Action Comics (Issue #445)
"Count Ten, Superman... and Die!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Kurt Schaffenberger; After helping blast through a mountain on a construction project 2200 miles west of Metropolis, Superman quickly flies to the Metropolis Civic Center for a lecture given by actor Gregory Reed dressed in a Superman costume. Reed recounts his disfigurement and miracle surgery performed by Superman where the actor now resembles the hero he portrayed on television. After the lecture, Reed takes questions from the media in the Civic Center garden and is struck by a pulse-bolt from a spaceship of the Superman Revenge Squad. "Find Black Canary, Dead... or Alive!", script by Elliot S! Maggin and Mike Grell, art by Mike Grell; As Cherry Noller leaves an underground casino, she is confronted by Green Arrow who asks for her help in finding Black Canary. The Emerald Archer tells Noller how his partner came to be captured and possibly killed by Max Lucker. Cover by Nick Cardy. 36 pgs., full color.
Issued March 1975