Action Comics #481

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 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/32007

Credits

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

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Supermobile! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2816
Characters
Superman; Amazo

Credits

Art
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colours
Tatjana Wood

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. It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Supermobile! (Superman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2776
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Amazo; Professor Ivo; Justice League of America [Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Flash [Barry Allen]]

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 and Professor Ivo escape Amazo by teleporting to the Fortress of Solitude. Superman, his powers fading due to red sun radiation, uses the Supermobile to make up for his loss of powers and battles Amazo when he tracks them down. The Justice League remains trapped in another dimension.

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman in Action
Code
#S-2823

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Volume 77 Issue 52 - Week of December 26, 1977 (Daily Planet) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daily Planet

Credits

Letters
typeset
Editing
Bob Rozakis

Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #151.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31844

Entry created

  • 09/07/2007

Cover added

  • 02/03/2019

Index completed

  • 02/03/2019

Last updated

  • 02/03/2019