Action Comics #505 [Whitman]
(March 1980)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
43
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]
Barcode
3041003
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) #505.


The Creature That Charmed Children! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3281
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jorlan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Creature That Charmed Children! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3289
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Jorlan (introduction); Orn-Zu (introduction, Phantom Zone criminal)
Synopsis
Superman encounters Jorlan, a hairy beast who seems to charm - and protect - children. Not only that, but Jorlan is as strong and powerful as Superman! As Superman tries to figure out the mystery, he receives a message from Orn-Zu from the Phantom Zone. Orn-Zu created Jorlan, and he says Jorlan is a threat to every child on Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone

Hawkman Makes a Safe Landing (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

Superman in Action / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3287
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature That Charmed Children!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Creature That Charmed Children!
    Superman
  3. 2. Hawkman Makes a Safe Landing
    Hawkman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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