Action Comics #570 [Direct]
(August 1985)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-05-07
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 #15.


Who Is Alter Ego? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

The Mystery of Jimmy Olsen's Alter Ego! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (pages 1-6); Dave Hunt (pages 7-16)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Duncan Andrews

Job Number
S-4636
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Dr. Morton; Lois Lane; Inspector Henderson
Synopsis
Dr. Morton's machine accidentally gives Jimmy Olsen's ego physical form and super powers.
Reprints
Keywords
observatory; telescope

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

Action Reaction / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-4659

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from David Pulleyback, Ralf Silver, Billy Ford, Barb Schroeder, Richard Ranke, Charles D. Brown, Jef Peckham; Bob Fischer.

The Superman Who Came to Dinner (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Albert De Guzman

Job Number
S-4644
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Martin Weems; Helen Weems
Synopsis
When Superman accidentally infects Martin Weems with a space virus he makes himself a house-guest at his home so he can try to cure him.
Reprints

[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. Who Is Alter Ego?
    Superman
  2. 1. The Mystery of Jimmy Olsen's Alter Ego!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  4. 3. The Superman Who Came to Dinner
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
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