Action Comics #534 [Newsstand]
(August 1982)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-05-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041008
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) #534 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #201.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3928
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lord Satanis wants control of Superman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lord Satanis; Syrene; Air Wave (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
duplication; magic

Two for the Death of One! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3907
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lord Satanis (villain); Syrene (villain)
Synopsis
Superman is about to stop The Mole from destroying the Daily Planet building when he is abducted by Lord Satanis. Superman battles and is captured by Satanis, who tells Superman about his ongoing war with Syrene. Syrene arrives as Lord Satanis is trying to steal Superman's powers, and their magic results in Superman being split into two Supermen.
Reprints

Air-Wave's Close Encounter! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Sam de la Rosa
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3918
Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Karen Peterson; Agent Arrhnyr (villain); Justice League of America [Hawkman; Firestorm; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman] (cameo in a dream)
Synopsis
Air Wave encounters an alien and then finds out the alien is in league with Hal's teacher.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and pencils 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-3933
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Lord Satanis wants control of Superman!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Two for the Death of One!
    Superman
  3. 2. Air-Wave's Close Encounter!
    Air Wave
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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