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Action 256 - Superman sees the future, Janu becomes Congorilla, and Dick Wilson debuts

A true classic cover on Action 256 (Sept. 59), for the Superman story by Binder, Swan and Kaye.

Superman undergoes a scientific experiment that transforms him into a future man, the Ultra-Superman.  356 more words

Action 254 - Luthor creates Bizarro, Congo Bill vs Congorilla, and Supergirl cons people

Bizarro had been introduced in the Superboy comic the previous year, but the character died at the end of the story.  Otto Binder and Al Plastino bring the character back for good in Action 254 (July 1959). 478 more words

Action 248 - Jimmy and Clark in prison, and Congo Bill becomes Congorilla

Congorilla gets to share the cover of Action 248 (Jan. 59) with Superman.  This is only the second time Congo Bill has been represented on the cover of this book, despite a run of over 15 years. 252 more words

Action 226 - Superman fights a glass thief, Janu joins Jungle Joe, and Space Billboards!

Another not-quite-but-sort-of Bizarro character is featured in Action 226 (March 1957), by Binder, Boring and Kaye.

A giant, white, monstrous alien is found buried in the Earth, and brought back to Metropolis to be displayed. 296 more words

Action 224 - Superman Island, and Congo Bill meets the Golden Gorilla

Superman Island, the cover story for Action 224 (Jan. 57), by Boring and Kaye, is one of those stories that just leaving you shaking your head in puzzlement. 325 more words

Defending Theater from Censorship, Tammy Wynette, & Next at Long Wharf

Inside notes and comments about Connecticut and New York Professional Theater

By Karen Isaacs

 Well Deserved Award:  Howard Sherman — a friend who has a long association with Connecticut theater — received the Defender Award from the Dramatist Legal Defense Fund through the Dramatist Guild.   547 more words

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