Action Comics #495 [Whitman]
(May 1979)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
42
Price
0.40 USD
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) #495.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3104
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The death duel that began on another world when Clark Kent was Superboy--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Dwalu
Reprints
Keywords
billboards; swords

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Attack of the Ultimate Warrior! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3099
Genre
superhero
Characters
Chief Parker; Dwalu from Krypton; Lois Lane; Superboy (flashback); Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman learns that the ghostly presences he has been investigating in Smallville are a menace he had defeated as Superboy that came to Earth. Superman deals with the menace.
Reprints

The Golden Treasure (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 / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
#S-3109

Volume 79 Issue 8 - Week of February 19, 1979 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The death duel that began on another world when Clark Kent was Superboy--"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Attack of the Ultimate Warrior!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Golden Treasure
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. Volume 79 Issue 8 - Week of February 19, 1979
    Daily Planet; Hembeck
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