As the Seventies were drawing to a close, the long-running Action Comics and its star Superman were celebrating the comic’s 500th issue. Andru and Giordano were the regular cover team and they drew the iconic characters with their usual flair.
From there, DC Comics’ Production Department took covers from previous issues of Action and ran them in magenta ink in the background. They’d done this on some of their previous anniversary issues, including Batman No. 200.
While bold, I always found the image a little hard to read, and so a new colour treatment was in order.
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