Action Comics #542 [Canadian]
(April 1983)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
46
Price
0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-01-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041004
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting 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) #542 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


Will the Real Superman Please Stand Up! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4050
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
duplication

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Savage Awakening! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-4076
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Perry White; Vandal Savage (villain)
Synopsis
Superman and Lois have relationship problems. Vandal Savage creates an army of Superman robots and starts helping the city. Superman confronts Savage but since Savage has no criminal record or history on Earth One, there's nothing he can do.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page count and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

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

Action Reaction / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-4089

Indexer Notes

Page count and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Will the Real Superman Please Stand Up!
    Superman
  2. 1. Savage Awakening!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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