Action Comics #591 [Direct]
(August 1987)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Andy 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.


Superman vs. Superboy (Table of Contents)

Superman; Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superboy (Pocket Universe); Legion of Super-Heroes [Bloc; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid II [Jacques Foccart]; Sun Boy]; Krypto
Reprints:

Past Imperfect (Table of Contents)

Superman; Superboy / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne (figure inks); Keith Williams (background inks)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3228

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid II [Jacques Foccart]; Sun Boy]; Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (Pocket Universe); Pete Ross (Pocket Universe); Martha Kent (Pocket Universe); Jonathan Kent (Pocket Universe); Krypto (Pocket Universe); VILLAIN: Time Trapper
Synopsis:
The Time Trapper explains how he created the Pocket Universe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The existence of the pre-Crisis Superboy/Legion stories are reconciled with the current Superman continuity. Story continued from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #8 and story continues in LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (DC, 1984 series) #38.

Re: Action Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2797

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Paul and Randy Taylor-Rosenthal, Marc Mielke, Ronald Wilk, Fred L. DeBoom, Garrett H. Omata, David Alan Wright and Vince Bayless.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman vs. Superboy
    Superman; Superboy
  2. 1. Past Imperfect
    Superman; Superboy
  3. 2. Re: Action Comics
    Re: Action Comics
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