Action Comics (vol. 1) #8 (Jan. 1939):
“Superman in the Slums”
by Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster

Action Comics (vol. 1) #8

Title: “Superman in the Slums”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 1939

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

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
Frankie Marello supporting character
 indeterminate  [juvenile delinquent] DC 1
Nick supporting character
 indeterminate  [juvenile delinquent] DC 1
Box-Ears supporting character
 indeterminate  [juvenile delinquent] DC 1
Gimpy the Fence villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
[fence] DC 1
Pinky supporting character
 indeterminate  [juvenile delinquent] DC 1
unnamed juvenile delinquent supporting character
 indeterminate  [criminal] DC 1
Mrs. Marello
(3-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [her juvenile delinquent son was helped by Superman] DC 1
Chief Burke
(1-panel cameo)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [liked Superman but duty-bound to arrest him] DC 4
Peter Randall
supporting character
 indeterminate  [millionaire] DC 1
Harold Bronson
supporting character
 indeterminate  [1st app: Action Comics (vol. 1) #8 (Jan. 1939)] DC 1