Action Comics #253 (DC, 1959) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white pages.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
DescriptionAction Comics #253 (D.C. Comics, 1959). 6/1959 - Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!", script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; A criminal from Kandor switches places with Jimmy Olsen and forces Superman to reveal the location of his Fortress of Solitude, so he can destroy the bottled city; But scientists in Kandor reverse the switch just in time. 2/3-page Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man story by Henry Boltinoff. "The Secret of the Super-Orphan!", script by Otto Binder, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl helps Timmy get adopted by assisting with his magic show using her super powers. "The Destroyer of Congo Bill!", script by Jack Miller, art by Howard Sherman.
Page Quality: Off-white
Artists/Writers: Schwartz, Binder and Miller stories Jim Mooney and Howard Sherman art Curt Swan and Stan Kaye cover and art
Significance: 2nd appearance of Supergirl.
CGC census 2/21: 7 in 5.5, 41 higher.
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