585 – The Worm Strikes Back

In the Tommy Tomorrow story “The Interplanetary Bank!” from Action Comics #199 (Oct 1954), Tommy needs to solve crimes and so is hired on as a bank employee. On their way to cross the solar system, they dive into a crater on an asteroid and are swallowed by a giant worm, much like the scene […]

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407 – Tommy Tomorrow in Action

Tommy Tomorrow makes his way from “Real Fact Comics” to something more fitting: a feature in Action Comics #127 (October 1948). In this first story, he is given the task of collecting alien fish from the solar system for a new Space Aquarium and we meet some stock supporting characters (Joan Gordy, a radio reporter). […]

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334 – Tommy Tomorrow!

In Real Fact Comics #6 (November 1946), the character of Tommy Tomorrow is introduced, stretching the bounds of what I might call “fact”. In “Columbus of Space”, Tommy is the highest scoring graduate of Rocket College, class of 1954. He is chosen for Operation Mars and becomes the first mortal ever to set foot on […]

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