Action Comics #566 [Direct]
(April 1985)

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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-01-01
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #11.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya made a bad mistake conjurin' up this swab to fight me, witchy --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Captain Strong
Reprints
Keywords
parody of Popeye; parody of Sea Hag

Traumas in the Bahamas! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Ron Randall
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-4553
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Strong; Superman; Lois Lane; Olivia Strong; J. Wellington Jones; The Old Lady of the Sea; Jimmy Olsen; Ponce De Leon (flashback); Captain Wynne; Pappy Strong
Synopsis
Captain Strong invites Lois and Clark to join him on a Caribbean cruise that leads to the Fountain of Youth.
Reprints
Keywords
fountain of youth; schooner

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

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

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

Job Number
S-4573

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Neil Ahlquist, T.M. Maple, Rick Steel and Gary D. Robinson.

With Love from Superman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mindy Newell
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-4513
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Molly; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Molly tries to get Superman's autograph and imagines herself as Supergirl and as Lois Lane.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

[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. ["Ya made a bad mistake conjurin' up this swab to fight me, witchy --"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Traumas in the Bahamas!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  4. 3. With Love from Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
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