Action Comics (vol. 1) #28 (Sep. 1940):
“The Strongarm Assaults”
by Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Jack Burnley

Action Comics (vol. 1) #28

Title: “The Strongarm Assaults”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1940

Publisher: DC
Written by: Jerry Siegel
Art by: Joe Shuster, Jack Burnley

7 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
The Strongarm Bandit villain
 indeterminate  [clown; thief] DC 1
Herculo supporting character
 indeterminate  [circus performer] DC 1
Mr. Jenkins supporting character
 indeterminate  [CEO; ringmaster] DC 1
unnamed diver
(4-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [circus performer] DC 1
George Taylor George Taylor
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S religious/ethical
[Clark Kent's first boss] DC 65