ACTION COMICS 292, September 1962, was published around July 26, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.
– The 14 page Superman story was titled WHEN SUPERMAN DEFENDED HIS ARCH-ENEMY. No writer was credited, but the artist was Al Plastino. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. III.
– The 11 page Supergirl story was titled, THE SUPER-STEED OF STEEL, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the September or September/October 1962 cover date.
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