"The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!"


Main Details
Volume 1
Issue 281
Date 1961-10
Location of Publication Sparta, Illinois
Genre Superhero
Format Softcover
Type Comic Book
Page Count 32
Language English
  • Superman (Kal-El)(Earth 1)
  • Supergirl (Kara Zor-El)
  • Supporting Characters:
  • Lois Lane
  • Krypto The Superdog
  • House of El (Flashback only):
  • Jor-El (Flashback only)
  • Lara (Flashback only)
  • Superbaby (Flashback only)
  • Superboy (Flashback only)
Story Location Earth: Metropolis, Krypton (Flashback only): Kryptonopolis (Flashback only), Fire Falls (Mentioned only), Arctic Circle: Fortress of Solitude, Kandor, Metropolis, Midvale
Notes 1st Story: Superman in "The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!"
2nd Story: Supergirl in "The Secret of the Time-Barrier!"

The Secret of the Time-Barrier is the fourth part of "The Unknown Supergirl" storyline, which continues in the next issue. It is reprinted in Action Comics #360, The Supergirl Archives Vol. 2, Showcase Presents: Supergirl Vol. 1, Supergirl: The Silver Age Vol 1 and Supergirl: The Silver Age Omnibus Vol. 1
The story "The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life" recycles the plot from the story "The Man Who Went to Krypton" from Superman #77.
This issue has the vote results from a poll for what new hairstyle Linda Lee should have. This vote was called in Action Comics #273.


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