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Action Comics [1938] - 544
Action Comics [1938] - 544
Product Code:June, 1983
weight:225g
Product Condition:Used
R 225,00 inc. tax
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Description

Volume:

46

Price:

1.50 USD

Pages:

68

Indicia frequency:

monthly

On-sale date:

1983-03-01

Publisher's Age Guidelines:

Approved by the Comics Code Authority

Indicia / Colophon Publisher:

DC Comics, Inc.

Brand:

DC [bullet]

Editing:

Julius Schwartz

Color:

color

Dimensions:

standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US

Binding:

saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)

Publishing Format:

was ongoing series

 

45th Anniversary issue featuring origins of the new-look Brainiac and Luthor.

The Cosmos-Quaking Origins of the New Luthor and Brainiac!

Superman / cover / 1 page

Pencils:

Gil Kane (signed)

Inks:

Dick Giordano (signed)

Colors:

Anthony Tollin

Letters:

?

Job Number:

S-4115

Genre:

superhero

Characters:

Superman; Lex Luthor; Brainiac

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007. Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Luthor Unleashed!

Superman / comic story / 28 pages

Script:

Cary Bates

Pencils:

Curt Swan

Inks:

Murphy Anderson

Colors:

Tony Tollin

Letters:

Ben Oda

Job Number:

S-4145

Genre:

superhero

Characters:

Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Ardora (death); Lex Luthor, Jr. (death)

Synopsis:

Barely alive after his latest fight with Superman, Luthor heads to Lexor to recover, where he meets his son for the first time. Meanwhile, back on Earth, one of Luthor's robots takes revenge in his master's stead. While Superman figures out how to deal with the revenge plot, Luthor stabilizes the core of Lexor with a "neutrarod" so it is not destroyed by internal stresses. Superman finally arrives on Lexor to fight once again with Luthor, but in the fight Luthor disrupts the rod, destroying the planet and killing his wife and son.

Keywords:

Lexor

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

The New Luthor

Luthor / illustration / 1 page

Pencils:

George Perez (designer)

Inks:

George Perez

Colors:

?

Letters:

?

Job Number:

S-4161

Genre:

superhero

Characters:

Lex Luthor

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

Happy 45th Anniversary, Superman!

Superman / text article / 3 pages

Script:

Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster

Letters:

typeset

Job Number:

S-4120

Genre:

non-fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

Job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007. These records list page count as "4."

Congratulations, Superman!

Superman / illustration / 1 page

Script:

Joe Shuster

Pencils:

Joe Shuster

Inks:

Joe Shuster

Colors:

?

Letters:

Joe Shuster

Job Number:

S-4146

Genre:

superhero

Characters:

Superman

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

Rebirth!

Superman / comic story / 23 pages

Script:

Marv Wolfman

Pencils:

Gil Kane

Inks:

Gil Kane

Colors:

Gene D'Angelo

Letters:

Ben Oda

Job Number:

S-4150

Genre:

superhero

Characters:

Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Brainiac; The Omega Men [Kalista; Primus; Broot; Nimbus; Harpis] (cameo); Lord Satanis (flashback)

Synopsis:

With Superman's unwitting help, Brainiac escapes his prison, experiences the depth and breadth of the universe, and reforms as an entirely new kind of being. Then Brainiac lures Superman to Systus 2, where he robs the hero of his powers, and greets him in his new form for the first time.

Keywords:

Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

The New Brainiac

Brainiac / illustration / 1 page

Pencils:

Ed Hannigan (designer)

Inks:

Dick Giordano

Colors:

?

Letters:

?

Job Number:

S-4150

Genre:

superhero

Characters:

Brainiac

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

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