Action Comics #526 [Direct]
(December 1981)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
44
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #526 [Newsstand].

Direct market editions have an inserted centerfold, on glossy paper and are 40 pages. This contains the Hostess ad, the CBS Saturday morning cartoon line-up and an ad for Monogram models.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3755

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Neutron; Air Wave (inset)

Indexer Notes

Direct market version

The Man Who Murdered Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Joe Staton
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
S-3768

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Morgan Edge; Neutron (villain); Lex Luthor (cameo flashback); Ronald Reagan; Nancy Reagan; H.I.V.E. (villains)
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Air Wave Tunes In! (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
S-3748

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Jack Jordan; Jan Jordan; Jennifer Jordan; Jason Jordan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Penguins on Parade (Table of Contents)

The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Penguin
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Murdered Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. Air Wave Tunes In!
    Air Wave
  4. 3. Penguins on Parade
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pie
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