Action Comics #3 Values
Publisher: DC, 1938
About Action Comics #3Third appearance of Superman. Gerber "8" or "rare." Overstreet calls it "scarce." Leo O'Mealia cover. Joe Shuster, Fred Guardineer, and Bernard Baily art. Currently #26 on Overstreet's list of Top 100 Golden Age Comics.
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Inks: Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Characters: Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (not named); Stanislaw Kober; Thornton Blakely (villain)
Synopsis: After Superman saves a group of miners from a cave-in, Clark Kent senses a story that may mean that the mine's owner, Thorton Blakely, is actually running unsafe mine operations and blaming accidents on the miners themselves.
Script: Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils: Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks: Joe Shuster (signed)
Reprints: Superman (DC, 1939 series) # ([Summer 1939])
Notes: Superman appears in only one panel in this story. Wears blue boots. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.
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