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Welcome to the latest edition of Golden Age Christmas, where we will feature a different Golden Age Christmas comic book story every day from now until Christmas Eve!
Today we look at a classic Superman Christmas story..
From 1944’s Action Comics #93, by Don Cameron and artists Ira Yarbrough and Stan Kaye (well, Cameron was writing most of the Actions of this era, so I presume it is him – the art is definitely Yarbrough and Kaye, though), we see Clark and Lois be distressed at the plight of young war refugees…
So Superman rigs everything together and goes off on a global expedition to both bring joy to a wartorn world while also reuniting as many children with their families as he can…
I love the Russian bit. Imagine this same comic five years later?
Anyhow, the story continues the same way except for when they find Jan Bjornsen’s son, Eric, who is hanging out with a bunch of kids who lost their families. Eric surprisingly turns down their offer to take him to see his father. But when they return, they are in for a surprise…
Pretty darn noble of that little kid, huh?
Gotta love Clark’s jealousy of Superman!
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