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"Superman: "The City That Exiled Superman!"": A crooked city council member and a gang boss conspire to make it look like Superman is endangering Metropolis with his reckless flying. Before Superman can discover that they are framing him using a superman-shaped remote-controlled missile, the may



Appearing in Superman: "The City That Exiled Superman!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

  • Hugo Sleary, Crooked Politician
  • "Dude" Vorman, Gang Boss
    • Jim
    • Louie
  • Stoney Martin, Gang Boss

Other Characters:

  • Metropolis City Council
  • Mayor of Metropolis
  • Perry White

Locations:

Items:

  • "Superman" Missile

Synopsis for Superman: "The City That Exiled Superman!"

A crooked city council member and a gang boss conspire to make it look like Superman is endangering Metropolis with his reckless flying. Before Superman can discover that they are framing him using a superman-shaped remote-controlled missile, the mayor is goaded into exiling him from the city. Superman is forced to use his wits to foil the gangsters and clear his name without breaking the law.

Appearing in Green Arrow: "The Case of the Taunting Targets!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

  • Beetles Brogan
  • Raff Williams
  • Hendrix

Other Characters:

  • Warehouse Clerk

Locations:

  • Star City
    • Star City Library
    • Scientific Lab
    • City Pier
    • Appleton Warehouse
    • Highknoll Peak

Items:

  • Trick Arrows
    • Armor-Piercing Arrow
    • Flame Arrow
    • Windmill Arrow
    • Independence Arrow
    • Annual Sports Day Arrow
    • Wedding Arrow
    • Oil Spray Arrow
    • Arrowline
    • Fishing Arrow
    • Camera Arrow
    • Boomerang Arrow
    • Police Siren Arrow

Vehicles:

Synopsis for Green Arrow: "The Case of the Taunting Targets!"

A wounded crook hides stolen capsules of radium in Green Arrow's special arrows, prompting his accomplices to hatch a series of schemes designed to make him fire those arrows at them. Meanwhile, a faulty radium capsule is slowly poisoning Green Arrow.

Appearing in Tom Sparks: "The King of the Boy Inventors!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Congress of Boy Inventors
    • Wynn Carter
    • Harry West
    • Norman Howes
    • Bill Winters
  • Bobo the Monkey

Villains:

  • Smugglers
    • Morgan
    • Gunner

Locations:

  • Deserted Island
    • Infra-Red Lighthouse

Items:

  • Self-Cleaning Window
  • Self-Flipping Flapjacks
  • Color TV Camera
  • Talking Safety Sign
  • Personal Snorkel
  • Better Mousetrap
  • Automatic Chicken Feeder

Vehicles:

  • Tom Sparks' Personal Autogyro
  • Watercycle
  • Fishing Boat

Synopsis for Tom Sparks: "The King of the Boy Inventors!"

After a three-way tie at the judging of the inventions of the Congress of Boy Inventors, Tom Sparks proposes a contest: the three finalists will prove themselves through their ingenuity in surviving one week on a deserted island. The contest is interrupted, however, when it turns out that a gang of smugglers make their headquarters on the island, and soon all four boys must turn their inventive powers toward the matter of their escape from danger.

Appearing in Wyoming Kid: "The River-Toll Bandits!"

Featured Characters:

Villains:

  • Neff Kimberley
  • Pete Nugent
  • Waco Billy
  • Yuma Joe

Other Characters:

  • The Missouri Caravan

Locations:

  • Western Prairie
    • Big Sioux River
    • Little Sioux River
    • Gunpowder Pass
    • Fort Durango

Items:

  • Revolvers

Vehicles:

  • Racer
  • Covered Wagons
  • River Ferry

Synopsis for Wyoming Kid: "The River-Toll Bandits!"

The Wyoming Kid is under contract to guide caravans across the West to California, but to do so he must deal with a crooked banker and his gang of toughs, who have taken control of the river crossings and passes along a stretch of the trail.

Appearing in Batman: "The Bird Sayings Crimes!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

Other Characters:

  • The Byrd Family
    • Jonathan Byrd
    • Miss Ellen Byrd, Actress

Locations:

Items:

Synopsis for Batman: "The Bird Sayings Crimes!"

On his birthday, the Penguin receives presents containing mocking bird sayings from other criminals. For this reason, Penguin decides to use those same sayings as inspirations for crimes, and thus dispose of Batman and Robin, but as usual he ends up captured by the Dynamic Duo.

Notes

  • The Statue of Liberty in this issue is a mirror image of the real one, and from context is located in Gotham City, but is not the Statue of Justice seen later in the series.

Trivia

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