"Luthor's Day of Reckoning!": Lex Luthor marries Angela Blake, but it turns out to be part of a plot to trap Superman.

Quote1 I've always admired your integrity, Clark! I hope, like Superman, you'll be willing to renew the friendship we had as kids in Smallville! Quote2
Lex Luthor

Action Comics #512 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1980.

Appearing in "Luthor's Day of Reckoning!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Three Assassins (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Lex Luthor (Flashback and main story)
  • Luthor's Robots
    • Robot (Unnamed) (motorboat operator) (Destroyed)
    • Two Robots (Unnamed) (Flashback only)
    • Six Robots (Unnamed) (Destroyed)

Other Characters:

  • President Jimmy Carter
  • Presidential Aides (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Press Corps (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Terra-Man (Cameo) (Flashback only) (from Action Comics #511)
  • Angela Blake (Dies in flashback)
  • Angela Blake Clone (Flashback and main story) (Final appearance) (Origin)
  • Priest (Unnamed) (Cameo)
  • Wedding Reception Guests (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Metropolis Police Department
  • Ardora (Cameo) (Flashback only)
  • Lexorian Priest (Unnamed) (Cameo)
  • Lexorian Wedding Guest (Unnamed) (Cameo)



  • Presidential Pardon
  • Daily Planet Newspaper
  • Knockout Gas
  • Lex Luthor's Battle Array
  • Ultra-Computer (Destroyed)
  • Intra-Spacial Viewer (Flashback only)


  • Motorboat

Synopsis for "Luthor's Day of Reckoning!"

Lex Luthor marries Angela Blake, but it turns out to be part of a plot to trap Superman.

Appearing in "Sinister Spectacle of Sunspotter"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) (Mentioned only)
  • Green Arrow (Mentioned only)
  • Samatha Crockett (Single appearance)
  • Bret Dalton (radio announcer for KTHS) (Single appearance)
  • South Dallas Spartans (high school football team)
  • Taylor Tigers (high school football team)
    • Ted Muller (captain and quarterback) (Single appearance)
    • Mitch Cruz (halfback) (Single appearance)
  • Taylor Tigresses (cheerleaders)


  • Texas
    • Dallas
      • Taylor High School
      • Football Stadium (Unnamed) (unknown location)

Synopsis for "Sinister Spectacle of Sunspotter"

Air Wave tangles with a solar-powered villain, Sunspotter.



  • Lex Luthor's first name of Alexis was revealed in this story.

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