Action Comics Annual #2 [Direct]
([June] 1989)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.70 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale date
1989-04-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Gladiator Attendant Lentra
Reprints

Memories of Krypton's Past (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway; George Pérez; Roger Stern
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (pages 1-3, 12-14, 21-23, 29, 33 (panel 7), 34-36, 39-40, 45, 46 (bottom tier), 47, 48 (right)); Mike Mignola (pages 5-6, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 27, 28 (right), 31 (panel 8), 32-33, 37-38, 42-43, 46 (middle tier), 48 (left)); Curt Swan (pages 4, 7-9, 15-16, 19-20, 26, 28 (left))
Inks
John Statema (pages 1-3, 12-14, 21-23, 29, 33 (panel 7), 34-36, 39-40, 45, 46 (bottom tier), 47, 48 (right)); George Pérez (pages 5-6, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 27, 28 (right), 31 (panel 8), 32-33, 37-38, 42-43, 46 (middle tier), 48 (left)); Brett Breeding (pages 4, 7-9, 15-16, 19-20, 26, 28 (left))
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Cleric (first appearance); Cellkeeper 385 (first appearance); Gladiator Attendant Lentra (first appearance); Draaga; Jor-El (flashback); Kelex (flashback); Lara (flashback); Sen-M the Elder (flashback); the League of Life (flashback); Syra (flashback; dies); Tyr-N (flashback); Perry White (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Jimmy Olsen (flashback); Cat Grant (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Matrix [Supergirl] (flashback); Lana Lang (flashback); Mongul (villain); Kaargl (first appearance, villain); Eradicator (first appearance)
Synopsis
Superman fights and defeats Mongul's gladiators. The Cleric has an artifact from Krypton that he has been holding until the right person comes along.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Adventures of Superman (DC, 1987 series) #454 and story continues in Superman (DC, 1987 series) #32.

Matrix (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Matrix [Supergirl]
Reprints

Cat Grant (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cat Grant [Catherine Jane Grant]
Reprints

How I Spent My Super-Summer Vacation (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Pérez
Pencils
Jerry Ordway; Mike Mignola
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Gladiator Attendant Lentra

Indexer Notes

George Perez discusses how he became the writer of Action Comics.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Memories of Krypton's Past
    Superman
  3. 2. Matrix
    Superman
  4. 3. Cat Grant
    Superman
  5. 4. How I Spent My Super-Summer Vacation
    Superman
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