Action Comics #545 [Direct-Sales]
(July 1983)

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Volume:
46
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1983-04-05
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.


["The old Brainiac had the merest touch of humanity!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-4132

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Brainiac
Reprints:

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.

...With But a Single Step! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
S-4156

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Brainiac (villain); Rip Hunter; Cave Carson; Dane Dorrance; Rick Flag; Dolphin (all as the Forgotten Heroes, all cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Vs. the new Brainiac, after his robot-ization; story continues in Action Comics #546 (August 1983). 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-4137

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. ["The old Brainiac had the merest touch of humanity!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. ...With But a Single Step!
    Superman
  3. 2. Action / Reaction
    Action / Reaction
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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  • 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