(January 1985)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
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.


["You're on, Ambush Bug! The winner gets to put his name up in place of Superman's above the Action logo!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Ambush Bug; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jimmy Olsen (as The Blob)
Reprints:

Black Beauty (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Ambush Bug (Origin); Superman; Ronald Morris (cameo); Jack Ryder (cameo); Bethany Snow (cameo); Dr. Derwood Denton (cameo); Ted Baxter (cameo); Brum-El; Larda; Mon-Grel
Synopsis:
Ambush Bug tells Superman the origin of his costume, which Supes thinks is ridiculous until he realizes it is the same as his own origin.
Reprints:

Mr. Mxyzptlk, Media Star! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Dennis Jensen
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-4455

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Morgan Edge; Lana Lang; Josh Coyle; Mr. Mxyzptlk
Reprints:

Action Reaction (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Bob Rozakis
Job Number:
S-4525

Jimmy Olsen -- Blob (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Howard Bender
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Tony Tollin
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-4470

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olson as the Blob; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You're on, Ambush Bug! The winner gets to put his name up in place of Superman's above the Action logo!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Black Beauty
    Ambush Bug
  3. 2. Mr. Mxyzptlk, Media Star!
    Superman
  4. 3. Action Reaction
  5. 4. Jimmy Olsen -- Blob
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Steven Samuels
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Allen Ross
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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