Friday, December 14, 2012
BTW, that's one of two things that definitely establish that Metropolis is somewhere in the Eastern US; here's the other:
Superman catches the mobsters and threatens to clap his hands in front of them if they don't sign a confession. Fortunately they don't seem to have heard of his code against killing.
Comments: It's an interesting premise, although as noted the story is very predictable.
The Supergirl story is an oddball one. It starts out with some aliens landing and contacting the authorities to tell them:
Angered, the "kind and gentle" king orders his assistants thrown in the dungeon. They decide to kill him rather than face imprisonment, but Supergirl saves him with her rediscovered powers. And later:
Incidentally, the whole "beauty and the beast" subplot had previously been used in Action #243, which (no surprise) had been published almost exactly 7 years before this issue:
may be others.
Posted by Pat at 9:48 PM