Action Comics #526 [Direct]
(December 1981)

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Volume
44
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-09-01
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

This issue has an extra centerfold on glossy paper. This contains the Hostess ad, the CBS Saturday morning cartoon line-up and an ad for Monogram models.

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-3755
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superman -- face to face with Neutron the Living Bomb!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Neutron; Air Wave (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
clocks; Daily Planet Building; Metropolis

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Man Who Murdered Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3768
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Morgan Edge; Neutron (villain); Lex Luthor (cameo flashback); Ronald Reagan; Nancy Reagan; H.I.V.E. (villains)
Synopsis
Superman once again faces Neutron. But while searching for a bomb Neutron planted, Superman is attacked by the H.I.V.E. Superman stops the H.I.V.E., as well as Neutron's plan to destroy Metropolis.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Penguins on Parade (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Air Wave Tunes In! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
S-3748
Genre
superhero
Characters
Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Jack Jordan; Jan Jordan; Jennifer Jordan; Jason Jordan
Synopsis
Air Wave temporarily gains a mind-reading power and uses it to save his cousin Jack.
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-3760

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Bill Curley, David Coakley, Alan Gary Giroux, Tim Wahowske, Matt Kilkelly

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Superman -- face to face with Neutron the Living Bomb!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Murdered Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. Penguins on Parade
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. Air Wave Tunes In!
    Air Wave
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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