Action Comics | 1959-1969

Supergirl starred in the Action Comics backup feature from 1959 to 1969, when she was promoted to the main feature in Adventure Comics.

Issue (links to Comixology) Collection
Action Comics #252 – “The Supergirl from Krypton!” – May 1959 Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #253 – “The Secret of the Super-Orphan!” – June 1959 Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #130 – “The Curse of Kryptonite!” [guest] – July 1959
Action Comics #254 – “Supergirl’s Foster Parents!” – July 1959 Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #255 August 1959
“Supergirl Visits the 21st Century!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #256 September 1959
“The Great Supergirl Mirage!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #40 October 1959
“Jimmy Olsen, Supergirl’s Pal!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #257 October 1959
“The Three Magic Wishes!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #258 November 1959
“Supergirl’s Farewell to Earth!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #259 December 1959
“The Cave-Girl of Steel!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #134 January 1960
“The Super-Outlaw from Krypton! Part 3: The Duel of the Supermen” [guest]
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #14 January 1960
“Lois Lane’s Secret Romance!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #260 January 1960
“Mighty Maid!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #260 January 1960
“The Girl Superbaby!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #261 February 1960
“Supergirl’s Super Pet!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #262 March 1960
“Supergirl’s Greatest Victory!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superboy #80 April 1960
“Superboy Meets Supergirl!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #44 April 1960
“The Wolf-Man of Metropolis!” [guest]
Action Comics #263 April 1960
“Supergirl’s Darkest Day!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #264 May 1960
“Supergirl Gets Adopted!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #45 June 1960
“Tom Baker, Power Lad!” [guest]
Action Comics #265 June 1960
“The Superman from Outer Space!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #265 June 1960
“The Day Supergirl Revealed Herself!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #46 July 1960
“Jimmy Olsen, Orphan!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #266 July 1960
“The World’s Mightiest Cat!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #139 August 1960
“The Untold Story of Red Kryptonite!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #267 August 1960
“The Three Super-Heroes!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #268 September 1960
“The Mystery Supergirl!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #140 October 1960 [guest]
“The Son of Bizarro!” [part 1]
“The ‘Orphan’ Bizarro!” [part 2]
“The Bizarro Supergirl!” [part 3]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #20 October 1960
“Lois Lane’s Super-Daughter!” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #48 October 1960
“The Mystery of the Tiny Supermen!” [guest]
Action Comics #269 October 1960
“Supergirl’s First Romance!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #270 November 1960
“The Old Man of Metropolis!” [guest]
Action Comics #270 November 1960
“Supergirl’s Busiest Day!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Adventure Comics #278 November 1960
“Supergirl in Smallville!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #271 December 1960
“Supergirl’s Fortress of Solitude!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #142 January 1961 [guest]
“Lois Lane’s Secret Helper!”
“Flame-Dragon from Krypton!”
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #50 January 1961
“The Lord of Olsen Castle!” [guest]
Action Comics #272 January 1961
“The Second Supergirl!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #23 February 1961
“The 10 Feats of Elastic Lass!” [guest]
Action Comics #273 February 1961
“The Supergirl of Two Worlds!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #51 March 1961
“The Girl with Green Hair!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #274 March 1961
“Supergirl’s Three Time Trips!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #144 April 1961
“The Orphans of Space!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #52 April 1961
“Jimmy Olsen, Wolf-Man!” [guest]
Action Comics #275 April 1961
“The Menace of Red-Green Kryptonite!” [guest]
Action Comics #275 April 1961
“Ma and Pa Kent Adopt Supergirl!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #145 May 1961
“The Night of March 31st” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
 
Action Comics #276 May 1961
“The War Between Supergirl and the Superman Emergency Squad!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 1
Action Comics #276 May 1961
“Supergirl’s Three Super Girl-Friends!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #277 June 1961
“The Battle of the Super-Pets!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #278 July 1961
“The Super Powers of Perry White!” [guest]
Action Comics #278 July 1961
“The Unknown Supergirl!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #279 August 1961
“Supergirl’s Secret Enemy!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #280 September 1961
“Trapped in Kandor!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #281 October 1961
“The Secret of the Time-Barrier!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #149 November 1961
“The Death of Superman!” [part 3] [guest] [imaginary appearance]
 
Action Comics #282 November 1961
“The Supergirl of Tomorrow!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #57 December 1961
“Jimmy Olsen Marries Supergirl!” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Action Comics #283 December 1961
“The Six Red ‘K’ Perils of Supergirl!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #150 January 1962
“The One Minute of Doom!” [guest]
Action Comics #284 January 1962
“The Babe of Steel!” [guest]
Action Comics #284 January 1962
“The Strange Bodies of Supergirl!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #285 February 1962
“The World’s Greatest Heroine!” [part 1]
“The Infinite Monster!” [part 2]
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Adventure Comics #293 February 1962
“The Legion of Super-Traitors!” [guest]
Action Comics #286 March 1962
“The Jury of Super-Enemies!” [guest]
Action Comics #286 March 1962
“The Death of Luthor!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #152 April 1962
“The Robot Master!” [guest]
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #60 April 1962
“The Fantastic Army of General Olsen!” [guest]
Action Comics #287 April 1962
“Supergirl’s Greatest Challenge!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #33 May 1962
“The Phantom Lois Lane!” [guest]
Action Comics #288 May 1962
“The Man Who Made Supergirl Cry!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #289 June 1962
“Superman’s Super-Courtship!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #154 July 1962
“Krypton’s First Superman!” [guest]
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #34 July 1962
“Lois Lane, Millionairess!” [guest]
Action Comics #290 July 1962
“Supergirl’s Super Boy-Friends!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #35 August 1962
“The Fantastic Wigs of Mr. Dupre!” [guest]
Action Comics #291 August 1962
“The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #63 September 1962
“The League of Fantastic Supermen!” [guest]
Action Comics #292 September 1962
“When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy!” [guest]
Action Comics #292 September 1962
“The Super-Steed of Steel!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #156 October 1962 [guest]
“The Last Days of Superman!”
Part 1: “Superman’s Death Sentence!”
Part 2: “The Super-Comrades of All Time!”
Part 3: “Superman’s Last Day of Life!”
Action Comics #293 October 1962
“The Feud Between Superman and Clark Kent!” [guest]
Action Comics #293 October 1962
“The Secret Origin of Supergirl’s Super-Horse!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #157 November 1962 [guest]
“The Super-Revenge of the Phantom Zone Prisoner!”
“Superman’s Day of Doom!”
Action Comics #294 November 1962
“The Mutiny of Super-Horse!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #295 December 1962
“The Girl with the X-Ray Mind!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #38 January 1963
“Lois Lane’s Signal Watch!” [guest]
Action Comics #296 January 1963
“The Girl Who Was Supergirl’s Double!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Adventure Comics #304 January 1963
“The Stolen Super-Powers!” [guest]
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #39 February 1963
“The Kryptonian Courtship!” [guest]
Action Comics #297 February 1963
“The Forbidden Weapons of Krypton!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #298 March 1963
“The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #299 April 1963
“The Fantastic Secret of Superbaby II!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #161 May 1963
“Superman Goes to War!” [guest]
Action Comics #300 May 1963
“The Return of Super-Horse!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #301 June 1963
“The Secret Identity of Super-Horse!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman #162 July 1963 [guest]
“The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!”
Part 1: “The Titanic Twins!”
Part 2: “The Anti-Evil Ray!”
Part 3: The End of Superman’s Career!” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #70 July 1963
“The Secret of Silver Kryptonite!” [guest]
Action Comics #302 July 1963
“The Day Super-Horse Went Wild!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #303 August 1963
“The Monster from Krypton!” [guest]
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #303 August 1963
“Supergirl’s Big Brother!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #304 September 1963
“The Maid of Menace!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #305 October 1963
“The Girl Who Hated Supergirl!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Adventure Comics #313 October 1963 [guest]
“The Condemned Legionnaires!” [part 1]
“The Secret of Satan Girl!” [part 2]
Action Comics #306 November 1963
“The Maid of Doom!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #73 December 1963 [guest]
“The Kid with the Golden Touch!”
“The Five Fantastic Feats of Jimmy Olsen!”
Action Comics #307 December 1963
“Supergirl’s Wedding Day!”
Supergirl Omnibus Vol. 1
Action Comics #308 January 1964
“The Super-Tot from Nowhere!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #309 February 1964
“The Superman Super-Spectacular!” [guest]
Action Comics #309 February 1964
“The Untold Story of Argo City!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #75 March 1964
“When Supergirl Replaced Jimmy Olsen!” [guest]
Action Comics #310 March 1964
“Secret of Kryptonite Six!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #310 March 1964
“Supergirl’s Rival Parents!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #311 April 1964
“The Day Super-Horse Became Human!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #312 May 1964
“The Fantastic Menace of the ‘LL’s’!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #313 June 1964
“The End of Clark Kent’s Secret Identity!” [guest]
Action Comics #313 June 1964
“Lena Thorul, Jungle Princess!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Superman #170 July 1964
“Superman’s Mission for President Kennedy!” [guest]
Action Comics #314 July 1964
“Supergirl’s Tragic Ordeal!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Adventure Comics #322 July 1964
“The Super-Tests of the Super-Pets!” [guest]
Action Comics #315 August 1964
“The Menace of Supergirl’s Mother!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #316 September 1964
“Supergirl’s Choice of Doom!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #317 October 1964
“The Great Supergirl Double-Cross!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Adventure Comics #325 October 1964
“Lex Luthor Meets the Legion of Super-Heroes!” [guest]
Action Comics #318 November 1964
“Supergirl Goes to College!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Adventure Comics #326 November 1964
“The Revolt of the Girl Legionnaires!”
World’s Finest Comics #146 December 1964
“Batman, Son of Krypton!” [guest]
Action Comics #319 December 1964
“The Super-Cheat!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #320 January 1965
“The Man Who Broke Supergirl’s Heart!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #55 February 1965
“Superman’s Secret Wife!” [guest]
Action Comics #321 February 1965
“The Enemy Supergirl!”
Showcase Supergirl Vol. 2
Action Comics #322 March 1965
“The Coward of Steel!”
Action Comics #322 March 1965
“The Planet of Outcasts!”
Superman #176 April 1965
“Superman’s Day of Truth!” [guest]
Action Comics #323 April 1965
“The Kryptonian Killer!”
Action Comics #324 May 1965
“The Black Magic of Supergirl!”
Action Comics #325 June 1965
“Ugly Duckling Teacher of Stanhope College!”
Action Comics #326 July 1965
“The Secret of Supergirl’s Suitor!”
Adventure Comics #334 July 1965
“The Unknown Legionnaire!” [guest]
Action Comics #327 August 1965
“Supergirl… Fugitive from Justice!”
Action Comics #328 September 1965
“The Ordeals of Dimension Z!”
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #60 October 1965
“Lois Lane’s Greatest Rival!” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Action Comics #329 October 1965
“Drang, the Destroyer!”
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #61 November 1965
“The Reptile Girl of Metropolis!” [guest]
Action Comics #330 November 1965
“Supergirl’s Duel with Dr. Supernatural!”
Brave and the Bold #63 Dec/Jan 1965
“The Revolt of the Super-Chicks!”
Action Comics #331 December 1965
“Operation Satan” [guest]
Action Comics #332 January 1966
“How Superwoman Trained Superboy!” [imaginary appearance]
Action Comics #333 February 1966
“The Duel Between Superwoman and Superboy!” [imaginary appearance]
Action Comics #334 March 1966
80 Page Giant [Supergirl reprints]
“The Supergirl from Krypton!”
“The Cave-Girl of Steel!”
“Supergirl’s First Romance!”
“Supergirl’s Super-Pet!”
“Supergirl’s Fortress of Solitude!”
“The Three Super-Heroes!”
“Superboy Meets Supergirl!”
“The Super-Speed of Steel!”
Special Features [text]: “When Supergirl Met Jimmy Olsen”,
“Supergirl’s Two Sets of Parents”, “The Origin of Super-Horse”
Action Comics #335 March 1966
“The Prize of Peril!”
Adventure Comics #342 March 1966
“The Legionnaire Who Killed!” [guest]
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #92 April 1966
“The Man from S.C.A.R.” [guest]
Action Comics #336 April 1966
“The Forbidden Fortress of Solitude!”
Superman #186 May 1966
“The Two Ghosts of Superman!” [guest]
Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #65 May 1966
“The Musical Murder of Superman!” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Action Comics #337 May 1966
“The Green Sun Supergirl!”
Action Comics #338 June 1966
“The Villain Who Married Supergirl!”
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #94 July 1966
“Insect-Olsen Versus the Bug Bandits!” [guest]
Action Comics #339 July 1966
“Brainiac’s Blitz!”
Action Comics #340 August 1966
“The Supergirl Identity Hunt!”
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #97 October 1966
“The Fortress Death-Trap!” [guest]
Action Comics #342 October 1966
“The Day Supergirl Became an Amazon!”
Adventure Comics #350 November 1966
“The Outcast Super-Heroes!” [guest]
Action Comics #344 December 1966
“The (Super) Girl in the Green House!”
Adventure Comics #351 December 1966
“The Forgotten Legion!” [guest]
Superman #192 January 1967
“Clark Kent’s Super-Son!” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Action Comics #345 January 1967
“The Exile of Steel!”
Action Comics #346 February 1967
“The Man Who Sold Insurance to Superman!” [guest]
Action Comics #346 February 1967
“The Case of the Superman Imposter!”
Action Comics #348 March 1967
“The Assistant Supergirl!”
Superman #195 April 1967
“The Fury of the Kryptonian-Killer!” [guest]
Action Comics #349 April 1967
“Supergirl’s Black Deeds!”
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #101 April 1967
“Olsen’s Time-Trip to Save Krypton!” [guest]
Action Comics #350 May 1967
“The Anti-Supergirl Plot!”
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #102 June 1967
“Jimmy Olsen — Campus Hero!” [guest]
World’s Finest Comics #167 June 1967
“The New Superman and Batman Team!” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Superman #199 August 1967
“Superman’s Race with the Flash!” [guest]
Action Comics #353 August 1967
“The Cosmic Collectors!”
Adventure Comics #359 August 1967
“The Outlawed Legionnaires!” [guest]
World’s Finest Comics #169 September 1967
“The Supergirl-Batgirl Plot!”
Action Comics #354 September 1967
“The Brain-Stealers!”
Action Comics #355 October 1967
“The Death of Luthor!” [Reprint from Action Comics #286]
Action Comics #356 November 1967
“The Girl of Straw!”
Action Comics #357 December 1967
“Supergirl’s Secret Marriage!”
Action Comics #358 January 1968
“Superboy in Argo City!”
Adventure Comics #364 January 1968
“The Revolt of the Super-Pets!” [guest]
Action Comics #359 February 1968
“The Super-Initiation of Supergirl!”
Action Comics #360 March-April 1968
80 Page Giant [Supergirl reprints]
“The Unknown Supergirl!”
“Supergirl’s Secret Enemy!”
“Trapped in Kandor!”
“The Three Red ‘K’ Perils!”
“The Super-Mermaid!”
“The World’s Greatest Heroine!”
“The Infinite Monster!”
Action Comics #361 March 1968
“Supergirl’s Super-Date!”
Action Comics #362 April 1968
“The 40th Century Outlaw!”
Superboy #147 May/Jun 1968
“The Origin of the Legion!” [guest]
Action Comics #363 May 1968
“The Landmark Looters!”
Adventure Comics #368 May 1968
“The Mutiny of the Super-Heroines!” [guest]
World’s Finest Comics #176 June 1968
“The Superman-Batman Split!” [guest]
Action Comics #364 June 1968
“The Untouchable of Metropolis!” [guest]
Action Comics #364 June 1968
“The Kiss of Death!”
Wonder Woman #177 Jul/Aug 1968
“The Planetary Conqueror!” [guest]
Action Comics #365 July 1968
“Superman’s Funeral!” [guest]
Action Comics #365 July 1968
“The Case of the Campus Crimes!”
Action Comics #366 August 1968
“Substitute Superman!” [guest]
Action Comics #366 August 1968
“Stanhope — Off Limits!”
Action Comics #367 September 1968
“The Evil of Alpha and Beta!”
Action Comics #368 October 1968
“Supergirl’s Stand to Save Stanhope!”
Action Comics #369 November 1968
“The Boy Who Broke Supergirl’s Heart!”
Adventure Comics #374 November 1968
“Mission: Diabolical!” [guest]
Action Comics #370 December 1968
“Supergirl’s Shattered Marriage!”
Adventure Comics #375 December 1968
“The King of the Legion!” [guest]
Superman #213 January 1969
“The Most Dangerous Door in the World!” [guest]
Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #117 January 1969
“The Planet of the Capes!” [guest]
Action Comics #371 January 1969
“The Supergirl Best-Seller!”
Adventure Comics #376 January 1969
“The Execution of Chameleon Boy!” [guest]
World’s Finest Comics #182 February 1969
“The Mad Manhunter!” [guest]
Action Comics #372 February 1969
“Linda Danvers — Movie Star!”
Action Comics #374 March 1969
“No Mercy for Supergirl!”
Superman #215 April 1969
“Lois Lane… Dead… Yet Alive” [guest] [imaginary appearance]
Action Comics #375 April 1969
“The Woman Who Hated Supergirl!”
Action Comics #376 May 1969
“The Hated Girl of Steel!”