Action Comics #573 [Canadian]
(November 1985)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.95 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1985-08-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041011
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) #573 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #18.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Bender (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wolfingham-- how could you sell the Earth to that alien?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; J. Wilbur Wolfingham; Bax
Reprints
Keywords
currency

The Sale of the Century! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Duncan Andrews

Job Number
S-4675
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; J. Wilbur Wolfingham; Wormwood; Bax; Zazzbug; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Wolfingham tries to swindle an alien by selling him planet Earth.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

MASK / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Chen [as Mike Chen] (signed)
Inks
Joe Delbeato (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein
Editing
Andy Helfer [as Andrew Helfer] (editor)

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

"Cover" of the "Special MASK Preview." Letters credit from http://kleinletters.com/.

Assault on Mount Mayhem (Table of Contents: 3)

MASK / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
Michael Chen [as Mike Chen]
Inks
Joe Delbeato
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Tim Harkins
Editing
Andy Helfer [as Andrew Helfer] (editor)

Genre
adventure
Characters
MASK [Matt Trakker; Hondo Maclean; Alex Sector; Bruce Sato; Dusty Hayes; Brad Turner; Buddy Hawks]; Duane Kennedy; VENOM [Miles Mayhem; Cliff Dagger; Ely Ray]
Keywords
Mount Rushmore

Indexer Notes

This is a preview insert in this comic.

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

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

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

Job Number
S-4703

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from David Pulleyblank, Dale Coe, T.M. Maple and David Young.

If I Were Superman... (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Kevin Juaire; Dave Campiti
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Eduardo Barreto
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Helen Vesik

Job Number
S-4704
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Ernie Doyle; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Ernie Doyle, a street vendor in Metropolis, imagines what he'd do if he was Superman.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Wolfingham-- how could you sell the Earth to that alien?"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Sale of the Century!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    MASK
  4. 3. Assault on Mount Mayhem
    MASK
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  6. 5. If I Were Superman...
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
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