The Daily Planet

The Daily Planet

Name: The Daily Planet

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Action Comics (vol. 1) #23 (Apr. 1940): "Europe at War, Part 2"

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster

Number of Appearances: 687

Enemy of: Alex Evell

Type of Organization/Group: newspaper

Location: Metropolis, USA

Note: Metropolis' leading newspaper

Number of group members listed below: 14

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Henry Ackerson supporting character
  [1st app: Justice League: Doom (2012)] DC Entertainment Warner Brothers 1
Alice Alice supporting character
  [homeless; lived in Daily Planet supply closet] DC 88
The Daily Planet The Daily Planet supporting character group
  [Metropolis' leading newspaper] DC 687
Ty Duffy supporting character
  [assigned to write retrospective on Superman's death] DC 4
Dynamo Kid supporting character
  [posed as hero to "infiltrate" Legion for a story] DC 1
Lois Lane Lois Lane supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Raleigh College
[Superman's girlfriend, then wife]
DC 3,859
Steve Lombard Steve Lombard supporting character
  [sporst editory; Clark Kent's obnoxious co-worker] DC 112
Burt Mason supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[1st app: Superman (vol. 1) #5 (Summer 1940)] DC 2
Jimmy Olsen Jimmy Olsen supporting character hero
CBR Scale: I Lutheran
The Legion of Super-Heroes
[Superman's pal]
DC 1,896
Franklin Stern supporting character
  [1st app: Superman: The Man of Steel #27 (Nov. 1993)] DC 11
Superman Superman (Clark Kent) hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
Kryptonians; Super Friends...  DC 13,409
Ron Troupe Ron Troupe supporting character
[Lucy Lane's husband]
DC 97
unnamed financial editor supporting character
 indeterminate  [newspaper financial editor] DC 1
Perry White Perry White supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Baptist; Elvis worship (ordained)
[Superman's (Clark Kent's) boss; Daily Planet editor] DC 1,574

The Daily Planet

This character is in the following 3 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Action Comics
Justice League: Doom (2012)

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