Action Comics #540 [Direct-Sales]
(February 1983)

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Volume:
46
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1982-11-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
S-4040

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lord Satanis; Syrene
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic

Indexer Notes

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

World Enough and Time (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Andy Kubert
Job Number:
S-4034

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Perry White; Rip Hunter (guest star); Syrene (villain); Lord Satanis (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Action Comics #539; story continues in Action Comics #541. Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

Water-War One (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Phil Felix
Job Number:
S-4030

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Mera; V'Lana (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

Action / Reaction (Table of Contents)

Action / Reaction / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-4045

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. World Enough and Time
    Superman
  3. 2. Water-War One
    Aquaman
  4. 3. Action / Reaction
    Action / Reaction
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