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Action Comics (1938) - #489
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  Editor(s):
E. Nelson Bridwell
Julius Schwartz

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Dick Giordano
 

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Cover Date: November 1978
Cover Price: US $ 0.35

Issue Tagline: As A Baby, He Escaped The Explosion That Destroyed His Home World - - Krypton! But Today, Many Years Later, The Blast Catches Up With Superman, As "Krypton Dies Again!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 40 pages

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Action Comics (1938) #489 Whitman Edition

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Letters Column: Superman In Action

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Atom (1979) Bd. 1
Superman vs. Brainiac (2008) TPB

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The Letters to the Editor has a letter from Cat Yrnowode.

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Writer(s):
Cary Bates

Penciller(s):
Curt Douglas Swan

Inker(s):
Frank Chiaramonte

Colorist(s):
Gene D'Angelo

Letterer(s):
Ben Oda

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Action Comics Featuring: The Atom

Writer(s):
Bob H. Rozakis

Penciller(s):
Alex Saviuk

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Vincent Joseph Colletta - 'Vince / Vinnie / P. Zorito'

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Gene D'Angelo

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Milton 'Milt' Snappin

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