Action Comics #688 [Direct]
(Early July 1993)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD; 0.70 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1993-05-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin; Jennifer Frank (assistant)
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.

1993 Triangle #16.


Reign of the Superman! Guy Gardner Chooses Sides! (Table of Contents)

Last Son of Krypton; Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (layout); Kerry Gammill
Inks
Jackson Guice
Colors
Denis Rodier
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Guy Gardner; Last Son of Krypton [as Superman]

An Eye for an Eye [Reign of the Supermen, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 1)

Last Son of Krypton; Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Denis Rodier
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Last Son of Krypton [as Superman]; Guy Gardner; Lois Lane; Cat Grant; Superboy [as Superman]; Tana Moon; Inspector Maggie Sawyer (promoted from Captain); Commissioner Bill Henderson (promoted from Inspector)
Synopsis
Guy Gardner goes after the Last Son of Krypton, and after a brief scuffle, decides that he actually likes this new Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #501 and story continues in SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL (DC, 1991 series) #23.

DC Universe 9 (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

DC Universe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Re: Action (Table of Contents: 3)

Re: Action / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jennifer Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Jeremy Horn, Ben Herman, James Evans, Tim Madden, Kashif Husain, Colin H. Craig, Merlin the Magnificent, Steve Solomon and Joe Frank - and responses from Jennifer Frank.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Reign of the Superman! Guy Gardner Chooses Sides!
    Last Son of Krypton; Superman
  2. 1. An Eye for an Eye [Reign of the Supermen, Part 5]
    Last Son of Krypton; Superman
  3. 2. DC Universe 9
    DC Universe
  4. 3. Re: Action
    Re: Action
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