Action Comics #552 [Direct-Sales]
(February 1984)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1983-11-01
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
S-4262

Characters:
Superman; Cave Carson; Animal Man; Congo Bill; Sea Devils [Dane Dorrance; Biff Bailey]
Reprints:
Keywords:
helmets; pith helmets

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Another Time! Another Death (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-4252

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Forgotten Heroes [Dolphin; The Suicide Squad; Rip Hunter; Animal-Man [Buddy Baker]; The Sea Devils; Cave Carson; Congorilla; Immortal Man]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Vandal Savage; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman has been infected with microscopic spores by Vandal Savage, and Savage activates them, creating a dome of uncontrolled alien plant growth that will slowly take over Metropolis. Meanwhile, the Forgotten Heroes gather and swap stories of finding identical magical golden temples around the world.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

with the Forgotten Heroes (introduction)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Another Time! Another Death
    Superman
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