Action Comics #559 [Direct]
(September 1984)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.90 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-06-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


["Watch out, Superman -- it's the Yellow Peri!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Yellow Peri
Reprints:

The Once and Future Peril (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alvin Grant; Yellow Peri [Loretta Grant]; Morgan Edge; Superman; Lana Lang; Lola Barnett; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
A magic book falls from the sky at the feet of Loretta Grant and she becomes the Yellow Peri. Her crooked husband tricks her into using the magic for shady schemes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic

Indexer Notes

Yellow Peri first met Superboy years earlier and he threw the book into outer space, which is where it is returning from in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a "Spotlight On... Green Lantern" column.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Action Reaction / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-4450

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Delmo Waters Jr., Rick Steel, Jef Peckham, Rod Wahowske and Stephen Scott Beau Smith.

A Superman of A Different Color (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Dennis Jensen
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Phil Felix
Job Number:
S-4404

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Clark Kent gets a normal haircut, and thinks back to a recent space adventure that caused his hair to temporarily lose it's invulnerability.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Watch out, Superman -- it's the Yellow Peri!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Once and Future Peril
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  5. 4. A Superman of A Different Color
    Superman
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