Action Comics #483 [Whitman]
(May 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) #483.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2856
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You gave it your best shot, Superman! But you blew it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Amazo
Reprints
Keywords
androids

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Sleep No More! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
S-2827
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazo; Justice League of America [Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Laurel Lance]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Lana Lang
Synopsis
While the world suffers from an insomnia epidemic, and the Justice League remains trapped in limbo, Superman continues his battle with Amazo. Ultimately, the Justice League returns, and Superman is able to shut down Amazo, and use him to fix the insomnia problem at the same time.
Reprints
Keywords
Supermobile

Dilemma (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Superman in Action / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2864

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Andrew C. Taylor; Mike Fedik; Mike White.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Volume 78 Issue 9 - Week of February 27, 1978 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You gave it your best shot, Superman! But you blew it!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Sleep No More!
    Superman
  3. 2. Dilemma
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Volume 78 Issue 9 - Week of February 27, 1978
    Daily Planet
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jochen G.
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner