Action Comics #556 [Canadian]
(June 1984)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-03-29
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) #556 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have the right to remain silent!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
handcuffs

Endings (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Vandal Savage; Lana Lang; Neutron [Nat Tryon]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Laser Erasers
Synopsis
Superman continues to be made to look bad by Vandal Savage, who Superman can't stop because he has no evidence of wrongdoing. But after consulting with Batman, Superman finds a way to turn the tables on Savage.
Reprints

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

Action Reaction / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-4367
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You have the right to remain silent!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Endings
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
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