Action Comics #535 [Newsstand]
(September 1982)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-06-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041009
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) #535 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #202.


Enter the Omega Men! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3947
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; The Omega Men
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Enter -- the Omega Men! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3937
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Omega Men [Primus; Harpis; Nimbus; Broot; Kalista] (guest-stars); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (flashback); Lord Satanis (flashback); Syrene (flashback); The Mole (villain)
Synopsis
Superman is returned to the present but he has lost his invulnerability and heat vision. He manages to save the collapsing Daily Planet building that was attacked by the Mole, but is himself saved by the Omega Men. The Omega Men help Superman finish saving the Daily Planet and battle the Mole. But Superman is wounded badly in the fight. While recovering, Superman is captured by the Mole.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics #536.

The Saucerer's Apprentice! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Bob Le Rose
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-3943
Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Hal Jordan] Jason Jordan; Jennifer Jordan; Agent Arrhnyr (villain); Justice League of America [Superman; Batman; Green Arrow; Black Canary; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman; Aquaman; Hawkman; The Atom [Ray Palmer]] (cameo)
Synopsis
Air Wave stops an alien bomb and gets some much-deserved kudos from the Justice League.
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Keywords
Justice League Satellite

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: 3)

Action Reaction / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3952
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Enter the Omega Men!
    Superman
  2. 1. Enter -- the Omega Men!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Saucerer's Apprentice!
    Air Wave
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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