Silver Age fans were used to misleading covers, like this one (that's not really Superman).
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However, when the events of the cover don't happen at all? They get mad!
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That's what happened in Action Comics #266, as there is no competition inside!
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Superman and Krypto only show up to inspire an orphan into dressing Streaky like Krypto.
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However, when Streaky gets power, they come and go, making Paul look like a liar.
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Krypto makes a quick appearance to make the kids not think Paul concocted it all.
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Fans were so outraged that their letters convinced DC to do a REAL Streaky/Krypto competition!
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DC even specifically credited all of the fans writing in for the story!
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A jealous super-powered Streaky picks a fight with Krypto. They then have a competition.
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The whole thing is interrupted by some nonsense and then Beppo the Super-Monkey!
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