Superman #400 [direct-sales]
(October 1984)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-06-19
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
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Inks:
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Colors:
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints:

A Salute To Superman (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Bradbury
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ray Bradbury on what Superman meant to the kids of his generation.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

The Living Legends of Superman [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
Joe Orlando
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-4400

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Martin Luther King Jr.; Albert Einstein; Moses; William Shakespeare; Joan of Arc; Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis:
How do normal people view Superman?
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Ed King

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Doc Homer;
Synopsis:
In the far future, Doc Homer tells a story of being rescued when he was a young astronaut by a very old Superman.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Frank Miller
Colors:
Lynn Varley
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Olsen (Future reporter); Dr. Noah Mandell
Synopsis:
In the future, Dr. Noah Mandell finds a copy of the Earth-Prime Superman TV show and discovers what Superman's secret identity was.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy; Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bizarro; Lara; Jor-El; Toyman; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Lois Lane; Brainiac; Perry White; Batman; Supergirl; Superman
Reprints:

[Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Marshall Rogers
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Konrad Glumm
Synopsis:
In the year 2491, Konrad Glumm finds Superman's old costume and sparks the Christmas Rebellion of 2491 that leads to the return of democracy to Earth.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[Part 5] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor Abel; Professor Goode
Synopsis:
Two college professors in the far future debate if Superman even existed.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Will Eisner

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spirit; Superman
Reprints:

[Part 6] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta
Inks:
Kelly Alder
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aron Aeneas; Josif
Synopsis:
In the far future, Aron and Josif play an advanced virtual reality video game that allows them to be Superman and Jimmy Olsen.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[Part 7] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Klaus Janson
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Klaus Janson
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Riley Bendix; Superman
Synopsis:
In the 60th century, Superman has become almost a relegion. After an accident in the present, Superman is thrown into the future to witness what his legacy will be.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Moebius
Inks:
Moebius
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

The Exile At the Edge of Eternity (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Steranko
Pencils:
Jim Steranko
Inks:
Jim Steranko
Colors:
Jim Steranko
Letters:
Jim Steranko

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
The history of the Human race, and the children of Superman, as they spread out among the stars.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Jerry Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Penguin; Joker; Clark Kent; Ed Koch; Cher; Michael Jackson; Woody Allen; Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Frank Miller
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pinup on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. A Salute To Superman
  3. 2. The Living Legends of Superman [Part 1]
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  6. 5. [Part 2]
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  9. 8. [Part 3]
    Superman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  12. 11. [Part 4]
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  14. 13. [Part 5]
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  16. 15. [Part 6]
    Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  19. 18. [Part 7]
    Superman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  21. 20. The Exile At the Edge of Eternity
    Superman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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