Lois Lane (wearing only what appears to be a full slip) is about to be executed by a firing squad.
Superman uses a torturer as a javelin.
Then he battles an airplane single-handed, destroying both plane and pilot.
Munitions manufacturer Emil Norvill promises not to start any more wars, so Sup lets him go.
Two warring sides opt for peace when they realize they didn't know why the hell they were fighting so they shake hands.
Back at the Daily Planet, it's a slow news day.
All this in just a few panels from the Superman comic strip in 1938:
It was a much simpler time.