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Action Comics #16  Superman And The Numbers Racket
Front Cover Comic Details
Series Action Comics
Issue 16
Publication Date September 1939
Publisher DC Comics
Language English
Format Comic
Age Golden
Color Color
Country USA
Cover Price $0.10
Genre Adventure, Super-Heroes, Action
Creators
Writer Jerry Siegel
Penciller Joe Shuster
Cover Artist Fred Guardineer
Editor Vincent Sullivan
Characters
Perry White
Superman (Kal-El / Clark Kent)
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Plot
Superman notices a suicidal man, and intervenes in time to save his life. He learns that gambling has destroyed the man's future, but Superman convinces him not to give up. Meanwhile, Superman wages a one man war on gambling, tearing up the numbers houses and destroying the tables quickly and effortlessly, ending the corruption all the way up to city hall itself.
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