Action Comics #542 [Direct-Sales]
(April 1983)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
46
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1983-01-04
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.


Will the Real Superman Please Stand Up! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-4050

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
duplication

Indexer Notes

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

Savage Awakening! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-4076

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Perry White; Vandal Savage (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count and job number 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-4089

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Will the Real Superman Please Stand Up!
    Superman
  2. 1. Savage Awakening!
    Superman
  3. 2. Action / Reaction
    Action / Reaction
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