Action Comics #580 [Newsstand]
(June 1986)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986-03-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041006
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) #580 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #25.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords
chains

The Day Superman Couldn't Save! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert L. Fleming
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-4773
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman is racked with guilt when he has to sacrifice a few to save many more.
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

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

The Most Dangerous Toy on Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Martin King; Paris Cullins
Inks
Greg Theakston
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Agustin Mas

Job Number
S-4750
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Christopher Ball
Synopsis
Superman and an alien have to convince a kid to give up a dangerous object that the alien needs to get home.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Christopher Ball is real-life winner of Super Powers sweepstakes.

The Mystery of the Missing Moon! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Agustin Mas

Job Number
S-4692
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman realizes that the moon has been replaced, and has to settle an alien dispute to get it back.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Action Reaction / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-4786
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Day Superman Couldn't Save!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Most Dangerous Toy on Earth!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Missing Moon!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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