Action Comics #597 [Newsstand]
(February 1988)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1987-11-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041002
Editing
Mike 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) #597 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #128.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang
Reprints

Visitor (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Leonard Starr; Keith Williams
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3531
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Sam Lane (flashback); Ella Lane (flashback); Peg; Jose Delgado
Synopsis
With Superman in a follow-up to Millennium, Lois Lane meets Lana Lang in Smallville. Ma and Pa Kent tell Lois that they raised both Clark and Superman.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Mike Carlin
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3028

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Erich Mees, Jeff Mitchell, Dana E. Johnson, Ben Milton, Occie J. Gillis, Jr., Rob Rausch, David Metz, Jacob Gilbert and Don Lambert, Jr. - and responses from Mike Carlin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang
  2. 1. Visitor
    Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Re: Action Comics
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