ACTION COMICS (1938) (#0-600, 643-904) (DC) #800 - Descriptive Bibliography

Main Story A Hero's Journey
Continuity: Next story in ACTION COMICS #801
Short Description: A look back at the life of Superman...
Description: The modern super-hero was born in the pages of ACTION COMICS #1, the book that introduced the world to Superman. Now more than six decades later, ACTION COMICS celebrates its milestone 800th issue with a look back at the life of Superman, the icon who has been the template for virtually every comic-book hero to follow! How has the Man of Steel affected the lives of those around him? Whether inspiring acts of unimaginable heroism or unspeakable evil, Superman's life since the crash-landing on Earth has had far-reaching consequences for the entire DC Universe. This special issue reexamines Superman's life and the impact he's made both as a real and fictional character. A series of reality-based vignettes drawn by guest artists are inserted throughout the story which delve into Superman's influence on the lives of everyday people throughout his comics history and beyond!
GCD Data

Title: A Hero's Journey

Featuring: Superman

Synopsis: In a mix of different flashback sequences, we see who inspired Superman to be a hero, and what an inspiration Superman is for other people.

Character Appearances: Superman, Jonathan Kent, Martha Kent, BlackHawks, Lana Lang,

Credits: Joe Kelly (Script), Pascual Ferry, Duncan Rouleau (Pencils), Alex Ross, Tony Harris, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dave Bullock, Ed McGuinness, J.H. Williams, Dan Jurgens, Klaus Janson, Kilian Plunkett, Jim Lee, Tim Sale, Lee Bermejo ("real world" sequences pencils and inks), Cam Smith, Marlo Alquiza, Scott Hanna, Duncan Rouleau (Inks), Moose Baumann, Jeromy Cox, Guy Major (Colors), Comicraft (Letters).

Comic Creator Database

Publisher: DC ComicsTitle: ACTION COMICS (1938) (#0-600, 643-904) (DC)
IssueFairGoodVery GoodFineVery FineNear Mint
800 (15.25) (30.00) (46.00) (76.00) 114.00 150.00


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