Thursday, June 27, 2013
Daily Panel | 'You loathsome wretch!'
From Action Comics #10 (March 1939). Written by Jerry Siegel; drawn by Joe Shuster.
Another undercover adventure for Superman, this time to a prison chain gang that's being inhumanely run by a corrupt warden. Interestingly, Clark Kent learns about this from an escapee, but betrays the escapee's trust - while also earning the disgust of Lois and all the other newspaper staff - by turning in his source. In the end, it's an act of heroism on his part - willing to be hated because he thinks turning in the escapee is the best way to prove what's going on at the prison - but it goes to show that though Superman always does what he thinks is right, that doesn't mean that he always is.
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