Action Comics #557 [Direct]
(July 1984)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-04-03
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); 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Barreto
Inks
Eduardo Barreto
Colors
?

Job Number
S-4385
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Terra-Man
Reprints
Keywords
cowboys; mirrors; revolvers; saloons

The Artistic Thefts of Terra-Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Terra-Man; Lana Lang; Josh Coyle; Inspector Henderson; Mr. Baker
Synopsis
Superman battles Terra-Man, who has become an art thief.
Reprints

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

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

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

Yesterday Once More (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Bob Lappan

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Wendell Walters; Judge Harrison
Synopsis
Superman recreates the scene of a crime to trick a killer into revealing himself.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Artistic Thefts of Terra-Man!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  4. 3. Yesterday Once More
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
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