Action Comics #480

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1978
Page count
36
Cover price
0.35 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/31919

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor)
Julie Schwartz (editor)
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Is the man who has so often saved Metropolis about to destroy it?"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2790
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colours
Tatjana Wood

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Murray, 1978? series) #40 ([June 1980?])
No title recorded

Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Show/hide 1. Sable Lady (Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Amazo's Big Breakthrough! (Superman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2779
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Amazo; Justice League of America [Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]]; Lana Lang; Professor Ivo; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Murray, 1978? series) #40 ([June 1980?])
Amazo’s Big Breakthrough

Synopsis

Superman battles Amazo. But he is defeated as his powers fade. Superman discovers a wave of red sun radiation is sweeping the Earth. Meanwhile, Amazo traps the Justice League in another dimension. Amazo goes after his creator Professor Ivo, to get him to shut him down again. Superman, with fading powers, tries to protect Ivo.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Superman in Action) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman in Action
Code
#S-2798

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. What's New at DC? (DC Publishorial) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
DC Publishorial

Credits

Script
Jenette Kahn
Letters
typeset

Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #150.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31843

Entry created

  • 09/07/2007

Index completed

  • 02/03/2019

Last updated

  • 02/03/2019