Action Comics #578 [Direct]
(April 1986)

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
1986-01-01
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 #23.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bully!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

The Most Popular Man in Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Boldman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-4749
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Josh Coyle; Lana Lang; Parasite [Maxwell Jensen]
Synopsis
Everybody suddenly starts disliking Superman and Clark Kent. It turns out to be a plot by the Parasite.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; robot; roller coaster; wrestling

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Action Reaction / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-4757

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average total circulation 66,783.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Bully!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Most Popular Man in Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
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