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Publisher: DC
Title: Action Comics
Page Count: 68
Genre: Adventure, Historical, Humor, Superhero, Western-frontier
Era: Golden
Cover Price: 0.10 USD
Cover Date: April 1938
Country: United States
Zatara and Tong investigate the murders of several railroad detectives and the theft of over $200,000 in loot.; Ken is framed for the murder of a man, and, with the help of Betty and Bobby, sets out to prove his innocence.; Superman delivers a witness to the governor to stop an execution, then stops a wife-beater. Later Superman, as Clark Kent, goes out with Lois, but she earns the wrath of Butch Matson and Superman must save her. Finally, Clark is assigned a story on the South American republic of San Monte. He heads to Washington DC to find out who is behind Senator Barrows pushing legislation which will embroil the United States in a war in Europe by grabbing lobbyist Alex Greer and scaring the truth out of him.; Chuck begins a vendetta aginst the crooked ranch owners who have, by fraud, acquired the range lands he inherited after his father's death.; An international jewel thief arrives in America as a prisoner, but Scoop and Rusty are on hand to witness his escape with the help of his gang lying in wait.; Sticky swipes some apples and is pursued by the police. He gets a lucky break to make good his escape.; Marco, his father and his uncle are given an audience with the new Pope. They are sent on a mission to satisfy a request from the Khan of Tartary for priests and men of learning.; When the Boxing Commission runs a dirty fight trainer out of town, he swears his revenge...against Pep.; A space vehicle from a destroyed world lands on Earth, and its occupant becomes Superman. In addition, a scientific explanation for this being's powers is given.