Superman #400 [Direct]
(October 1984)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
1.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-06-19
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
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Inks
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Colors
Howard Chaykin (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints

A Salute To Superman (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Bradbury
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Ray Bradbury on what Superman meant to the kids of his generation.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

The Living Legends of Superman [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Colors
Joe Orlando
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-4400
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Martin Luther King Jr.; Albert Einstein; Moses; William Shakespeare; Joan of Arc; Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis
How do normal people view Superman?
Reprints

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland
Inks
Brian Bolland
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Ed King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Doc Homer;
Synopsis
In the far future, Doc Homer tells a story of being rescued when he was a young astronaut by a very old Superman.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[Part 3] (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Olsen (Future reporter); Dr. Noah Mandell
Synopsis
In the future, Dr. Noah Mandell finds a copy of the Earth-Prime Superman TV show and discovers what Superman's secret identity was.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Little Orphan Annie; Sandy; Superman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Walt Simonson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bizarro; Lara; Jor-El; Toyman; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Lois Lane; Brainiac; Perry White; Batman; Supergirl; Superman
Reprints

[Part 4] (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Konrad Glumm
Synopsis
In the year 2491, Konrad Glumm finds Superman's old costume and sparks the Christmas Rebellion of 2491 that leads to the return of democracy to Earth.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernie Wrightson
Inks
Bernie Wrightson
Colors
Tom Ziuko

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[Part 5] (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Wendy Pini
Inks
Wendy Pini
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Abel; Professor Goode
Synopsis
Two college professors in the far future debate if Superman even existed.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
Will Eisner

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spirit; Superman
Reprints

[Part 6] (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Kelly Alder
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aron Aeneas; Josif
Synopsis
In the far future, Aron and Josif play an advanced virtual reality video game that allows them to be Superman and Jimmy Olsen.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Tom Ziuko

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[Part 7] (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Riley Bendix; Superman
Synopsis
In the 60th century, Superman has become almost a relegion. After an accident in the present, Superman is thrown into the future to witness what his legacy will be.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Moebius
Inks
Moebius
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

The Exile At the Edge of Eternity (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko
Pencils
Jim Steranko
Inks
Jim Steranko
Colors
Jim Steranko
Letters
Jim Steranko

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
The history of the Human race, and the children of Superman, as they spread out among the stars.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Penguin; Joker; Clark Kent; Ed Koch; Cher; Michael Jackson; Woody Allen; Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pinup on back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. A Salute To Superman
  3. 2. The Living Legends of Superman [Part 1]
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  6. 5. [Part 2]
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  9. 8. [Part 3]
    Superman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  12. 11. [Part 4]
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  14. 13. [Part 5]
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  16. 15. [Part 6]
    Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  19. 18. [Part 7]
    Superman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  21. 20. The Exile At the Edge of Eternity
    Superman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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