Superman #408 [Direct]
(June 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
1985-02-19
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
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 #13.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They did it! They finally had a nuclear war!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

The Day the Earth Died! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hannigan (plot); Paul Kupperberg (script)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ed King

Job Number
S-4564
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Frank (Doorman at Clark Kent's apartment building); Lori Lemaris; Ronal
Synopsis
Superman contemplates disarming all the nuclear weapons on Earth.
Reprints

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

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

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

Job Number
S-4618

Warship! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein]
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Job Number
S-4596
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Superman encounters a generational starship the size of a planet and helps them find a world to inhabit.
Reprints

Ben Oda Remembered (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["They did it! They finally had a nuclear war!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Day the Earth Died!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Warship!
    Superman
  5. 4. Ben Oda Remembered
    Guest Meanwhile...
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