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"The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!": When Superman learns that Alice Norton, a blind girl, does not believe in Superman, he tries and fails to convince her of his existence...until he operates upon her and restores her sight.
Appearing in "The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!"
- Lois Lane
- Alice Norton (Single appearance)
- Martha Norton (Single appearance)
- John Norton (Single appearance)
- Perry White (Mentioned only)
- Eiffel Tower (Cameo)
- Golden Gate Bridge (Cameo)
- Grand Canyon (Cameo)
- Mount Rushmore (Cameo)
- Niagara Falls (Cameo)
- Roman Colosseum (Cameo)
- Great Sphinx of Giza (Cameo)
- Taj Mahal (Cameo)
Synopsis for "The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!"
When Superman learns that Alice Norton, a blind girl, does not believe in Superman, he tries and fails to convince her of his existence...until he operates upon her and restores her sight.
Appearing in "Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis"
- Mister Mxyzptlk (First appearance) (See notes)
Synopsis for "Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis"
Mr. Mxyzptlk runs for and is elected mayor of Metropolis, takes on all the city jobs himself, and baffles Superman.
Appearing in "The Collector of Celebrities"
- Appearances not yet listed
Synopsis for "The Collector of Celebrities"
A “collector of celebrities” forces Superman into an agreement to perform three “impossible” tasks or live in his house as his “property” for a year.
- The character Mister Mxyzptlk was created by Jerry Siegel and Ira Yarbrough and first appeared in Superman #30 with the slightly different name of Mister Mxyztplk (note that the letters p and t are in a different order). The first appearance of the Earth-One Mxyzptlk is open to interpretation as there is no clear dividing line between Superman stories taking place on Earth-Two and those taking place on Earth-One. Comics historian/indexer Lou "Dark Mark" Mougin in his Earth-One Superman Index lists the second story in this issue as the first Earth-One Mxyzptlk appearance, while Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #15 lists Superman #131.
- The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman! is an adaptation of Adventures of Superman episode: Around the World with Superman and was reprinted in Superman #242, Best of DC #25 and Superman in the Fifties.
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