Action Comics #549 [Direct-Sales]
(November 1983)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1983-08-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 murderous Vrangs -- in a battle to the death with the Phantom Zone villains!"] (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-4223

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Zod; Faora
Keywords:
Phantom Zone

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.

Superman Meets the Zod Squad (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Pablos Marcos
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-5066

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Zone Villains [Zod; Va-Kox; Faora Hu-ul; Jax-Ur; Tyb-Ol; Murkk]; Wildcats; Sonny Chilwa; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Vrangs
Synopsis:
Lois confronts Faora Hu-ul. The other Phantom Zone villains reveal themselves. Turns out the Phantom Zoners freed themselves so that they could help stop the Vrangs who arrived on Earth and attack. The Zoners help Superman, but then try to kill him. Superman manages to get the Phantom Zoners back in the Zone and escape it himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; jewel kryptonite

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-4228

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The murderous Vrangs -- in a battle to the death with the Phantom Zone villains!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Meets the Zod Squad
    Superman
  3. 2. Action / Reaction
    Action / Reaction
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