Action Comics #560 [Canadian]
(October 1984)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-07-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041010
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) #560 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


Ambush Bug Starring in Action Comics (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Giffen (signed)
Inks
Bob Oksner (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Ambush Bug
Reprints
Keywords
ladders; paint

Meet John Doe! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-4456
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; John Doe; Josh Coyle; Perry White; Monitor (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman battles escaped convict, John Doe, and gets amnesia.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Non-advertised, pre-Crisis on Infinite Earths mini-series four-panel-sequence-cameo by The Monitor (only hands shown with voice).

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Job Number
S-4464

Police Blotter (Table of Contents: 4)

Ambush Bug / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen (plot); Robert Loren Fleming
Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
Tony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Ambush Bug; Superman; Bud Lipschitz; Dr. Derwood Denton
Synopsis
Ambush Bug sets up a detective agency and is interviewed by Clark Kent.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ambush Bug Starring in Action Comics
    Superman
  2. 1. Meet John Doe!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  5. 4. Police Blotter
    Ambush Bug
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