DC Comics Presents #59 [Direct]
(July 1983)

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Volume
6
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1983-03-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; The Legion of Substitute-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Giffen (signed)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4129
First Line of Dialogue or Text
>Sigh!< Why me?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Chlorophyll Kid; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Polar Boy; Color Kid]; Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Ambush Bug II (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; The Legion of Substitute Heroes / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen (story); Paul Levitz (additional dialogue)
Pencils
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Kurt Schaffenberger (finished art)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-4118
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Polar Boy; Infection Lass; Porcupine Pete; Chlorophyll Kid; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Color Kid; Antennae Lad; Double-Header]; Superman; Ambush Bug; Chief Zendak of the Science Police
Synopsis
Ambush Bug hops on Superman's back just as he's going into the future. They both land in the 30th century. Superman leaves Ambush Bug in the custody of the Legion of Substitute-Heroes where he promptly breaks out and begins to wreak havoc on 30th century Metropolis.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite; red kryptonite; Superman Museum

Indexer Notes

Job number, page count, and credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[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)

Pair Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-4134

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. These records also note "Giffen letter."

Letters of comment from Calvin L. Nunez, Neil Ahlquist, Kent A. Phenis, Danny Zentner, Ray Szymanski, Larry Houston, Ross Pearsall, Kevin T. Brown, Kelly Harper, Jim Morey, Billy Kennedy and Delmo Walters Jr.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [">Sigh!< Why me?"]
    Superman; The Legion of Substitute-Heroes
  2. 1. Ambush Bug II
    Superman; The Legion of Substitute Heroes
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Pair Mail
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