Superman

Superman, Vol. 1 #7

Metropolis's Most Savage Racketeers / The Exploding Citizens / Superman's Cleanup Campaign / The Black Gang

Rel: Nov 1940 - Pub: Nov 1940
Action, Adventure, Super-Heroes
Golden Age | Color | USA | English
Comic | 64 pages | $0.10

"Metropolis's Most Savage Racketeers" - Arrogant public prosecutor Mr. Lash is ready to put three mobsters behind bars, but that case is put on hold when he seems to be guilty of his own wife's murder.

"The Exploding Citizens" - Citizens of Gay City are shattering on contact with each other. Superman investigates, only to find himself accused of the crime.

"Superman's Cleanup Campaign" - Lois and Clark uncover mob connections to the city's prosecutor. They convince their new editor, Perry White, to get the Planet to run an honest campaign with an honest candidate, who soon finds himself the target of a frame-up.

"The Black Gang" - Peter Peeker, a reporter from a competing newspaper, has a habit of getting stories incredibly fast. Lately, he's been scooping the Planet on stories about the Black Gang, criminals who rob high society members while wearing black masks.


Creators View all

Writer Jerry Siegel
Penciller Joe Shuster
Inker Wayne Boring

Characters View all

Lois Lane
Perry White
Superman (Kal-El / Clark Kent)