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Action Comics (1938) - #600
"Different Worlds"
DC Comics


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  Penciller(s):
John Byrne

Inker(s):
George Pérez

Editor(s):
Michael 'Mike' Carlin
Dick Giordano
Renee Witterstaetter - 'Eva Ink'

Cover Artist(s):
Murphy Anderson
John Beatty
John Byrne
Dick Giordano
Mike Mignola
Jerry Ordway
George Pérez
Kurt Schaffenberger
Curt Douglas Swan
 

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Cover Date: May 1988
Cover Price: US $2.50

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 80 pages

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Action Comics (1938) #600 Canadian

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Various stories are covered in this issue. In the first, Superman meets Wonder Woman and helps her deal with Darkseid's takeover of Mount Olympus. In the second, Lois Lane tries to deal with Superman's alleged romance with Wonder Woman. In the third, police detective Maggie Smith deals with Lex Luthor's blackmailing attempt on her life. In the fourth, Jimmy Olson helps a weakened Superman before he goes to find help for him. In the fifth, Superman encounters Man-Bat and mistakes him for a monster in his delerium.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Klassiker der Comic-Literatur (2005) #1
Lois & Clark, The New Adventures of Superman (1994) #1
Superman (1990) #6
Superman In The Eighties (2006) TPB
Superman: The Man of Steel (2003) TPB vol. 08
Superman: They Saved Luthor's Brain! (2000) TPB
Wonder Woman (1987) TPB vol. 03

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