Action Comics #512 [Newsstand]
(October 1980)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
43
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-07-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041010
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) #512 [Direct].

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[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-3431
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superman-- Stealing my bride!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor; Angela Blake; Air Wave (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
brides; wedding cake; wedding gowns; weddings

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Luthor's Day of Reckoning! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3373
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Perry White; Terra-Man (flashback); Lex Luthor (villain); Angela Blake; The L-Zone
Synopsis
Lex Luthor's campaign for good continues, leading up to his wedding to his new love. But when Superman gives the bride a good luck kiss, they both disappear. Only then do we learn that this whole plan was created by Luthor to trap Superman. He even had his own memories wiped of the plan. Superman escapes, but Luthor is overcome with grief, as his plan didn't take into account that he would truly fall in love.
Reprints

She's No Angel (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hawkman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Current Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Sinister Spectacle of Sunspotter (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3046
Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (flashback); Green Arrow (flashback); Karen; Samantha Crockett; Jason Jordan; Jennifer Jordan; Sunspotter (villain)
Synopsis
Air Wave battles the Sunspotter.
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: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3436
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Superman-- Stealing my bride!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Luthor's Day of Reckoning!
    Superman
  3. 2. She's No Angel
    Hawkman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. Current Super-Attractions
  5. 4. Sinister Spectacle of Sunspotter
    Air Wave
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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