Action Comics #519 [Newsstand]
(May 1981)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
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 is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #519 [Direct].


["I must destroy that creature before it devours earth!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3595

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Where the Space-Winds Blow (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-3562

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superman deals with a cosmic "Ahab" and the dragon-like alien creature he has come to Earth to destroy.
Reprints:

Family Plot (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
J-7061

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Mera; Poseidon [Tom Curry]
Synopsis:
The origin of Aquaman is reviewed, as Tom Curry explains how he came to be in Poseidon's body. He also explains how Aquaman's mother Atlanna, as well as Ocean Master, are behind Aquaman's recent troubles.

Indexer Notes

story in Action #518-520 expanded from plot originally intended for Adventure #480

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I must destroy that creature before it devours earth!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Where the Space-Winds Blow
    Superman
  3. 2. Family Plot
    Aquaman
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