The Press: Superman's Dilemma

Superman got a high priority rating last week: the Navy Department ruled that Superman comic books should be included among essential supplies destined for the Marine garrison at Midway Islands. For the tough Marines, as for all U.S. Armed Forces, the Man of Steel is still super-favorite reading.

But Superman is now in a really tough spot that even he can't get out of. His patriotism is above reproach. As the mightiest, fightingest American, he ought to join up. But he just can't. In the combat services he would lick the Japs and Nazis...

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