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Action Comics (1938) - #500
"The Life Story Of Superman"
DC Comics

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Martin Pasko

Curt Douglas Swan

Frank Chiaramonte

Adrienne Roy

Gaspar Saladino - 'Gaspar'

E. Nelson Bridwell
Julius Schwartz

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Ross Andru
Dick Giordano

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Cover Date: October 1979
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: Big 500th Issue!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Reprinted/Collected in:
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The Action Comics Story by E. Nelson Bridwell is on the inside of the front and back cover.

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