Action Comics #391

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1970
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/23621

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Punishment of Superman's Son! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-486
Characters
Superman; Superman, Jr.

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Show/hide 1. The Punishment of Superman's Son! (Superman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-485
Characters
Superman; Batman; Batman, Jr.; Superman, Jr.; Superman's Wife (unnamed); Val-El (statue); Sur-El (statue); Tala-El (statue); Hatu-El (statue); Gam-El (statue); Jor-El (statue); Flowering Fugue; Flame-Creature

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #140 ([April 1971?])
The Punishment of Superman's Son

Synopsis

Superman, Jr. continually messes up with his super powers until finally Superman decides he must use Gold Kryptonite to remove Superman Jr's powers.

Notes

Imaginary story, which continues in the next issue. Pencils and inks credits confirmed in the letters page to Action Comics #395.

Show/hide 2. No title recorded (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag
Code
W-570

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters from: Sam Tallerico, Stuart Carroll, Doug Heller, Bernadette Robalin, Mike Cotten, Henry Hoffman, Martin Pasko, A. W. Peters, Buddy Baker Also includes results of the Legion Leader election in which Mon-El won with 1,155 votes; with Element Lad elected Deputy Leader with 291 votes (tied with reserve member Superboy).

Show/hide 3. The Ordeal of Element Lad! (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero
Code
W-479
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Timber Wolf; Karate Kid; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Karate Kid]; Wanpar; Marli Zhorg; Diol Masrin; Yroa; Nym Belev

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Jack Abel

Synopsis

The Legionnaires help the rebels overthrow the president and turn the rebels against Masrin.

Notes

Story continues from the previous issue.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41183

Entry created

  • 10/09/2019

Index completed

  • 10/09/2019

Last updated

  • 10/09/2019