Action Comics #525 [Direct]
(November 1981)

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Volume
44
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-07-28
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
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-3728
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Revenge at last!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Neutron; Air Wave (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Neutron Nightmare! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3735
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang (cameo); Morgan Edge; Neutron (intro, villain, origin) [Nat Tryon]; Tim Moore; Ted Grand (dies); Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Superman battles Neutron, who temporarily gets the best of him.
Reprints

Clean Sweep (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Red Tornado; Hostess Cup Cakes / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Air Wave Goes Blank! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-3724
Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Karen Peterson; The Cosmic Corsair (villain)
Synopsis
Air Wave battles a crook dressed as the Cosmic Corsair, but gets a bonk on the head. Hal forgets that he is Air Wave until Karen finds a way to remind him. After defeating the crook, Hal dresses up as Green Lantern for a costume party.
Reprints

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: 4)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3734

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by J. P. Kelly, Howard Leroy Davis, Charles D. Brown, R. Casey Lartz, Kent A. Phenis, Danny Golding

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Revenge at last!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Neutron Nightmare!
    Superman
  3. 2. Clean Sweep
    Red Tornado; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. Air Wave Goes Blank!
    Air Wave
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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