Action Comics #581 [Newsstand]
(July 1986)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986-04-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041007
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor); Tom Condon (managing 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) #581 [Direct].

On-sale date from DC Releases #26.


Superman for a Day! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Denys Cowan (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4797
Genre
superhero

Superman for a Day! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-4816
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman must help a boy with ESP who is seeing the world through Superman's eyes, but becomes stuck in Superman's mind
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Even a Superman Needs a Lawyer! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael J. Wolff
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Duncan Andrews

Job Number
S-4760
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman meets with his lawyer, and we see the lawyer rush to sites where Superman is saving lives to get people to sign legal documents.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Laurie Rozakis
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-4802
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman for a Day!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman for a Day!
    Superman
  3. 2. Even a Superman Needs a Lawyer!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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