DC Comics Presents #87 [Direct]
(November 1985)

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Price
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1985-07-09
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 Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Bannered as "Special Crisis Cross-over."

On-sale date from DC Releases #18.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (of Earth-1); Superboy (of Earth-Prime)
Reprints

Year of the Comet (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; Superboy / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ed King

Job Number
S-4686
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (of Earth-1); Superboy (of Earth-Prime, intro, origin); Superman Revenge Squad (villains); Laurie Lemmon; Jerry Kent; Naomi Kent
Synopsis
Superman is tossed over into Earth-Prime by the Superman Revenge Squad. He meets his younger counterpart on this world, who has just recently acquired his powers, and Superman later returns to Earth-1 just before the Crisis hits Earth-Prime (off-panel).

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Crisis Cross-Over. Story continues in both Superman #414 and Crisis on Infinite Earths #10.

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

Pair Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-4701

The Origin of Superboy-Prime! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superboy / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ed King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy (of Earth-Prime, origin); Krypton; Jor-El; Lara; Concilor Durkin; Councilor Marya; Grundoon; Jerry Kent; Naomi Kent; Laurie Lemmon; Superman (of Earth-1, cameo)

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Crisis tie-in.

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Superboy
  2. 1. Year of the Comet
    Superman; Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Pair Mail
  4. 3. The Origin of Superboy-Prime!
    Superboy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
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