Action Comics #596 [Direct]
(January 1988)

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


Millennium Week 4 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]
Reprints:

Hell is Where the Heart Is... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne; Keith Williams
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3479

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Mayor Rutherford B. Small; VILLAIN: Dr. Whitney (Manhunter replacement robot; destroyed)
Synopsis:
Superman and the Spectre must free the people of Smallville from a simulated death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A Millennium week 4 crossover which stems directly from Superman #13.

Re: Action Comics (Table of Contents)

Re: Action Comics / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Carlin
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2958

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Dale Coe, Shelby C. Pankratz and D.K. Bickford - and responses from Mike Carlin.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Millennium Week 4
    Superman; Spectre
  2. 1. Hell is Where the Heart Is...
    Superman; Spectre
  3. 2. Re: Action Comics
    Re: Action Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • 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