Superman #385 [Direct-Sales]
(July 1983)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1983-03-22
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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Clash Of '83! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Job Number:
S-4130

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit from the Letter Column in Superman #389. That also states that Anthony Tollin is responsible for coloring of "virtually all Superman covers in recent years." Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.
Art credits and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

Luthor Rises Again! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-4151

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Sam Lane (Lois Lane's Father); Ella Lane (Lois Lane's Mother); Flight Engineer Bower; Justin Moore (Cub Reporter); Renzil Dugan; Louto Malono; Wanda Nordo; Pluto Statler; Plato Statler
Synopsis:
After escaping the destruction of Lexor, Lex Luthor returns to Earth to seek revenge on Superman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from ACTION COMICS #544. Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

Metropolis Mailbag (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
S-4135

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 Clash Of '83!
    Superman
  2. 1. Luthor Rises Again!
    Superman
  3. 2. Metropolis Mailbag
    Metropolis Mailbag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner