Superman #397 [Newsstand]
(July 1984)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-04-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893067507
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Born-Again Kryptonite Man (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks:
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Born-Again Kryptonite Man! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Eduardo Barreto
Inks:
Eduardo Barreto
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-4152

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Josh Coyle; Lana Lang; Kryptonite Man (villain)
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Krypton

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Supergirl (1983 series) #21 (July 1984).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-4389

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from David Parrella, C.C.L., Peter Ho, Ivan Cohen, Jeffrey Lowndes, Andrew Gold, Charles D. Brown, Jim Toste, and Andrew MacLaney.

"Continued Next Column" Column (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano; Alan Gold; Pat Bastienne; Sal Amendola
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Born-Again Kryptonite Man
    Superman
  2. 1. The Born-Again Kryptonite Man!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. "Continued Next Column" Column
    Meanwhile...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
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