Action Comics #508 [Whitman]
(June 1980)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
43
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
3041006
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate 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, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #508.


[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-3341
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thunderation! Who could have done that to you -- my son?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jonathan Kent; Lois Lane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Secret World of Jonathan Kent! (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-3334
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Starshine; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman battles Starshine and his powers of suggestion. Then we learn the secret of Jonathan Kent's return to life.
Reprints

A Flash in the Dam (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Flash; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 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-3346

Volume 80 Issue 12 - Week of March 24, 1980 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Thunderation! Who could have done that to you -- my son?"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Secret World of Jonathan Kent!
    Superman
  3. 2. A Flash in the Dam
    The Flash; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. Volume 80 Issue 12 - Week of March 24, 1980
    Daily Planet
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