Reblogged from http://www.erbzine.com/mag31/3199.html
An August 27, 1944 Party at Louise's
Ed meets Jerry Siegel (Superman),
Laurie Erskine (Renfrew of the Mounted),
John Duke and Sam Blumenfeld (Midpacifican Staff Writers),
Sgt. Jimmy Moonie (Midpacifican Photographer)
FROM EDGAR RICE BURROUGH'S AUTOGRAPH ALBUM
Laurie Y. Erskine
With sketch of Renfrew of the Mounted.
With sketch of Superman.
Midpacifican ( newspaper the article was in ) staff writer.
Photographer Jim Mooney
This may be the Jim Mooney that worked for DC comics.
Actually the Tarzan books and movies did have him involved in World War II to some extent, something that was related to the real life war that was going on in north Africa. Superman was supposed to have been classified as 4-F by the draft to explain why he wasn't in the war, which he would have quickly ended as he did in fact in a strip done for LOOK magazine. But that angle was ignored in the animated cartoons and radio programs of the time, where Superman was engaged in fighting the enemies of the nation.
How Superman Would End The War ( LOOK Magazine, Feb. 27, 1940 ):