Superman #8 [Newsstand]
(August 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1987-05-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893067508
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 is a variant of Superman (DC, 1987 series) #8 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #39.


Superman Versus the Legion of Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Sun Boy]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #249.

Future Shock (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3158
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy [as Bob Cobb] (flashback); Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Lightning Lad (flashback); Mon-El (flashback); Saturn Girl (flashback); Sun Boy; Ultra Boy (flashback)]; Night Girl (flashback); Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (Pocket Universe); Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Pete Ross (Pocket Universe; flashback); Police Chief Parker (Pocket Universe; flashback); VILLAINS: Time Trapper (flashback); Fatal Five (flashback); Legion of Super-Villains (flashback)
Synopsis
The Legion meets a Superman who never lived life as Superboy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First pocket universe. Story continued from LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (DC, 1984 series) #37 and story continues in ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #591. The 4 members of the Legion correspond to the members of the Fantastic Four: Sun Boy (Human Torch), Blok (Thing), Invisible Kid (Invisible Girl), and Brainiac 5 (Mr. Fantastic).

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

Superman / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2751

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Mrs. Ann C.H. Brachwitz, Dale Coe, Michael K. Willis, Shaun P. Barry, Mark Delaney, Vaughn Guild, Dave Berkebile and Danny DeAngelo.

[E. Nelson Bridwell 1931-1987] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Versus the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    Superman
  2. 1. Future Shock
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  4. 3. [E. Nelson Bridwell 1931-1987]
    Meanwhile...
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