Adventures of Superman #480 [Direct]
(July 1991)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.80 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1991-05-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin; Dan Thorsland (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.

1991 Triangle #21.


Last Son of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Eradicator
Reprints

Dying Breed (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Tom Grummett (layouts, pages 1-5, 13); Denis Rodier (finishes, pages 1-5, 13); Curt Swan (pages 6-7, 11-12, 20); Jon Bogdanove (pages 8-10, 18-19); Jim Mooney (pages 14-15, 31, 36-37); Art Thibert (pages 16-17, 34-35, 38); Bob McLeod (pages 21-24, 32-33); Dan Jurgens (layouts, pages 25-30); Brett Breeding (finishes, pages 25-30)
Inks
Denis Rodier (pages 1-5, 13, 21-24, 32-33); Jerry Ordway pages 6-7, 11-12, 14-15, 20, 31, 36-37); Dennis Janke (pages 8-10, 18-19); Art Thibert (pages 16-17, 34-35, 38); Brett Breeding (pages 25-30)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
G-6277
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Perry White; Alice White; Sam Foswell; Professor Emil Hamilton; Lucy Lane; Ella Lane; Ron Troupe (first appearance); Cat Grant; Adam Monroe; Jose Delgado; Murray; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Dubbilex (cameo); VILLAINS: Eradicator; Vinnie Edge; Elvis Lopez; the Dukes (Elvis Lopez' gang)
Synopsis
The Eradicator tries to kill Superman by throwing him into the sun.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #57 and story continues in ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #667.

Kryptograms (Table of Contents: 2)

Kryptograms / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Peter T. Chattaway, Jody Wayde Hamby, Jacob Gilbert, Charlie Harris, Joe Kucharski, Shawn Schmitt, Joe Frank and Stewart St. John.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Last Son of Krypton
    Superman
  2. 1. Dying Breed
    Superman
  3. 2. Kryptograms
    Kryptograms
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