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Superman [1939] - 700
Superman [1939] - 700
Product Code:August, 2010
weight:225g
Product Condition:Used
R 75,00 inc. tax
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Description

Price:

4.99 USD

Pages:

60

Indicia frequency:

monthly

On-sale date:

2010-06-23

Indicia / Colophon Publisher:

DC Comics

Brand:

DC [swirl]

Barcode:

76194120003370011

Editing:

Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (assistant editor)

Color:

color

Dimensions:

standard Modern Age US

Paper Stock:

glossy paper

Binding:

saddle-stitched

Publishing Format:

was ongoing series

Giant-Sized Anniverary Issue!

Superman / cover / 1 page

Credits

Pencils:

Gary Frank [as GF] (signed)

Inks:

Gary Frank [as GF] (signed)

Colors:

Brad Anderson [as BA] (signed)

Letters:

typeset

Content Information

Genre:

Superhero

Characters:

Superman; Lois Lane; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Martha Kent; Superboy [Kon-El]; Krypto

The Comeback

Superman / comic story / 16 pages

Credits

Script:

James Robinson

Pencils:

Bernard Chang

Inks:

Bernard Chang

Colors:

Blond

Letters:

John J. Hill

Content Information

Genre:

Superhero

Characters:

Superman; Parasite; Lois Lane; Prankster (cameo)

Synopsis:

Lois interrupts an operation by the Prankster and the Parasite, but is rescued by Superman. After they finish the job of rounding up the crooks and filing the story, they finally get to reunite after being apart for so long.

Geometry

Superman / comic story / 16 pages

Credits

Script:

Dan Jurgens

Pencils:

Dan Jurgens (layouts)

Inks:

Norm Rapmund (finishes)

Colors:

Pete Pantazis

Letters:

John J. Hill

Content Information

Genre:

Superhero

Characters:

Superman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Bruce Wayne; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Batcave

Synopsis:

Superman hears about gunrunners in Gotham City. Dick Grayson has major geometry homework, but goes to train in the Batcave first, and then gets distracted by reports that the gunrunners are on the move. He sneaks out to confront them, but needs to be rescued by Superman (from both the gunrunners and the homework).

Indexer Notes

This story is set in the past. The scene on the first page with the boat sitting on the street in front of a Metropolis police station is very reminiscent of a similar scene in Superman: The Movie.

Grounded Prologue: The Slap Heard 'Round the World

Superman / comic story / 10 pages

Credits

Script:

J. Michael Straczynski

Pencils:

Eddy Barrows

Inks:

J. P. Mayer

Colors:

Rod Reis

Letters:

John J. Hill

Content Information

Genre:

Superhero

Characters:

Superman; Batman [Dick Grayson]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Jonathan Kent (flashback, cameo); Richard (photo)

Synopsis:

Superman gives a question-and-answer session after testifying before congressional committees. A woman approaches, slaps him, and says that while he was off-planet, he was unable to help people like her husband, who died of a brain tumor that Superman could have easily fixed. In the days that follow, Superman ponders this, talking with Batman and Flash, and remembering back to wisdom from his foster father. He makes a decision, and starts walking.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Breaking Up is (Not) Hard to Do

Lex Luthor; Supergirl; Superboy / text article / 4 pages

Credits

Script:

?; Paul Cornell; Sterling Gates; Jeff Lemire

Pencils:

David Finch; Pete Woods; Amy Reeder; Jamal Igle; Pier Gallo

Inks:

Joe Weems; Pete Woods; Richard Friend; Pier Gallo

Colors:

Peter Steigerwald; Brad Anderson; Guy Major; Blond

Letters:

typeset

Content Information

Genre:

Superhero

Characters:

Lex Luthor; Robot Lois Lane [RoboLois] (first appearance); Deathstroke [Slade Wilson]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Bizarro Supergirl; Superboy [Kon-El]; Teen Titans [Raven; Beast Boy; Psion]; Krypto

Synopsis:

The writers give a look ahead at the rest of the "Superbooks", with preview art.

Indexer Notes

The art includes previews of the covers of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #890 and #892, page 11 of Action Comics #890; the covers from Supergirl (DC, 2005 series) #55 and #56; pencils from an interior page of Supergirl #54; and page 2 and the first panel of page 4 of the Superboy story in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #892.

Action Comics #890 Sneak Preview

Lex Luthor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages

Credits

Script:

Paul Cornell

Pencils:

Pete Woods

Inks:

Pete Woods

Colors:

Brad Anderson

Letters:

Rob Leigh

Content Information

Genre:

Superhero

Characters:

Lex Luthor; Spalding; Robot Lois Lane [RoboLois]; Sasky

Indexer Notes

Previews the upcoming issue on sale June 30th.

Green Arrow: Man of the People, Man of the Forest, the Next Great Comic Book [June 23, 2010]

DC Nation / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page

Credits

Script:

Adam Schlagman

Pencils:

Mauro Cascioli (painter)

Inks:

Mauro Cascioli (painter)

Colors:

Mauro Cascioli (painter)

Letters:

typeset

Content Information

Characters:

Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Indexer Notes

Adam talks about the new Green Arrow series. Appears on page 58 in this issue.

[Ads]

advertisement / 7 pages

Credits

Script:

?

Pencils:

?

Inks:

?

Colors:

?

Letters:

?

Indexer Notes

Total of 3 one-page and 2 two-page ads for: React (gum, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company), Sin & Punishment: Star Successor (video game, Nintendo/TREASURE, 2 pages), Unnatural History (TV, Cartoon Network, 2 pages), Big Problems call for Big Solutions: Hero Factory (toys, Lego), and Batman: Arkham Asylum (video game, Square Enix). Appear in various places in this issue.

 

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