“DESERT TOWN!” Jim Jaspers wants to keep his town in Painted Valley a ghost town, but when criminals invade his domain (having kidnapped Lois and stolen a valuable ruby back in Metropolis) and discover his mother lode of gold, Superman has to enter the picture.

Written By: Bill Finger Jerry Siegel Pencils: Jerry Robinson Cliff Young Joe Shuster Jack Kirby Stan Kaye Wayne Boring John Sikela William White Inks: George Roussos Stan Kaye Steve Brodie Louis Cazeneuve John Sikela William White Cover By: Jack Burnley