Superman #406 [Direct]
(April 1985)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1984-12-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Julie 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #11.


The Fight for the Right to Be Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Moe Ramboe
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Fight for the Right to Be Superman! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
S-4532

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Moe Ramboe; Jake Ramboe; Swain (gangster)
Synopsis:
Moe Ramboe was a two-bit wrestler who used the name "Superman" before the debut of Superman and he wants to wrestle Superman for the rights to the name.
Reprints:

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-4572

Can You Stump Superman? (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Job Number:
S-4518?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lana Lang; Morgan Edge; George Feffer (villain); Lenny Hoss (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman challenges a crowd to guess the one thing Earth people can do that Superman can not do.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fight for the Right to Be Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Fight for the Right to Be Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Can You Stump Superman?
    Superman
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