Superman, “The Girl Cops of Metropolis”

Superman issue no. 108 was published by DC Comics in September of 1956. The cover art by Al Plastino depicts Clark Kent trapped in a jail cell with three female cops wanting to test their suspicions that Clark Kent is Superman. The 36 page issue sold for 10 cents and featured the stories “The Brain from the Future,” “Perry White, Jr., Demon Reporter,” and the title story “The Girl Cops of Metropolis!” 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 Comics Publications, Inc.
National Comics 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
Popular Entertainment
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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