Historical note: This is the only Superman story credited as being written by the Man of Steel’s longtime editor Mort Weisinger. It also is the only Superman story credited as having art by classic Golden Age cover artist Fred Ray!
Historical note: Just nine days after the release of this issue, the seventh Superman cartoon produced by Famous Studios was released, having taken over production from Fleischer Studios. It was the 16th short overall in the series. The short, titled “The Underground World,” is now in the public domain and can be downloaded at the Internet Archive.