Action Comics #533 [Newsstand]
(July 1982)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
45
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-04-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041007
Editing
Dick Giordano (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting 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) #533 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #200.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
S-3915
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The villainous H.I.V.E. has sentenced Jimmy Olsen to death-- --but guess who's about to get stung!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; H.I.V.E.; Air Wave (inset); The Atom (inset)
Reprints

Trackdown! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3899
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; H.I.V.E. (villains); Alice Smith
Synopsis
Jimmy infiltrates STAR Labs' nuclear reactor, where the H.I.V.E. plans to attack. Meanwhile, Lois is cornered by another H.I.V.E. agent out for revenge. Superman saves Jimmy and the reactor, but Lois knocks out her attacker herself.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Action Comics #532.

A Warning to the Dark Forces of Evil! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

New Teen Titans / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Ground Zero -- Where? (Table of Contents: 3)

The Atom; Air Wave / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3901
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Air Wave [Hal Jordan]; Jack Jordan; Mr. G (villain)
Synopsis
Air Wave and the Atom accidentally converge on a case where District Attorney Jack Jordan is menaced by a crooked millionaire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Action Reaction / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (signed)
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3820

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Lee Brooker, Mark Lagasse, Fred Traweek, Fred Morgan

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The villainous H.I.V.E. has sentenced Jimmy Olsen to death-- --but guess who's about to get stung!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Trackdown!
    Superman
  3. 2. A Warning to the Dark Forces of Evil!
    New Teen Titans
  4. 3. Ground Zero -- Where?
    The Atom; Air Wave
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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