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"Superman: The Devil... ...and the Daily Planet!": The Daily Planet is in danger of being turned into a tabloid by a publisher who wishes to take it over, but a ghost of a printer's devil will not allow it.

Quote1.png Come off it, Clark, will you? You talk like a coward-- But you and I both know you're not. You're too good a reporter to play the frightened sheep. You've gotten too many stories to feign fear. Why do you act this way, Clark? Quote2.png
Lois Lane

Action Comics #531 is an issue of the series Action Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of May, 1982.

Synopsis for "Superman: The Devil... ...and the Daily Planet!"

The Daily Planet is in danger of being turned into a tabloid by a publisher who wishes to take it over, but a ghost of a printer's devil will not allow it.

Appearing in "Superman: The Devil... ...and the Daily Planet!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Morton "Mort" Waxman (Single appearance)
  • Jeremiah Odets (As a spirit) (Single appearance) (Origin)

Other Characters:

  • Waxman Publishing (mispelled Maxman previously called Waxman Chain in Action Comics #529) (Mentioned only)
  • Brainiac (In a photograph only)
  • Suzanne Somers (Mentioned only)
  • Victor Frankenstein (Mentioned only)
  • Mary Shelley (Mentioned only)
  • Mr. Mxyzptlk (Mentioned only)
  • Lord Satanis (Mentioned only)
  • Daily Planet Employees
    • Three Members (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Francie Williams (nightshift reporter) (Single appearance)
    • Carl Tracy (nightshift reporter) (Single appearance)
    • Earl Krantz (printer) (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:

  • Daily Planet Delivery Trucks


Synopsis for "The Atom: No Time Off for Heroes!"

While Ray and Jean Palmer are in Curaçao, Venezuela, for a physicists' convention, the Atom comes across a nuclear bomb which must be deactivated, at a time in which his body is giving off inexplicable mini-nuclear reactions.

Appearing in "The Atom: No Time Off for Heroes!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Two Purse Snatchers
    • Fred (Unnamed) (First appearance)
    • Man (Unnamed) (First appearance)
  • Mr. G (Behind the scenes)

Other Characters:

  • Aqauman (Mentioned only)
  • Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) (Mentioned only)
  • Two Nuclear Physicists (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Ed Nardello (Single appearance)
  • Madeline Nardello (Single appearance)
  • Curacao Police Department (Unnamed)

Locations:

Items:

  • Nuclear Device (First appearance)

Vehicles:

  • Yacht (disappeared it was provided by Green Lantern)

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