Action Comics #560 [Direct]
(October 1984)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-07-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Julius Schwartz
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 has 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 of Infinite Earths mini-series four-panel-sequence-cameo by The Monitor (Only hands shown w/voice).

Police Blotter (Table of Contents: 2)

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
superhero; humor
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. Police Blotter
    Ambush Bug
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