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"Superman: "The Man Who Wrote Superman's Obituary!"": After Superman defeats Ozymaxias, a monster from ancient Earth, he learns that the Daily Planet's morgue keeper has learned his secret identity thanks to an accidental link between his teletype and the diary-writing


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Action Comics #429 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of November, 1973.

Synopsis for Superman: "The Man Who Wrote Superman's Obituary!"

After Superman defeats Ozymaxias, a monster from ancient Earth, he learns that the Daily Planet's morgue keeper has learned his secret identity thanks to an accidental link between his teletype and the diary-writing device at the Fortress of Solitude.

Appearing in Superman: "The Man Who Wrote Superman's Obituary!"

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  • Ryan Lowell

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  • Ozymaxias (Appears in Imaginary Story)

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Synopsis for The Human Target: "The Rodeo Riddle Contract"

Someone is trying to kill rodeo star Rick Ryan. Chance ducks attempts on "his" life – by a thrown branding iron and a bucking bronco while keeping tabs on three suspects. Chance corners the three hoping one of them would snap. He did! Chance chases down the would-be killer and hog-ties the varmint. But he wasn't supposed to kill Ryan – just scare him into marrying his girlfriend – so says his girlfriend in a twist confession!

Appearing in The Human Target: "The Rodeo Riddle Contract"

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  • Rick Ryan

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  • Harve Kimble

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  • Carla
  • Chet Hawkins
  • Vince Jason

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  • "The Man Who Wrote Superman's Obituary!"
    • This story reveals that Superman's birth date on Krypton was the 35th day of the month of Erox, in the year 9998.



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