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Action Comics 212

ACTION COMICS #212

Cover Date: January 1956
Cover Price: $.10
Publication Date: 1955-11-27

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Cover Credits:
Art: Al Plastino


Story: "The Superman Calendar!" (12 Pages)

Credits:

ArtAl Plastino
EditingMort Weisinger

Feature Character(s):

Superman (last in Superman #102/3; next in World's Finest Comics #80)

Supporting Character(s):

Lois Lane (last in Superman #102/2; next in World's Finest Comics #80)
Perry White (last in Superman #102/3; next in World's Finest Comics #80)
Jimmy Olsen (in between Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #9/3 and #10)

Villain(s):

Thorne Varden (first appearance; a crooked publisher)

Other Character(s):

citizens of Metropolis

Location(s):

Metropolis
Daily Planet

Comment(s):

This story takes place in the summer.
This story also includes a two-page Superman calendar for 1956.


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Second Story: "The Man Who Hated Tigers" (6 Pages)

Credits:

ArtEd Smalle
EditingGeorge Kashdan

Feature Character(s):

Congo Bill

Supporting Character(s):

Janu the Jungle Boy

Villain(s):

Cranshaw (first appearance; a wanted man who pretends to have lost an arm to tigers)


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Third Story: "The Paul Revere of Space" (6 Pages)

Credits:

StoryOtto Binder
ArtJim Mooney
EditingGeorge Kashdan

Feature Character(s):

Tommy Tomorrow

Supporting Character(s):

Brent Wood

Villain(s):

Zorr (first appearance; a space pirate who creates oncoming disasters to warn potential victims so they will trust him later)

Other Character(s):

unidentified Planeteers

Location(s):

Earth (in the year 2056)
Mars (in the year 2056)


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