fischetti
EditingMort Weisinger

Feature Character(s):

Tommy Tomorrow (in between issues #155/2 and #157/3)

Supporting Character(s):

Brent Wood (in between issues #155/2 and #157/3)

Other Character(s):

Dr. Varth (first appearance; a scientist lost in space)
other unidentified scientists
TM-44 (first appearance; a Roboteer)
XZ-32 (first appearance; a robotic scientist)
other unnamed robt]ots

Location(s):

Earth
Planeteer Headquarters
Robot homeworld
an unidentified planet in the 5th dimension


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Third Story: "Pipeline Peril" (6 Pages)
Congo Bill

Credits:

ArtEd Smalle
EditingMort Weisinger

Feature Character(s):

Congo Bill (in between issues #155/2 and #157/2)

Location(s):

Saigon


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Fourth Story: "The Riddle of the Rainbow Man" (10 Pages)
Vigilante

Credits:

StoryDick Wood (?)
ArtBob Brown
EditingMort Weisinger

Feature Character(s):

Vigilante (in between issues #155/4 and #157/4)

Supporting Character(s):

Stuff (in between issues #155/4 and #157/4)

Villain(s):

Rainbow Man (last in issue #135/4; next in ???)
Dictionary (last in issue #146/4; next in ???)
Shakes (in between issues #146/4 and #184/4)


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