Action Comics #593 [Canadian]
(October 1987)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
1.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1987-07-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041010
Editing
Andrew Helfer; Michael Carlin
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) #593 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #41.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superman and... my wife?!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Big Barda; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

The Suicide Snare (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne (figure inks); Keith Williams (background inks)
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Michael Carlin

Job Number
G-3333
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle [Scott Free] (origin); Oberon; Dr. Kincaid; Molly; Mr. Lucas; Mr. Fine; Mr. Grossman (first appearance); Himon (flashback); Mr. Miracle [Thaddeus Brown] (flashback); VILLAINS: Sleez; Darkseid; An Ash-Crawler (a creature from Apokolips); Granny Goodness (flashback)
Synopsis
Sleez uses the Mega-Rod to try and force Superman and Big Barda into making a porno film for Grossman Pictures. Mr. Miracle arrives just in time to prevent anything happening between the two of them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from ACTION COMICS #592.

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

Re: Action Comics / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2875

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Frank Balkin, Eric Buscher, The Hammer, T.E. Pouncey, Bob Wayne Kozlowski, Kenneth Hirsig, Mark Haden Frazer, Travis MacKinnon and Chris Khalaf.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Superman and... my wife?!"]
    Superman; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle
  2. 1. The Suicide Snare
    Superman; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Re: Action Comics
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