Action Comics #800 [Newsstand]
(April 2003)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
3.95 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
070989304109 04
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Tom Palmer, Jr. (Associate Editor)
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, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #800 [Direct Sales].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Drew Struzan (painting, signed)
Inks
Drew Struzan (painting, signed)
Colors
Drew Struzan (painting, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #1.

A Hero's Journey (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 54 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kelly
Pencils
Pascual Ferry; Duncan Rouleau; Alex Ross (p. 1, painted); Tony Harris (pp. 2-3); Bill Sienkiewicz (p. 8); Dave Bullock (p. 12); Ed McGuinness (pp. 15-16); J. H. Williams (p. 20); Dan Jurgens (p. 27); Kiliam Plunkett (pp. 35-36); Jim Lee (p. 40); Tim Sale (pp. 45-46); Lee Bermejo (pp. 49-51)
Inks
Cam Smith; Marlo Alquiza; Scott Hanna; Duncan Rouleau; Alex Ross (p. 1, painted); Tony Harris (pp. 2-3); Bill Sienkiewicz (p. 8); Dave Bullock (p. 12); Ed McGuinness (pp. 15-16); J. H. Williams (p. 20); Klaus Janson (p. 27); Kilian Plunkett (pp. 35-36); Jim Lee (p. 40); Tim Sale (p. 45-46); Lee Bermejo (pp. 49-51)
Colors
Moose Baumann; Jeromy Cox; Guy Major; Alex Ross (p. 1, painted)
Letters
Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Blackhawks; Lana Lang
Synopsis
In a mix of different flashback sequences, we see who inspired Superman to be a hero, and what an inspiration Superman is for other people.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. A Hero's Journey
    Superman
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