World’s Best Comics: Golden Age Sampler (Oct. 2003):
“The Construction Racket”
by Jerry Siegel, Paul Cassidy, Paul Lauretta

World's Best Comics: Golden Age Sampler

Actual Cover Title: Archive Sampler: World's Best Comics: Classics from the Golden Age of Comics

Story Title: “The Construction Racket”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 2003

Publisher: DC
Written by: Jerry Siegel
Art by: Paul Cassidy, Paul Lauretta

11 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
Lois Lane Lois Lane supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Raleigh College
[Superman's girlfriend, then wife]
DC 3,859
Sam Goetz villain
 indeterminate  [construction worker] DC 1
Mr. Jackson villain
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious
[business owner] DC 1
Mayor Hansen villain
CBR Scale: I religious (nominal)
[mayor] DC 1
George Taylor George Taylor
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[Clark Kent's first boss] DC 65
Sergeant Clancy
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [police] DC 1
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [murdered head of construction firm] DC 1
John's wife
(2-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [1st app: Superman (vol. 1) #6 (Sep.-Oct. 1940)] DC 1
Grimes Brothers
(business/store name)
supporting character
  [business owner] DC 1
The King of Siam The King of Siam (Ananda Mahidol Mahidol)
real/historical person
CBR Scale: M Buddhist
[king] DC 2

This comic was reprinted from: Superman (vol. 1) #6 (Sep.-Oct. 1940): "The Construction Scam".