Action Comics #588 [Direct]
(May 1987)

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


Shadow War: The Epic Climax! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Hol; Shiera Hall]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]
Reprints:

All Wars Must End Part Two (Table of Contents)

Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Hol; Shiera Hall]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; VILLAINS: Daron Ved; Byth; Thangarians
Synopsis:
Hawkman and Hawkwoman request Superman's aide to help repel the Thangarian invastion fleet.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ties into the Shadow War plotline in the Hawkman series. Story continued from HAWKMAN (DC, 1986 series) #10 and continues in HAWKMAN (DC, 1986 series) #11.

Re: Action Comics (Table of Contents)

Re: Action Comics / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2697

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Thomas McNulty, Willie Holmes, T.E. Pouncey, Kevin Hall, Aaron Gibbons, Joe Frank and Jonathan Gilbert.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Shadow War: The Epic Climax!
    Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman
  2. 1. All Wars Must End Part Two
    Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman
  3. 2. Re: Action Comics
    Re: Action Comics
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