Action Comics

Vol. 1 No. 340 (August 1966)

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Power of the Parasite!
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Action Comics - "Power of the Parasite!"
Features the villain Parasite, a psychic vampire of sorts, who can absorb a person's physical and mental properties, and ultimately their life force. Reprinted in 'Action Comics' No. 361 (DC, March 1968); in 'The Best of DC' No. 10 (DC, March 1981); in 'The Best of DC' No. 32 (DC, January 1983); and in 'Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties' No. 1 (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983).

Writer: Jim Shooter
Artist: Al Plastino

Published by DC Comics

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