Action Comics #588 [Canadian]
(May 1987)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
1.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1987-02-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041005
Editing
Andy Helfer; 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) #588 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #36.


Shadow War: The Epic Climax! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Hol; Shiera Hall]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]
Reprints

All Wars Must End Part Two (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Hawkwoman [Shayera Hol; Shiera Hall]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Daron Ved (villain); Byth (villain); Thangarians (villains)
Synopsis
Hawkman and Hawkwoman request Superman's aid to help repel the Thangarian invasion fleet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ties into the Shadow War plotline in the Hawkman series. Story continues from Hawkman (DC, 1986 series) #10 and continues in Hawkman (DC, 1986 series) #11.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2697

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Thomas McNulty, Willie Holmes, T. E. Pouncey, Kevin Hall, Aaron Gibbons, Joe Frank, and Jonathan Gilbert.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Shadow War: The Epic Climax!
    Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman
  2. 1. All Wars Must End Part Two
    Superman; Hawkman; Hawkwoman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Re: Action Comics
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  • Lou Mazzella
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  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Ed Boner