Superman must battle Lex Luthor, who is disguised as the Light, a criminal who kidnaps prominent men from many different fields, hypnotizes them with colored lights, and makes them do his bidding.
- "The Machinations of The Light" (Superman) - A mysterious person known only as "The Light", is kidnapping prominent citizens. It's up to Clark and Lois to discover what he's up to - and up to Superman to stop him!
- "Superman versus The Archer " (first real appearance of Jimmy Olsen) - A villain known as "The Archer" targets millionaires for assassination unless they pay him off. Clark, Lois and Jimmy all compete for the story while Superman tries to stop him.
- Good Books and Movies (reviews)
- Laff Lines (humor)
- Baby on the Doorstep (Superman) reprinted in Superman #253 - The Kid Who Saved Superman!
- Sailor's Shawl (full text)
- Jerry the Jitterbug
- The City Beneath the Earth (Superman)