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ACTION COMICS #600 (May 1988) DC Comics

cover:  John Bryne
George Perez
ACTION COMICS #600
Date: May 1988
Cover Price: $2.50
Publisher: dccomics.com

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    "Different Worlds" 
    writer:  John Byrne/various 
    art:  John Bryne/various
    George Pérez/various
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    News: Superman in the Eighties and WW Trade #4

    January 30, 2006 09:18 pm
     From Ilke Hincer
    Superman In The Eighties TPB, shipping April 5th, will include a reprint of Action Comics #644, according to www.dccomics.com

    In reference to the "select stories" being reprinted from Action Comics #600 - considering the total page count of this trade, it's likely that a couple of the 8-pagers from AC #600 will be included, and not the 32-page Byrne/Perez story (which was recently reprinted in Wonder Woman Vol.3: Beauty And The Beasts TPB anyway).

    And it looks like the planned fourth volume of reprints of George's Wonder Woman run (which would include #20-24) might arrive this summer, according to www.amazon.com

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    Written and illustrated by various; Cover by John Byrne

    Don't miss this collection of tales from the '80s, reprinted from ACTION COMICS #507-508, 554, 595, 600 (select stories), 644, SUPERMAN #408, DC COMICS PRESENTS #29, and ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #430! Artist/writer Jerry Ordway provides the introduction and context for this latest addition to DC's "Decades" library.

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     August 18, 2003 | WW & Supes Kissing
    From Ebay

    WONDER WOMAN and SUPERMAN (1988), art by Pérez/Dick Giordano, thanks to jsandsmark via Ebay.
    Item number 2188261218: WONDER WOMAN & SUPERMAN George Perez orig art
    Starting bid: US $2,500.00
    Ends Aug-24-03 18:09:22 PDT
    Seller jsandsmark

    Penciled and inked by George Perez and Dick Giordano, this spectacular piece of art shows a mid-flight kiss between WONDER WOMAN and SUPERMAN. Drawn as a T-shirt design, it's based on the first date/kiss between Wonder Woman and Superman in post-crisis continuity featured in the Action Comics #600 80 page giant golden anniversary issue..

    (Vu: Can anyone verify the existence of this T-Shirt design?)

     November 16, 2002 | CBG #1515: 2003 Projects
    From COMICS BUYERS GUIDE #1515 (29 Nov 02)
    Pérez has more than crossover on tap in 2003
    written by George Nelson
    transcribed by Vu
    published in COMICS BUYERS GUIDE #1515 (29 Nov 02)
    website: www.comicsbuyersguide.com


    ACTION COMICS #600 (May 1988)
    If JLA/Avengers doesn't provide comics fans with enough of George Pérez in 2003, don't worry - there's more.

    Next year will also see the debut of the new series Pérez is drawing for CrossGen: Solus.

    "The details are still being kept close to the vest. It deals with a globetrotting - globes-trotting, to be more specific - character named Andra," Pérez told CBG at the recent Baltimore Comic-Con.

    "I guess the best way for me to describe it is to be able to do the CrossGen Chronicles that I was doing but with a recurring cast, with a regular cast of characters and a female lead, which I really wanted to do - and work with Barbara Kesel, whom I've known for many years. I'm finally getting a chance to work with her on a regular basis. Basically, I just wanted something that would keep stretching my wings."

    Pérez observed that, when writers and editors discuss putting together "the ideal George Pérez book," it means "they're going to make me work like a dog." However, he acknowledged that he typically does more than the plot requires.

    "If I complain about it, I guess it's the way that inkers complain about working on me: that they do enjoy the craft; it's just that it's a lot of work," he said. "I like rising the challenge. It's very easy to be complacent and just do the things that you're comfortable doing."

    Pérez said he already has completed designs and promotional pieces for Solus and recently received the plot for the first issue. "I even drew a page this morning, so by the end of next week I should be a quarter of the way done with the first issue. The cover is already done," he added. He said he thought it would be scheduled for late February or early March release. "I may be off on that by a month or so. It will come out before JLA/Avengers."

    Pérez also said that, to die it with JLA/Avengers, DC is planning to release a trade paperback covering his run as penciller on Wonder Woman, which he also wrote. He said the trade would cover the series' first 24 issues, possibly the first annual, and the main story from Action #600, on which he collaborated with John Byrne, teaming up Superman and Wonder Woman.

    Through he is not actively involved with the project, Pérez said he was pleased to hear about the Teen Titans cartoon in production for Cartoon Network. The new series features five of the seven characters that appeared in the launch of the New Teen Titans in 1980: Robin and Changeling (called his original name, Beast Boy, in the new animated series) along with the three characters Pérez and writer Marv Wolfman created for the series - Cyborg, Starfire, and Raven.

    "I had absolutely nothing to do with the project itself but I am flattered, to say the least," he said.

    Pérez said he first heard about the series when DC Publisher Paul Levitz called to let him know about it. "I thought that was a real classy thing for him to do. I am - from a financial point of view - very, very tickled about the Titans cartoon and I've been away from it long enough hat I don't get bothered by the changes, since the book itself has gone through so many changes since I've been off it, for a decade now.

    "Other than that, it's a really, really empty looking 2003 for me," he joked.



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