ACTION COMICS 259, December 1959, was published around October 29, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.
– THE REVENGE OF LUTHOR (13 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel (his 5th silver age DC comic book story) and drawn by Al Plastino.
– THE ONE APE CIRCUS (7 pgs.), starred Congo Bill in his 11th appearance as Congorilla.
– THE CAVE GIRL OF STEEL (7 pgs.) starred Supergirl in her 7th story, written by Otto Binder and drawn by Jim Mooney.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the December 1959, or December 1959/January 1960 cover date.
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