Action Comics (vol. 1) #21 (Feb. 1940):
“The Atomic Disintegrator”
by Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster

Action Comics (vol. 1) #21

Title: “The Atomic Disintegrator”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 1940

Publisher: DC
Written by: Jerry Siegel
Art by: Joe Shuster

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
The Ultra-Humanite The Ultra-Humanite villain
CBR Scale: S Nazi; classical music
Secret Society of Super Villains; Time Stealers
[Superman's 1st super-villain foe]
DC 59
Cyclotron (Terry Curtis) supporting character villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish
[nuclear scientist] DC 15
George Taylor George Taylor
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[Clark Kent's first boss] DC 65