Action Comics #572 [Direct]
(October 1985)

DC, 1938 Series
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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

The World of Superman Masqueraders! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
elephants; giants; imposters

The World of Superman Masqueraders (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-4652

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Professor Creighton; Lana Lang; Gollo (alien)
Synopsis:
Gollo comes to Earth for Superman's help when his entire race of shape-changing aliens has decide to take Superman's shape.
Keywords:
elephant; parade; space warp

Indexer Notes

Gollo first appeared in Action Comics #234.

SOS from Nowhere (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Beppe Sabatini
Pencils:
Howard Bender
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-4650

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sarikar (alien race); Trophy-Lord
Synopsis:
Superman saves the last two members of the alien race, the Sarikar from being killed for their pelts.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Interplanetary Zoo; time travel; walkman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Laurie Rozakis (replies)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-4684

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Dale Coe, John Henry Sain, David Pulleyblank and T.M. Maple.

The Puzzle of the Purloined Fortress (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Pencils:
Rick Hoberg
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-4651

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Pete Ross; Jon Ross; Lex Luthor (cameo); Braniac (cameo); Terra Man (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman gives Jon a tour of the Fortress of Solitude but when they arrive the contents of the Fortress are missing.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

[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 other DC titles on sale the week of July 25th, 1985.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The World of Superman Masqueraders!
    Superman
  2. 1. The World of Superman Masqueraders
    Superman
  3. 2. SOS from Nowhere
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  5. 4. The Puzzle of the Purloined Fortress
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Daniel Thingvold
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