Action Comics #580 [Direct Edition]
(June 1986)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords:
chains

The Day Superman Couldn't Save! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Fleming
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-4773

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman is racked with guilt when he has to sacrifice a few to save many more.
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (19 August 2007).

The Most Dangerous Toy on Earth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Martin King; Paris Cullins
Inks:
Greg Theakston
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Job Number:
S-4750

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Christopher Ball
Synopsis:
Superman and an alien have to convince a kid to give up a dangerous object that the alien needs to get home.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (19 August 2007). Christopher Ball is real-life winner of Super Powers sweepstakes.

The Mystery of the Missing Moon! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Agustin Mas
Job Number:
S-4692

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superman realizes that the moon has been replaced, and has to settle an alien dispute to get it back.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (19 August 2007).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Day Superman Couldn't Save!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Most Dangerous Toy on Earth!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Missing Moon!
    Superman
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