Action Comics #560 [direct-sales]
(October 1984)

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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-07-03
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.


Ambush Bug Starring in Action Comics (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen (signed)
Inks:
Bob Oksner (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Ambush Bug
Reprints:
Keywords:
ladders; paint

Meet John Doe (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-4456

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; John Doe; Josh Coyle; Perry White
Synopsis:
Superman battles escaped convict, John Doe, and gets amnesia.
Reprints:

Police Blotter (Table of Contents)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Keith Giffen (plot); Robert Loren Fleming
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Ambush Bug; Superman; Bud Lipschitz; Dr. Derwood Denton
Synopsis:
Ambush Bug sets up a detective agency and is interviewed by Clark Kent.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ambush Bug Starring in Action Comics
    Superman
  2. 1. Meet John Doe
    Superman
  3. 2. Police Blotter
    Ambush Bug
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