Adventures of Superman #481 [Direct]
(August 1991)

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Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1991-06-27
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 #25.


Catch the Death Train (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]

The Big Drain! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Sam Foswell; Kevin Dooley (waiter); Ron Troupe; Collin Thornton; Maggie Sawyer; Inspector Bill Henderson; Amanda Waller (cameo); VILLAIN: Parasite [Rudy Jones]
Synopsis
Jimmy misses his job interview with Newstime, and the job goes to Ron Troupe. The Parasite drains the life out of the riders on 6 subway cars.

Kryptograms (Table of Contents: 2)

Kryptograms / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Thorsland
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Jim Kelly, Lon Wolf, John Larkin, Charles D. Brown, Sra Gerard M. Brown, Brian A. Gray and Mark Balbes - and responses from Dan Thorsland.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Catch the Death Train
    Superman
  2. 1. The Big Drain!
    Superman
  3. 2. Kryptograms
    Kryptograms
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