Action Comics #434

    Action Comics » Action Comics #434 - The Krypton Connection! / Zatanna's Double Identity! released by DC Comics on April 1974.

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    1. Cover by Nick Cardy.
    2. "The Krypton Connection!" (Superman) written by Cary Bates, penciled by Curt Swan and inked by Vince Colletta.
    3. "Zatanna's Double Identity!" (Green Arrow) written by Elliot S. Maggin with help from (Allen) Al Milgrom, (Sal) Sal Amendola, (Neal) Neal Adams and (Joanne) ???, penciled by Dick Dillin and inked by Frank McLaughlin.


    • Gun Barrel Stopper Arrow used.

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    This is somewhat of a strange issue. The first story involves some Kryptonian scientists using a dental implant to mentally control Superman. The second one is even weirder as Zatanna shows up to a meeting of Green Arrow and Black Canary and acts in an unexpected manner, which is somewhat pointless. The first story is the usual silver age absurdity, but the second one shows that most Silver Age writers underused Zatanna in the rare times that she showed up in comics. This is true here as wel...

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