Adventures of Superman #440 [Direct]
(May 1988)

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
1988-01-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #48, confirmed from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway [as Da Ordster] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

The Hurrieder I Go (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (co-plot, script); Jerry Ordway (co-plot)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Anthony Tollin [as Tony Tollin]
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
G-3723
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Superman robot; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Lois Lane; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Professor Emil Hamilton; Jerry White; Jose Delgado; Supergirl [Matrix] (cameo); Martha Kent; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge; Pearl
Synopsis
Batman gives Superman the results of the mysterious scrapbook, noting that he now knows Superman is Clark Kent, with Superman responding that he knows Batman is Bruce Wayne. Superman gives the scrapbook to Ma Kent for safekeeping, only to find out it was hers all along, and that it's been missing for awhile.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #600.

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

The Adventures of Superman / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Renee Witterstaetter
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-3135

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Kent Farris, Dale Coe, Joe Frank, Tim Dwyer, Charles D. Brown and Jimmy Fears - and responses from Renee Witterstaetter.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Hurrieder I Go
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Superman
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