Action Comics #526 [Newsstand]
(December 1981)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)
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.


["Superman -- face to face with Neutron the Living Bomb!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3755

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Neutron; Air Wave (inset)
Reprints:
Keywords:
clocks; Daily Planet Building; Metropolis

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Man Who Murdered Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
S-3768

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Morgan Edge; Neutron (villain); Lex Luthor (cameo flashback); Ronald Reagan; Nancy Reagan; H.I.V.E. (villains)
Synopsis:
Superman once again faces Neutron. But while searching for a bomb Neutron planted, Superman is attacked by the H.I.V.E. Superman stops the H.I.V.E., as well as Neutron's plan to destroy Metropolis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Penguins on Parade (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Air Wave Tunes In! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
S-3748

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Jack Jordan; Jan Jordan; Jennifer Jordan; Jason Jordan
Synopsis:
Air Wave temporarily gains a mind-reading power, and uses it to save his cousin Jack.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis (signed)
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-3760

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Bill Curley, David Coakley, Alan Gary Giroux, Tim Wahowske, Matt Kilkelly

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Superman -- face to face with Neutron the Living Bomb!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Murdered Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. Penguins on Parade
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pie
  4. 3. Air Wave Tunes In!
    Air Wave
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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