Action Comics #528 [Direct]
(February 1982)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-11-03
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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3791
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't break loose from the grip of this death-planet! Nothing can save Earth now!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Brainiac
Reprints
Keywords
Star Wars Death Star homage

Star-Kill! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3801
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Morgan Edge; Brainiac (villain)
Synopsis
Superman and the reformed Brainiac join forces to stop a planet-sized machine of destruction in space. In the final attack, Superman is zapped back to Earth. Brainiac loses track of where Superman is. And the machine is drawing closer to Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics #529.

Marathon Madman (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Flash; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Land-Masters of the Sea! (Table of Contents: 3)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Phil Felix

Job Number
S-3773
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Air Wave [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); The Land-Masters (villains)
Synopsis
Green Lantern and Air Wave send Aquaman to an alien planet, where Aquaman gets involved in repulsing an alien invasion.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3796
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I can't break loose from the grip of this death-planet! Nothing can save Earth now!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Star-Kill!
    Superman
  3. 2. Marathon Madman
    The Flash; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. Land-Masters of the Sea!
    Aquaman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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