Superman Starring in Action Comics #5

Published
August 1984
Page count
84
Cover price
0.99 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Australian Edition DC

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Will the Real Superman Please Stand Up (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Beginning an exciting new era in the life of... "Will the Real Superman Please Stand Up!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Dick Giordano

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #542 (April 1983)
Show/hide 1. Escape from the Phantom Zone (Superman) Comic story, 44 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Job code
S-5066

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Vince Colletta
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #548 (October 1983)
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #549 (November 1983)
 (Superman Meets the Zod Squad)

Notes

Splash page removed from "Superman Meets the Zod Squad" and some other pages combined to merge and shorten this feature.

Show/hide 2. Savage Awakening (Superman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Job code
S-4076

Credits

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #542 (April 1983)

Notes

Some pages combined to merge and shorten this feature.

Show/hide 3. Within these Hands--Power (Superman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #543 (May 1983)
 (Within These Hands--Power)

Notes

Some pages combined to merge and shorten this feature. Story ends with promo for "Next issue: of Superman in Action Annual. A double-sized spectacular featuring the dramatic changes in the lives of the new Lutyhor and Brainiac! Don't dare miss it!"


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 5

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 09/05/2015

Index completed

  • 24/12/2007

Last updated

  • 09/05/2015