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ACTION COMICS (1938-2011) #537
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Swan was a house artist at DC working on titles like Tommy Tomorrow, he began gravitating towards Superman and his related books, Superboy, World's Finest and Jimmy Olsen, he would eventually leave DC thanks to his personality issue with Editor In Chief Mort Weisinger. He would eventually return and go on to be the artist that defined the look of Superman in the Silver Age, eventually becoming the editor of the title, but after thirty years of keeping up standards of all things Superman, Swan was given the boot in favor of John Byrne's Superman reboot, Swan's comic work began to taper off after this dismissal and he eventually retired, but will forever be recognized as the Silver Age Superman's finest artist.

Richard "Dick" Giordano was an American comics artist and editor whose long and prosperous career included introducing Charlton Comics' "Action Heroes" stable of superheroes and serving as executive editor of DC Comics. He worked on a wide range of titles over the years, including Batman, Green Lantern/Green Arrow, Teen Titans, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Action Comics among countless others. His style was very much in the Neal Adams mold, making him a popular go-to artist in the 70s and 80s.

Rich Buckler was an American comic book artist, best known for his work on Marvel Comics' Fantastic Four in the mid-1970's and for creating the character Deathlok in Astonishing Tales #25. Buckler drew virtually every major character at Marvel and DC, often as a cover artist.

Dave Hunt was an American comic book artist and fine art painter. Most active during the "Bronze Age" of American comics, he did inking for both DC and Marvel comics and Disney's comics. He was also an accomplished hyperrealist painter. Some of the titles he worked on were, Spider-Man, Captain America and the Fantastic Four.

Irv Novick was an artist and inker for DC Comics. During the 1950s and 60s he often collaborated with friend and editor Robert Kanigher on DC's various war-related titles such as G.I. Combat and Our Fighting Forces.

John Calnan was an American commercial artist, who also worked for comic books. His first comic book work was inking Tom Gill's pencils on 'Lone Ranger' for Dell Publications. He then did some work for Gilberton's 'Classics Illustrated' series, before becoming an advertising art director and TV producer for agencies. He returned to comics in 1966, mainly doing work for DC Comics. Calnan did a lot of work for anthology titles like 'The Unexpected' (1970-1980), 'Ghosts' (1971-1979), 'The Witching Hour' (1971-1976), 'G.I. Combat' (1976-1977) and 'House of Mystery' (1973, 1977-1978). Calnan retired in 1996, but continued doing work for friends and the occasional commission job. He passed away on 27 December 2016 at the age of 84.

Saviuk graduated SVA, where he studied under Will Eisner, began working for DC on Flash, Superman and Action Comics in the 70s and 80s, moved to Marvel where he illustrated Web of Spider-Man for seven years, also worked for Topps and commercial art gigs at present.