Action Comics #545 [Canadian]
(July 1983)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
46
Price
0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-04-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041007
Editing
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) #545 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4132
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The old Brainiac had the merest touch of humanity!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Brainiac
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

...With But a Single Step! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-4156
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Brainiac (villain); Rip Hunter; Cave Carson; Dane Dorrance; Rick Flag; Dolphin (all as the Forgotten Heroes, all cameo)
Synopsis
Superman battles Brainiac, who has taken on a new body. Brainiac escapes and forms an alien army. Back on Earth, the Forgotten Heroes begin to gather.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March.

Story continues in Action Comics #546 (August 1983).

[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-4137

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The old Brainiac had the merest touch of humanity!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. ...With But a Single Step!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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