Action Comics #499 [Whitman]
(September 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
3041009
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) #499. There exist further variants:

As the World Turns -- for the Last Time! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3170
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin. Letters credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

As the World Turns... For the Last Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3132
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vartox; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Vartox tries to tell Superman that Earth is in danger, but gets distracted by Lana Lang. Superman soon discovers that the whole world believes the Earth will be destroyed. Superman and Vartox figure out that the remains of his world can save the Earth. Vartox decides to leave Earth and go find a world that needs a hero.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
S-3175

The Answer Man's Guide to the Superman Movie Contest (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. As the World Turns -- for the Last Time!
    Superman
  2. 1. As the World Turns... For the Last Time!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  4. 3. The Answer Man's Guide to the Superman Movie Contest
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