Superman (vol. 1) #4 (Spring 1940):
“The Challenge of Luthor”
by Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Paul Cassidy

Superman (vol. 1) #4

Title: “The Challenge of Luthor”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Spring 1940

Publisher: DC
Written by: Jerry Siegel
Art by: Joe Shuster, Paul Cassidy

4 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Superman Superman (Clark Kent) hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
Kryptonians; Super Friends...  DC 13,409
Lex Luthor Lex Luthor villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (lapsed); Nietzschean atheist
Injustice League; Secret Six...  DC 1,508
Professor Martinson
(9-panel cameo)
supporting character scientist
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[invented earthquake-causing machine] DC 1
George Taylor George Taylor
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[Clark Kent's first boss] DC 65