Action Comics #561 [Direct]
(November 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
1984-07-31
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

The Toyman Declares War on Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Toyman
Reprints
Keywords
toy soldiers

The Great Toyman Trivia Contest (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dennis Jensen
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Job Number
S-4466
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lana Lang; Josh Coyle; Toyman (villain); Inspector Henderson; Chester Dunholtz
Synopsis
Toyman, recently released from prison, creates a trivia contest with a million dollar prize to lure out an old enemy.
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

Job Number
S-4493

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Jef Peckham, T.M. Maple, Corey Anderson, Sue Reich and Jeffrey Lowndes.

The Past and Future Superman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-4467
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superboy; Clark Kent; Lana Lang; Zatara (flashback); Caroyln Waters; Josh Coyle
Synopsis
Red Kryptonite causes Superman to split into three beings, Superboy, Clark Kent and a future version of Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

red kryptonite

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Toyman Declares War on Superman
    Superman
  2. 1. The Great Toyman Trivia Contest
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  4. 3. The Past and Future Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
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