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Superman #180, “The Girl Who Was Mightier Than Superman”

Superman #180, “The Girl Who Was Mightier Than Superman”

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Superman No. 180 was published by DC Comics in October of 1965. The cover art by Curt Swan and George Klein depicts Superman being swung around by his arm by a woman named Orella. The 36 page issue sold for 12 cents and contained two stories written by Leo Dorfman, “Clark Kent’s Great Superman Hunt,” and the cover story—“The Girl Who Was Mightier Than Superman!” 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
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 10 in x 6 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
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