Action Comics #587 [Direct]
(April 1987)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1987-01-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Andrew Helfer; Michael Carlin
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 #35.


City of Lost Souls! (Table of Contents)

Superman; The Demon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Demon [Etrigan; Jason Blood]
Reprints

Comics Buyer's Guide 1986 Fan Awards (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Comics Buyer's Guide / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cityscape! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman; The Demon / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2993
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Demon [Etrigan; Jason Blood]; Glenda Mark; Randu Singh; Harry Matthews; Mr. Janke; George; VILLAIN: Morgan Le Fay
Synopsis
Superman teams up with the Demon of 1987 AND the Demon of 1162 to stop Morgan Le Fay's deadly schemes.
Reprints
Keywords
black plague

Indexer Notes

This story takes place before THE DEMON (DC, 1987 series) #1-4.

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

Re: Action Comics / letters page / 1.83 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2671

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Steve Wren, Norman Ore, Mrs. Elizabeth Holden, Willie Holmes, Vince Farrington and Malcolm Bourne.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total copies printed (average in last 12 months): 155111. Total copies printed (issue nearest to filing date): 187509. Total paid circulation (average in last 12 months): 61157 (1330 from mail subscriptions). Total paid circulation (issue nearest to filing date): 100805 (1251 from mail subscriptions). Total distribution (average in last 12 months): 61320. Total distribution (issue nearest to filing date): 100968. Copies not distributed (average in last 12 months): 2246. Copies not distributed (issue nearest to filing date): 4541. Returns from News Agents (average in last 12 months): 91545. Returns from News Agents (issue nearest to filing date): 82000. Filing Date: October 1, 1986.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. City of Lost Souls!
    Superman; The Demon
  2. 1. Comics Buyer's Guide 1986 Fan Awards
    Comics Buyer's Guide
  3. 2. Cityscape!
    Superman; The Demon
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Re: Action Comics
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
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