Adventures of Superman #453 [Direct]
(April 1989)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1989-03-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Phantoms of the Past! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway [as Mungojerry] (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway [as Mungojerry] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; General Zod; Quex-Ul; Zaora; Lex Luthor
Reprints

Apparitions (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
G-4667
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [Supergirl]; Professor Emil Hamilton; Jose Delgado; Kitty Faulkner [Rampage]; VILLAINS: General Zod (hallucination); Quex-Ul (hallucination); Zaora (hallucination); Lex Luthor (hallucination); Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox] (hallucination)
Synopsis
Superman has hallucinations when his oxygen runs out in space.
Reprints

Hostile Takeover, Part II: Insider Rumors (Table of Contents: 2)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
G-4683
Genre
superhero
Characters
Perry White; Professor Emil Hamilton; Kitty Faulkner; Agnes; Mr. Durwood; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge
Synopsis
Lex Luthor sets his sights on S.T.A.R. Labs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jerry Ordway credited as "insider."

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

Superman the Letter Column II / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Rick Reeves, Brian Catalino, Nik Morton, Barbara Staton, Charles D. Brown, Malcolm Bourne, Gary Nelson and Roger D. Case.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Phantoms of the Past!
    Superman
  2. 1. Apparitions
    Superman
  3. 2. Hostile Takeover, Part II: Insider Rumors
    Lex Luthor
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman the Letter Column II
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