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Superman #110, “The Defeat of Superman”

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Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description
Superman issue no. 110 was published by DC Comics in January of 1957. The cover art by Al Plastino features Superman battling a giant ant. The 36 page issue sold for 10 cents and featured the stories, “The Secret of the Superman Trophy,” The Mystery Superman!” and “The Defeat of 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.
publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
maker
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Action Comics
date made
1957-01
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 6 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name
comic book
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Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
ID Number
1988.3095.30
catalog number
1988.3095.30
nonaccession number
1988.3095
subject
Superman
Comics
place made
United States: New York, New York City