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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics vol. 39, issue #457 -March 1976 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics vol. 39, issue #457 YEAR: March 1976 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Gerry Conway & Curt Swan Artwork: Tex Blaisdell Editing: Julius Schwartz While Superman must take on a lame supervillain known as Whirlicane, who rides around a green UFO, the main story focuses on Superman going to Truman Memorial Hospital to visit his childhood friend, Pete Ross. For those who haven’t read any of the old Superboy […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics Issue #0 – October 1994 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics Issue #0 YEAR: October 1994 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: David Michelinie Artwork: Jackson Guice & Denis Rodier Letterer: Bill Oakley Colorist: Glenn Whitmore Assistant Editor: Chris Duffy Associate Editor: Frank Pittarese Editor: Mike CarlinĀ  Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster Back in 1994, DC Comics decided to unleash their new crossover “Zero Hour” in order to take on and fix the numerous possible futures […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #583 – September 1986 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Superman vol. 1, issue #583 YEAR: September 1986 COMPANY: DC Comics Written By Alan Moore Art by Curt Swan & Kurt Schaffenberger Letterer: Todd Klein Colorist: Gene D’Angelo Editor: Julius Schwartz Back in 1986, there were major changes in store at DC Comics after the changes made in 1985 with “Crisis on Infinite Earths”. As the multiverse was lessened to one single shared universe, “Superman” would also receive a […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 – January 1987 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 YEAR: January 1987 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: John Byrne Embellisher: Dick Giordano Colorist: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Andrew Helfer Created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Schuster After DC’s restructuring of DC Comics history after “Crisis on Infinite Earths”, Writer/artist John Byrne was hired to revamp Superman. You either loved or hated what Byrne did with Superman in the ’80s, taking the […]

Action Comics Issue #600 – May 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics Issue #600 YEAR: 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Story & Breakdowns: John Byrne Finishes: George Perez Colors: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Mike Carlin Assistant Editor: Renee Witterstaetter The year was 1988 and Action Comics would reach its 600th issue before being renamed to “Action Comics Weekly” with issue #601 and would continue being a weekly until issue #642. But to kick off the Golden Anniversary Issue […]