Appearing in "The Devil's Playground"
- Domino (Jeff Farnham)
- Jim Gantry
Synopsis for "The Devil's Playground"
Clark Kent and Lois Lane visit an amusement park owned by Jim Gantry. However, a gang of crooked gamblers want to use the park for their operations, but Gantry refuses them. The gang leader known as the Domino, sabotages the park rides to coerce Gantry into cooperating. Superman saves the patrons from injury and exposes the Domino as playboy Jeff Farnham.
Appearing in "Crimes in Color"
- Rainbow Man (First appearance)
- Lin Choo
Synopsis for "Crimes in Color"
A crook called the Rainbow Man uses color as the basis for his gang's robberies. The gang is able to elude police and the Vigilante, but Stuff locates their hide-out while selling newspapers. Stuff summons the Vigilante, but the western hero is defeated by Rainbow Man's gang. While Vigilante and Stuff are tied up in the hide-out, Rainbow Man leads another daring crime. Vigilante, however, taps out a morse code message for help with his spur. Once free, he interrupts the gang's robbery. This time Vigilante and Stuff prevail by apprehending Rainbow Man and his men.
Appearing in "3rd Story (No Title)"
- Three Aces
Synopsis for "3rd Story (No Title)"
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in "Iron Giant"
Synopsis for "Iron Giant"
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in "5th Story (No Title)"
- Louie Logan (Only appearance; dies)
- Janet Logan
Synopsis for "5th Story (No Title)"
Congo Bill is sent into the jungle to arrest Louie Logan for conducting illegal trade with the natives. Louie has been selling them whiskey which, when consumed, causes the tribesmen to turn violent. Aided by a local witch doctor, Louie escapes Bill's custody and flees into the jungle. Bill is then led into a trap and presumed dead. Louie then flees the area by boat. However, Bill survived the trap and meets up with Louie on the boat. During the struggle, Louie falls overboard and meets his end as he is devoured by crocodiles.
Appearing in "6th Story (No Title)"
Synopsis for "6th Story (No Title)"
Zatara meets a group of young boys who convince him to end the war in Europe. The magician and his assistant Tong cross the Atlantic Ocean and begin disrupting the German military. Using magic, Zatara animates the Nazi weapons and turns them against their masters. After sending much of the equipment to England, Zatara heads to Berlin.
Zatara confronts the German people and speaks out against ADolf Hitler. He then confronts the Nazi leader in person. Hitler is beaten and pleads for mercy. Zatara demands that he go into exile and end the war.
- The Devil's Playground is reprinted in Action Comics Archives, Volume 3.
- The sixth story is considered non-canon.
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Links and References
- "The Devil's Playground" plot summary at dcindexes.com
- "Crimes in Color" plot summary at dcindexes.com
- The fifth story plot summary at dcindexes.com
- The sixth story plot summary at dcindexes.com
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