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Action Comics #524 [Direct]
(October 1981)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
44
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
montly
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


["You've been masquerading as Clark Kent long enough, Superman!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
S-3704

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
imposters

Indexer Notes

Todd Klein lettering credit from http://kleinletters.com/1981Covers.html
Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

If I Can't Be Clark Kent...Nobody Can (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
S-3659

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Catastrophe By Calculation (Table of Contents)

Atom and Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
S-3691

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks: Previously Frank Chiaramonte. New info by Glenn Simpson, 2005-05-17 (Per Sandell ed.) Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Mike Nielsen (since 2015-08-29, last edit 2015-08-30)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You've been masquerading as Clark Kent long enough, Superman!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. If I Can't Be Clark Kent...Nobody Can
    Superman
  3. 2. Catastrophe By Calculation
    Atom and Air Wave
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner