Appearing in "Clark Kent, Police Commissioner"
- ex-Commissioner Kennedy
- Phil Garson
- Butch Moran
- Melvin Larkins
- Commissioner Larrimore (Dies)
Synopsis for "Clark Kent, Police Commissioner"
 plot summary at dcindexes.com
The newspapers of Metropolis call for the firing of Police Commissioner Kennedy, due to his inability to stop rampant racketeering, by the likes of Butch Moran, et.al. His first three replacements (Larrimore and two others) are all assassinated soon after taking office. The Mayor, Phil Garson, then decides to make Clark Kent the new commissioner. An assassin tries to kill Clark too, but his super powers enable him to survive. The police summon Clark to a jeweler, where they have received a tip about a robbery. Clark slips away to become Superman, then returns to stop the crooks, which are led by Kennedy, the former Commissioner. With Kennedy captured, Clark retires from office and resumes his job at the Daily Planet.
Appearing in "The Lost City of Atlantis"
- The Three Aces
- Fog Fortune
- Gunner Bill
- Whistler Will
Synopsis for "The Lost City of Atlantis"
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in "The Spy B-7"
- Bob Daley
- Winters (aka B-7; leader of a spy ring)
- Several spies (Juan named)
- Professor Dowd and Inez (a scientist and his daughter)
Synopsis for "The Spy B-7"
Spies attempt to photograph a new coastal gun battery. They must escape quickly after being discovered, but they manage to kidnap Professor Dowd, the chief scientist on the project.
Mr. America vows to rescue Dowd. His first stop is Dowd's home, where his daughter Inez is in the process of being kidnapped too. Mr. America stops the kidnappers, but is surprised when Inez's servant Winters reveals himself as the spy leader B-7. Winters then escapes with Inez.
Mr. America questions one of the captured spies and learns where the professor is being held. He succeeds in rescuing Dowd, but Winters has returned to the army installation with Inez. When his secret photography is discovered, Winters uses Inez as a hostage. Mr. America arrives in time to rescue her and foil the spy's plot.
Appearing in "The Italian Officer"
- Professor Joe Kent
- Mungo (a native spy)
- An unnamed enemy officer and his men
- Major Sterling, Royal Army
- Syble Sterling, his daughter
- British Army post at Tabur, in Africa
- Enemy Army post near Tabur, in Africa
Synopsis for "The Italian Officer"
Congo Bill joins Professor Kent on a visit to the British army post at Tabur, where Kent meets his old friend Major Stirling. The officer explains that an epidemic has wiped out nearly half his contingent, and left his position vulnerable to attack. Stirling's daughter Syble spots a native spy (Mungo, a renegade Askari) leaving the post. She tells Bill, then follows. Bill and Syble catch up to the spy on horseback, but Bill is forced to leave the girl behind during a fight. Syble Stirling gets captured and taken to the enemy camp, where the bad guys do indeed learn about the army's weakened state. Bill penetrates the enemy post, by pole-vaulting over a barbed-wire fence, to rescue the girl. Once inside their camp, he gets control of a machine-gun nest, and inflicts severe casualties. He captures the enemy officer as well, which forestalls any attack plans long enough for the British army to send reinforcements.
Appearing in "The Baseball Fixers"
- Mr. Kelvin (Single appearance)
- Lucy Bradburn (Single appearance)
- Johnny Welch (Single appearance)
- Mr. Bradburn (Single appearance)
- Husky Hal Hicks (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Baseball Fixers"
Zatara learns that several baseball players are fixing the outcome of games. Using his magic Zatara alters several plays to thwart the cheaters. The players fear they will lose their jobs, so Zatara begins to suspect the gamblers behind the fix are working for the team. With the help of team president Bradburn, Zatara sets a trap for the crooks. When Zatara wins a large bet placed in Bradburn's name, the boss of the gamblers reveals himself as Mr. Kelvin, Bradburn's secretary. Kelvin is then arrested ensuring that the games will be played honestly.
- Clark Kent, Police Commissioner is reprinted in Action Comics Archives, Volume 3.
- Aside from the stories above, this issue contains:
- "Pep Morgan" by Geo Papp
- "In the Nick of Time" by Edgar Weston
- No trivia.
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- Cover gallery for the Action Comics series
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