Action Comics #176 “Muscles for Money!” (part 2 of 2)

In fact, Clark Kent’s editorial is such a huge thing that it even makes the front page of some other newspaper called the Gazette. But you just know they’ve got a grudge. I doubt anybody’s lining up to buy the Metropolis Gazette when the newspaper across town is scoring Superman exclusives left and right.

Action Comics #176 "Muscles for Money!" (part 2 of 2)

And now comes a montage of Superman doing lots of super-deeds for hire. First comes Superman entertaining “spoiled rich kids” by flying their swing set around, which one of the kids gleefully describes as a “playground in the sky!” Next up, he’s using his super-abilities to quickly seed a farmer’s crops.

Action Comics #176 "Muscles for Money!" (part 2 of 2)

Okay, I’m really trying not to get too freaked out by this, but I can’t be the only one disturbed by the fact that Superman is vomiting up seeds, can I? I mean… eww. I’m surprised they didn’t show seeds pouring out of his butt hole while they were at it. The next time there’s a big E. coli outbreak, I think we’ll know who’s to blame.

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Multi-Part Article: Action Comics #176 "Muscles for Money!"
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  • Egalez

    great comic. it’s the tale of WWII. why America?

  • Tsuionsushi

    Actually, many Silver Age comics were written covers first.