Action Comics #437

DC Comics

United States.

Published
July 1974
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27524

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman & other DC heroes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman & other DC heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1755
Characters
Superman; Green Arrow; Adam Strange; the Flash; Green Lantern; Doll Man

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

Show/hide 1. Untitled Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Pat Broderick

Notes

Table of Contents

Show/hide 2. Magic is Bustin' Out All Over! (Superman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1744
Characters
with Green Arrow, Batman, Flash and Green Lantern; Superman; Valdemar; Lois Lane; Effron; Perry White; the bottle city of Kandor

Credits

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger

Notes

sequel to World's Finest Comics #210

Show/hide 3. The First Frogman! Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Characters
Scylla; Xerxes

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #28 (September-October 1960)
The First Frogman
Printed in
Australia
Aquaman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #3 ([June 1979?])
The First Frogman!
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #28 (September-October 1960)
Show/hide 4. The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man! (Sea Devils, The) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Sea Devils, The
Genre
Adventure
Characters
The Sea Devils

Credits

Script
Bob Kanigher
Art
Russ Heath

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sea Devils (DC, 1961 series) #1 (September-October 1961)
The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man
Also printed
Australia
Aquaman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #3 ([June 1979?])
The Sea Devils Vs. The Octopus Man
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #110 ([June 1974])
The Sea Devils vs. the Octopus Man!
From GCD
from Sea Devils #1 (September-October 1961)
Show/hide 5. Cover gallery Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Reprint history

From GCD
from Sea Devils (DC, 1961 series) #1 (September-October 1961)
from Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #85 (August 1963)
from My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #3
from Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #77
Show/hide 6. Riddle of the Runaway Rockets! (Adam Strange) Comic story, 15 pages
Show/hide 7. The Barbed Wire Barricade! (Matt Savage) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage
Genre
Western
Characters
Matt Savage

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #77 (September-October 1959)
The Barbed Wire Barricade
Also printed
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #60 ([October 1974?])
The Barbed Wire Barricade
 
Australia
Bumper Western Album (Murray, 1978 series) #73 ([April 1979?])
The Barbed Wire Barricade
 
Australia
Trail Blazers of the West (Murray, 1981?) ([1981?])
The Barbed Wire Barricade!
From GCD
from Western Comics #77 (September-October 1959)

Notes

origin & 1st appearance

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Gag
Show/hide 9. I Was King of the Daredevils Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Dick Wood
Art
John Prentice

Reprint history

From GCD
from My Greatest Adventure #3 (May-June 1955)
Show/hide 10. The Man Who Returned from the Dead! (Doll Man) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doll Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doll Man

Credits

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Reed Crandall

Reprint history

From GCD
from Doll Man #13 (Summer 1947)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31873

Entry created

  • 09/07/2007

Cover added

  • 22/11/2010

Index completed

  • 22/11/2010

Last updated

  • 02/07/2011