Action Comics #533 [Newsstand]
(July 1982)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
45
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893041007
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)
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) #533 [Direct].


["The villainous H.I.V.E. has sentenced Jimmy Olsen to death -- but guess who's about to get stung!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
S-3915

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; H.I.V.E.; Air Wave (inset); The Atom (inset)
Reprints:

Trackdown! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-3899

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; H.I.V.E. (villains); Alice Smith
Synopsis:
Jimmy infiltrates STAR Labs' nuclear reactor, where the H.I.V.E. plans to attack. Meanwhile, Lois is cornered by another H.I.V.E. agent out for revenge. Superman saves Jimmy and the reactor, but Lois knocks out her attacker herself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Planet; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Action Comics #532

A Warning to the Dark Forces of Evil! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

New Teen Titans / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Ground Zero-- Where? (Table of Contents)

The Atom; Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
S-3901

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Jack Jordan; Mr. G (villain)
Synopsis:
Air Wave and the Atom accidentally converge on a case where District Attorney Jack Jordan is menaced by a crooked millionaire.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Action Reaction / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis (signed)
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Lee Brooker, Mark Lagasse, Fred Traweek, Fred Morgan

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The villainous H.I.V.E. has sentenced Jimmy Olsen to death -- but guess who's about to get stung!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Trackdown!
    Superman
  3. 2. A Warning to the Dark Forces of Evil!
    New Teen Titans
  4. 3. Ground Zero-- Where?
    The Atom; Air Wave
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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