Action Comics #500

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1979
Page count
68
Cover price
1.00 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/33724

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

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

"Superman--This Is Your Life Story!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Show/hide 1. The Action Comics Story (Superman) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

The history of Action Comics located on inside front and inside back covers.

Show/hide 2. The Life Story of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 64 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
superhero
Code
J-3000
Characters
Superman [also as Superboy; Clark Kent]; J. Robert Arngrim; Lois Lane; Perry White; Steve Lombard; Lana Lang; Lara; Jor-El; Krypto; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Supergirl; Lori Lemaris; Toyman; Parasite; Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Morgan Edge

Credits

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([December 1980?])
Superhero Prologue Part 1: Planet On the Edge of Oblivion Part 2: A Legend Is Born Part 3: Call Me Superman
From GCD
in Superman Story, The (Tor Books, 1983 series) #nn

Synopsis

At the opening of the Superman Pavilion of the Metropolis World's Fair, Superman recalls and relates all the siginificant moments of his life. But Luthor uses this occasion to launch his latest scheme against the Man of Steel.

Notes

Superman's life story, featuring all the supporting characters.

Show/hide 3. The Rocket That Carried the Future Superman from Krypton Bursts Through the Covers of Our Previous Anniversay Issues! (Superbaby) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superbaby
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superbaby [Kal-El]

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

Notes

Background composed of Action Comics anniversary issues #100, 200, 300, 400.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36262

Entry created

  • 30/03/2008

Cover added

  • 06/01/2011

Index completed

  • 06/01/2011

Last updated

  • 06/01/2011