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Adventure Comics Vol 1 219

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Adventure Comics Vol 1 219

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"The Gorilla with X-Ray Eyes": A giant gorilla gains super-vision powers by drinking powdered Kryptonite, and gangster Doc Baird puts his power to work for crime, with his Kryptonite radiations even proof against Superboy.



Appearing in "The Gorilla with X-Ray Eyes"

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Villains:

  • Doc Baird (Single appearance)
  • Chandu (Gorilla) (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "The Gorilla with X-Ray Eyes"

A giant gorilla gains super-vision powers by drinking powdered Kryptonite, and gangster Doc Baird puts his power to work for crime, with his Kryptonite radiations even proof against Superboy.

Appearing in "The Greatest Show on Water"

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Other Characters:

  • Skipper Sam (Single appearance)
  • Camp Children (Single appearance)

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  • Unknown

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Synopsis for "The Greatest Show on Water"

When a carnival barge is wrecked, Aquaman and his sea subjects provide entertainment for a group of children.

Appearing in "The Human Chess Game"

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  • Phony Elford Evans (Single appearance)
  • Willie (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Jeff Hunter (Single appearance)
  • "Car King" Kelly (Single appearance)
  • Elford Evans (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for "The Human Chess Game"

An eccentric chess master forces people (including Green Arrow and Speedy) to act as markers on a human chess board.

Notes

  • "The Gorilla with X-Ray Eyes!" is reprinted in Superboy #174.
  • Lana's father is called "Thaddeus" in this issue.

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