Action Comics #568 [Direct Sales]
(June 1985)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1985-03-05
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
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 #13.


Amazing Matchmaker of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Bender (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Keywords:
hearts

Disappearing Act! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ed King
Job Number:
[S-4620]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Alice White; Jinx Turner
Synopsis:
Superman helps Jinx Turner, a magician who has real magic powers he can barely control. Meanwhile, we learn that Perry White has begun to become more forgetful.
Reprints:
Keywords:
elephant; India; magician; stage magic

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

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

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
typeset

The Amazing Matchmaker of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman
Pencils:
Howard Bender
Inks:
Alex Nino
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Shvaughn Erin; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Jimmy Olsen thinks he has a match-making computer from the future, and finds mates for himself, Lois and Superman. But it turns out to just be a thought-actualizer, and the mates aren't real people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Amazing Matchmaker of Metropolis!
    Superman
  2. 1. Disappearing Act!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  4. 3. The Amazing Matchmaker of Metropolis!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Guest Meanwhile
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