Action Comics #590 [Direct]
(July 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
1987-03-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Andrew Helfer; Michael Carlin

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Chemo (shaped as Superman); Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]
Reprints

Better Dying Through Chemistry (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; Metal Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum [Tina]; Tin]; Lois Lane; Doc Magnus [Will Magus]; Mr. Lydecker; Negative Woman (flashback; cameo; from parallel Earth); VILLAIN: Chemo
Synopsis
When Clark Kent accidentally falls in a vat of chemicals, a new Chemo is born, one shaped like Superman and with Superman's powers. Superman and the Metal Men team up to stop it.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Metal Men
  2. 1. Better Dying Through Chemistry
    Superman; Metal Men
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