Superman #385 [Direct]
(July 1983)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-03-22
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
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Clash of '83! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4130
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Cover colorist credit from the letter column in Superman #389 and confirmed by Tollin. That column also states that Anthony Tollin is responsible for coloring of "virtually all Superman covers in recent years."

Luthor Rises Again! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-4151
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Sam Lane (Lois Lane's father); Ella Lane (Lois Lane's mother); Flight Engineer Bower; Justin Moore (cub reporter); Renzil Dugan; Louto Malono; Wanda Nordo; Pluto Statler; Plato Statler
Synopsis
After escaping the destruction of Lexor, Lex Luthor returns to Earth to seek revenge on Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues from Action Comics #544.

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-4135

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Clash of '83!
    Superman
  2. 1. Luthor Rises Again!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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