Tag Archives: Action Comics (1938)

My friend, Jimmy, seems to have the situation well in hand!

"Valentine Villainy" - Action Comics #71

Historical note: About two weeks after this issue’s release, the Private Snafu short “Snafuperman” was released. The cartoon finds the bumbling titular character being granted the abilities of Superman, but things don’t go as smoothly as planned.

"Snafuperman" - Private Snafu cartoon


As they were produced by the United States government, all of the “Private Snafu” cartoons now are considered in the public domain, and “Snafuperman” can be downloaded at the Internet Archive.

First, don’t waste paper!

Fight Paper Waste PSA - Action Comics #70

In keeping with our looks at Superman-related media advertisements throughout the years, today we begin a new feature taking semi-occassional looks at public service announcements featuring Superman, showcasing times when the Man of Steel used his muscles to raise awareness  or educate the reader!