Action Comics #647 [Newsstand]
(November 1989)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
070989304109 11
Editing
Mike Carlin; Jon Peterson (associate)
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 is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #647 [Direct].


The Brainiac Trilogy, Part One (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
George Perez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]
Reprints

Brain Drain; [The Brainiac Trilogy, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
George Perez (layouts); Kerry Gammill
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Job Number
G-5215
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Tipton; Adler; VILLAINS: Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Sydney Happersen; Gretchen Kelley; Lex Luthor; Metallo [John Corben]; Jacoby (first appearance)
Synopsis
Superman rescues Lex from Brainiac's first attack.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Mike Carlin
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-5215

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Howard T. Kidd, Garry Stephenson, Uncle Elvis, Mark Bilian, Lon Wolf, Chris Manydeeds, Erik C. Miller, Kip Talbott, Gerry Wilson, Rol Hirst, Lon Wolf and Bryan W. Fraizre - and responses from Mike Carlin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Brainiac Trilogy, Part One
    Superman
  2. 1. Brain Drain; [The Brainiac Trilogy, Part 1]
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Re: Action
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