Action Comics #550 [Canadian]
(December 1983)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
46
Price
0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-09-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041012
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) #550 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


The Day the Earth Exploded! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Saviuk (signed)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4139
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
apocalypse

Indexer Notes

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

The Day the Earth Exploded (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell (plot); Bob Rozakis (script)
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-4124
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; The Exploder (villain)
Synopsis
Superman deals with aliens who are trying to put the continents back into the original Pangea configuration.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

This story is one of several stories first published in Germany, some of which were never reprinted in the United States.

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

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-4248

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day the Earth Exploded!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Day the Earth Exploded
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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