ACTION COMICS 268, September 1960, was published around July 28, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.
The Man of Steel starred in the 13 page story, SUPERMAN’S BATTLE WITH HERCULES, written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II.
The Maid of Might starred in the 13 page story, THE MYSTERIOUS SUPERGIRL, written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the September or September/October 1960 cover date.
Since this episode features only a single comic book issue, the ads and other features of this issue are highlighted, including the METROPOLIS MAILBAG. Also, Saturday’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY is previewed.
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