Adventures of Superman #454 [Direct]
(May 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
1989-03-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin
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.


Hostile Takeover! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor
Reprints

Wayfarer (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-4668
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Cat Grant; Adam Morgan; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Bibbo Bibbowski; Amanda McCoy; Feliaeus (first appearance); Terrapin (first appearance); Draaga (first appearance); VILLAIN: Mongul (first post-Crisis appearance)
Synopsis
Superman has been rescued, but finds himself aboard Warworld, fighting for his life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in ACTION COMICS ANNUAL (DC, 1987 series) #2.

Hostile Takeover, Part IV: Looking for a White Knight (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-4688
Genre
superhero
Characters
Caroline Abernathy; Alton Stuart; Mr. Durwood; Miss Conway; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge; George Eagleton; Mr. Simmons
Synopsis
Lex doesn't end up with S.T.A.R. Labs, but he does get what he wanted in the first place.
Reprints

[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

Job Number
L-3641

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Howard T. Kidd, Derrick M. Wildestar, Bob Felber, Anthony King, Uncle Elvis, Derek Bruff, Charlie Harris and Michael T. Miller - and responses from Mike Carlin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hostile Takeover!
    Superman
  2. 1. Wayfarer
    Superman
  3. 2. Hostile Takeover, Part IV: Looking for a White Knight
    Lex Luthor
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman the Letter Column II
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