Action Comics #449

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1975
Page count
68
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/28731

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2006
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Bob Oksner

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #29 ([May 1977?])
Untitled

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. My Best Friend-- The Super-Spy! (Superman) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1964
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Morgan Edge; Laura Conway; Steve Lombard; Perry White; Lola Barnett; Lance Holloway

Credits

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #29 ([May 1977?])
My Best Friend--the Super-Spy
From GCD
In Superman Family, The (DC, 1974 series) #178 (one panel)
Show/hide 2. The Mystery of the Giant Arrows (Green Arrow) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (Feature); Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Riggles (Guest); Xeen Arrow (Guest); Aliens (Villains)

Credits

Script
France Herron (possibly plotted by Jack Kirby)
Art
Jack Kirby

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (September 1958)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #28 ([January 1959?])
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1975? series) #71 ([April 1976?])
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #23 (July 1982)
Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1990 series) ([October] 1990)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
The Greatest 1950s Stories Ever Told (DC, 1992 series) ([March] 1992)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
The Green Arrow by Jack Kirby (DC, 2001 series) ([November] 2001)
Mystery of the Giant Arrows
 
United States
Showcase Presents Green Arrow (DC, 2006 series) #1 (2006)
The Mystery Of The Giant Arrows
 
United States
The Jack Kirby Omnibus (DC, 2011 series) #1 (July 2011)
The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 [minus pages]
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #253 [minus pages]

Synopsis

GA and Speedy investigate giant arrows falling from the sky and are pulled into an alternate dimension where they meet Xeen Arrow.

Notes

Two stories edited into one. Ed Wood credit is incorrect according to id from Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 3. Green Arrow's Amazing Arsenal! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Green Arrow; Speedy
Show/hide 4. The Atomic Flea! (Atom) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Atom
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Atom

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sid Greene

Reprint history

From GCD
from Atom #18 (May 1965)

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.


Notes

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

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33868

Entry created

  • 16/09/2007

Index completed

  • 30/01/2012

Last updated

  • 19/07/2008