Superman #184 “Demon Under the Red Sun”

Superman issue number 184 was published by DC Comics in February of 1966. The cover art by Curt Swan and George Klein depicts Superman tied to a pole surrounded by the people of Zhongar holding Death-Glow talismans. Fearing he is a demon, and sapped by his powers due to the red sun, Superman must prove himself to the people of the alien planet. The 36 page issue sold for 12 cents and contained two stories, “The Demon Under the Red Sun” and part two of “The Test of the Talisman.” Superman first appeared in the June 1938 Action Comics No. 1, before the Superman title launched in May of 1939 and continued until 1986 when it was renamed Adventures of Superman.
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Object Name
comic book
date made
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Action Comics
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 10 in x 6 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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