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BONUS: The Spectre

Spectre ad - Action Comics #21

This ad, from the end of the Superman feature in ACTION COMICS (1938) #21, promotes the Spectre. From the minds of the Man of Steel’s co-creator Jerry Siegel and Bernard Baily, the Spectre’s first story appeared a week later in MORE FUN COMICS #52. While not Siegel’s first new feature post-Superman, it is the first to be promoted by referencing Superman’s success in an attempt to boost sales!