Action Comics #481 [Whitman]
(March 1978)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
41
Price
[none]
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
Whitman W [with Face]
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #481.


It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Supermobile! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2816
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Amazo
Reprints
Keywords
androids; Supermobile

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Sable Lady (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Supermobile! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2776
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Amazo; Professor Ivo; Justice League of America [Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Flash [Barry Allen]]
Synopsis
Superman and Professor Ivo escape Amazo by teleporting to the Fortress of Solitude. Superman, his powers fading due to red sun radiation, uses the Supermobile to make up for his loss of powers and battles Amazo when he tracks them down. The Justice League remains trapped in another dimension.
Reprints
Keywords
Supermobile

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

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
#S-2823

Volume 77 Issue 52 - Week of December 26, 1977 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Supermobile!
    Superman
  2. 1. Sable Lady
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  3. 2. It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Supermobile!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. Volume 77 Issue 52 - Week of December 26, 1977
    Daily Planet
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