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
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

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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