Action Comics #570 [Direct]
(August 1985)

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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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.


Who Is Alter Ego ? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

The Mystery of Jimmy Olsen's Alter Ego (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger (page 1-6); Dave Hunt (page 7-16)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Duncan Andrews
Job Number:
S-4636

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Dr. Morton; Lois Lane; Inspector Henderson
Synopsis:
Dr. Morton's machine accidentally gives Jimmy Olsen's ego physical form and super powers.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Action Reaction / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis; Laurie Rozakis
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-4659

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from David Pulleyback, Ralf Silver, Billy Ford, Barb Schroeder, Richard Ranke, Charles D. Brown, Jef Peckham; Bob Fischer.

The Superman Who Came to Dinner (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Howard Bender
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Albert De Guzman
Job Number:
S-4644

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Martin Weems; Helen Weems
Synopsis:
When Superman accidentally infects Martin Weems with a space virus he makes himself a house-guest at his home so he can try to cure him.
Reprints:

[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 checklist of DC titles on sale the week of May 30th, 1985.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Who Is Alter Ego ?
    Superman
  2. 1. The Mystery of Jimmy Olsen's Alter Ego
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  4. 3. The Superman Who Came to Dinner
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner