Action Comics #502 [Whitman]
(December 1979)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
42
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
Whitman W [with Face]
Barcode
3041012
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #502. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3227
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Galactic Golem
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Fall and Rise of the Star-Child! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3221
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Linda Lee Danvers]; Galactic Golem; Parasite
Synopsis
Superman and Supergirl must raise an alien baby quickly to adulthood, including teaching him about emotions. Superman masquerades as the Galactic Golem and the Parasite along the way.
Reprints

The Stony-Eyed Medusa (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3232

Volume 79 Issue 39 - Week of September 24, 1979 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Fall and Rise of the Star-Child!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Stony-Eyed Medusa
    The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. Volume 79 Issue 39 - Week of September 24, 1979
    Daily Planet
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