The Ominous Octopus

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Superman With Bomb

The cover of ACTION COMICS #18 shows Superman dive-bombing the enemy during the second World War.

I'd say that bomb would probably do a lot more damage than the rifle-caliber machine guns that Captain Marvel was shown shooting on the cover of WHIZ #12.

Like WHIZ COMICS, SUPERMAN sometimes showed things on the cover that were nowhere to be found in the stories inside. I think this scene of Superman with a bomb was another one of those things.

Apparently the artwork for this issue was also used for fan pictures during this period. Here is a somewhat faded copy.

 I prefer the comic book version.

"Captain Marvel Rides The Engine Of Death" ( WHIZ COMICS #12 ):

SHAZAM by Chip Kidd:


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