Action Comics #520 [Direct]
(June 1981)

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Volume
44
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
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 has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3613
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Atta boy, Superman! Stop that menace!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
Metropolis

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Superman's Arch-Rival for Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3586
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Synopsis
A charming fellow catches Lois Lane's eye when Superman is too busy to spend time with her, but he turns out to be a coward, and Lois goes back to Superman.
Reprints

She's No Angel (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Hawkman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3618

The End! (Table of Contents: 4)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (plot); Bob Rozakis (script)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-7062
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Poseidon [Tom Curry]; Ocean Master; Atlanna
Synopsis
Aquaman and the android Poseidon battle Atlanna and Ocean Master and their crew of robot duplicates of Aquaman's enemies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in Action #518-520 expanded from plot originally intended for Adventure Comics #480.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Atta boy, Superman! Stop that menace!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Arch-Rival for Lois Lane
    Superman
  3. 2. She's No Angel
    Hawkman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. The End!
    Aquaman
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