Action Comics #585 [Direct]
(February 1987)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Andrew Helfer
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.


"... And Graves Give Up Their Dead..." (Table of Contents)

Superman; Phantom Stranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero; Occult
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Stranger
Reprints:
Keywords:
cemeteries; graveyards; tombstones

And the Graves Give up Their Dead ... (Table of Contents)

Superman; Phantom Stranger / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Tom Ziuko ?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-2862

Genre:
Superhero; Occult
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Stranger; Arathaza (Barb Kowaleski; first appearance)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Strangers enlists Superman to help defeat a creature created by the Serabite Stone.
Reprints:

Meanwhile.. Superman's Other Creators (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jerry Ordway (photo)

Indexer Notes

Dick Giordano talks about the "other" creators on the Superman books - Marv Wolfman and Jerry Ordway.

Action Reaction (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Andy Helfer
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2601

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Raymond Chuang, Mic McConnell, Brian Dreger, Steve O'Brien, Chris Blackmer and Keith R. Jones - and responses from Andy Helfer.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "... And Graves Give Up Their Dead..."
    Superman; Phantom Stranger
  2. 1. And the Graves Give up Their Dead ...
    Superman; Phantom Stranger
  3. 2. Meanwhile.. Superman's Other Creators
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. Action Reaction
    Action Reaction
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