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"Superman: "The Sale of the Century!"": J. Wilbur Wolfingham thinks he's pulling a master scam by selling the Earth to an alien realtor, until the alien comes back and takes possession of the planet.


Quote1 Allow me to introduce myself--J. Wilbur Wolfingham! Business consultant--philantropist--sport--resident of planet Earth and >Ahem< proud owner! Quote2
J. Wilbur Wolfingham

Action Comics #573 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of November, 1985. It was published on August 29, 1985.

Appearing in Superman: "The Sale of the Century!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • J. Wilbur Wolfingham (Final appearance)
  • Wormwood Wolfingham (J. Wilbur Wolfingham's nephew) (Single appearance)
  • Bax (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Houdini (Mentioned only)
  • Wormwood's Father (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • Citizens of Metropolis (Unnamed)
  • Zazzbug (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Communication Loop
  • Holding Cube
  • Ice Cream
  • Pepper
  • Tires
  • Daily Planet Newspaper

Vehicles:

  • Space Shuttle (Mentioned only)
  • Bax's Spacecraft

Synopsis for Superman: "The Sale of the Century!"

J. Wilbur Wolfingham thinks he's pulling a master scam by selling the Earth to an alien realtor, until the alien comes back and takes possession of the planet.

Appearing in Superman: "If I Were Superman..."

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Criminal (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Two Bank Robbers (Single appearance)
  • Robber (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Ernie Doyle (Single appearance)
  • Citiizens of Metropolis (Unnamed)
  • Howard Freeman (WGBS reporter) (Behind the scenes) (Single appearance)
  • Metropolis Police Department
    • Female Officer (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
    • Officer Rockwell (Cameo) (Single appearance)
    • Three Officers (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Search for Yesterday (soap opera) (Mentioned only)
    • Andy Sands (Mentioned only)

Locations:

Items:

  • Daily Planet Newspaper

Vehicles:

  • Oil Tanker Truck (In ruins)

Synopsis for Superman: "If I Were Superman..."

A hot-dog vendor fantasizes about how he would do super-stunts if he were only Superman.

Notes

  • "Editor's Note: The events depicted in this issue's stories occurred prior to the dramatic developments now appearing in Crisis on Infinite Earths."

Trivia

  • No trivia.



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