Superman #4 [Direct]
(April 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-12-16
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 Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #35.


Bloodsport... ...He Plays for Keeps! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bloodsport
Reprints

Bloodsport! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2982
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Captain Maggie Sawyer (first appearance); Michael DuBois (first appearance); Dr. Sanchez (first appearance); VILLAINS: Bloodsport [Bobby DuBois] (first appearance); Mr. Kimberly; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Lex Luthor loses control of Bloodsport, and he starts slaughtering innocent bystanders before Superman can stop him.
Reprints

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

Superman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andy Helfer; Mike Carlin
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2666

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - David Ward Parker, Aaron Poehler, Christopher Romano and Norman Ore.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bloodsport... ...He Plays for Keeps!
    Superman
  2. 1. Bloodsport!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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