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Appearing in "The Man Who Hated Christmas!"Edit

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  • Jasper Rasper (a businessman; no further appearances)

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  • Santa Claus and an elf
  • Cartwright and Tommy (a janitor and his grandson)
  • Mrs. O'Malley and Edgar Cringe (a landlady and a general manager)

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Synopsis for "The Man Who Hated Christmas!"Edit

Ruthless business tycoon Jasper Rasper decides to sabotage Christmas. He visits Santa Claus and feeds him candy which causes him to grow too fat to fit down a chimney. Superman helps Santa by putting him through a rigorous exercise regimen. Santa sheds the weight just before Christmas Eve, but then finds his reindeer poisoned by Rasper. Superman agrees to power Santa's sled and save Christmas. During the trip, Superman rescues Jasper from his crashed helicopter. Rasper is grateful and apologizes to Santa. He changes his ways and rewards his employees with Christmas gifts.

[1] plot summary at dcindexes.com

Appearing in "They Wanted Wings"Edit

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  • some convicts

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  • Russ Bright (an inventor; no further appearances)

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Synopsis for "They Wanted Wings"Edit

Inventor Russ Bright has created powerful wings that allow a man to fly. Investors balk at his invention, but prison convicts use the idea to escape. Zatara tracks down the crooks, using magic to transform them into butterflies. He recaptures them using a butterfly net. Bright's invention proves practical, and he is awarded a contract.

Appearing in "Operation Hippo!"Edit

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  • Johnny Williams and Fred Forest (ex-G.I.'s; no further appearances)

Synopsis for "Operation Hippo!"Edit

After their discharge from the army, Johnny Williams and Fred Forest head to Africa to trap wild animals. While capturing a lion, the men are ambushed by a charging rhino. Congo Bill helps the men evade the rhino, then offers to help them capture some pygmy hippos. During their task, Congo Bill is entangled in a native snare. The hippo charges him, but he rides on its back, driving it into the cage.

Appearing in "Truth Comes to Gila Gap"Edit

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  • Scar Jameson and his gang (no further appearances)

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  • Jim Todd and Tom Haley (a businessman and his partner; Haley dies in this story)
  • A sheriff and a publisher

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  • Gila Gap, (Texas?)

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Synopsis for "Truth Comes to Gila Gap"Edit

Two businessmen are hijacked while riding a bus through Gila Gap. One of the men is shot to death. The other contacts the sheriff, but the lawmen will not take action against Scar Jameson, the bandit. The businessman, Jim Todd opens his own newspaper office in Gila Gap to expose Jameson's gang. Jameson tries to silence Todd, but he is interrupted by the Vigilante. Vigilante helps Todd get proof against Jameson, which then allows U.S. Marshals to arrest him.

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