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 (credited) (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (credited) (consulting editor); Tom Condon (credited) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from DC Releases #25.
This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #580 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed as G K)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed as G K)
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 Loren Fleming (credited)
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (credited)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (credited)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
Milt Snapinn (credited)

Job Number
S-4773
Feature Logo
Superman [rounded u bottom]
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 (credited)
Pencils
Martin King (credited); Paris Cullins (credited)
Inks
Greg Theakston (credited)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
Agustin Más (credited as Augustin Más)

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 (credited)
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (credited)
Inks
Dave Hunt (credited)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo (credited)
Letters
Agustin Más (credited as Agustin Mas)

Job Number
S-4692
Feature Logo
Superman [rounded u bottom]
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 (credited)
Pencils
José Luis García-López (logo)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-4786
Feature Logo
Action Reaction
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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