Action Comics #217

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12841

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (managing)
Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (assistants)

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Show/hide Cover The Amazing Super-Baby (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Super-Baby (not Kal-El)

Credits

Art
Al Plastino
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (managing)
Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (assistants)
Show/hide 1. The Amazing Super-Baby (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Super-Baby (Baby Bliss); Perry White; Lois Lane; Roger Bliss; Mrs. Bliss

Credits

Script
William Woolfolk?
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #81 ([December 1956?])
The Amazing Super-Baby
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #113 ([December 1956?])
The Amazing Super-Baby
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #32 ([February 1965?])
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #21 ([February 1966?])
The Amazing Super-Baby

Synopsis

Somebody leaves a baby on Clark Kent's doorstep, who just happens to have super powers.

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 12/06

Show/hide 2. The One-Man Safari (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Bombo the Elephant

Credits

Script
Jack Miller?
Art
Ed Smalle

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([September 1956?])
The One-Man Safari

Synopsis

Somebody makes a movie about Congo Bill in which he appears to have super-strength, so Bill has to develop super-strength in real life.

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 12/06

Show/hide 3. Secrets of the Planeteers (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Cosmo Rey; Cadet Parker

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #23 ([October 1962])
The Secrets of the Planeteers!

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38993

Cover added

Index completed