(November 2005)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2005-09-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120001983111
Editing:
Eddie Berganza; Jeanine Schaefer (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

A Villains United tie-in.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (signed)
Inks:
Kevin Nowlan (signed)
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Black Adam
Reprints:
Keywords:
lightning

Black & Blue (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Gail Simone
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Nelson DeCastro [as Nelson]
Colors:
Guy Major
Letters:
Pat Brosseau

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor [Alexander Luthor (Earth 3)] (cameo); Bizarro (cameo); Professor Zoom (cameo); Cheetah (cameo); Dr. Psycho; Toni Sparlin, Brendan Sparlin; Lois Lane; Black Adam; Beast Boy (cameo); Jimmy Olsen; Josef Schuman; Perry White (cameo); Lana Lang; Shrapnel (flashback, cameo); Congressman Mark Shephard (cameo)
Synopsis:
Luthor has Cheetah recruit Bizarro and Zoom for the Secret Society. Superman and Black Adam fight. Lois and Lana get details about what is known about the Society from a Pentagon general. Lois gets word of the Society to Superman in the middle of the battle. Superman attempts one last KO punch, but Adam turns his back to Superman, causing Superman to stop the fight. Dr. Psycho attempts to blackmail his way to freedom. Superman agrees, and Psycho releases everyone from his control. Superman threatens that he's watching the Society now that he knows about it, and Adam takes Psycho back.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from previous issue.

DC in Demand 09.05 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ads for next issue, All Star Superman, All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder #2, JLA #118, and Supergirl #2. Appears on page 32 in this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

House ads for: Green Lantern Corps: Recharge, and Seven Soldiers (Mister Miracle, Bulleteer, Frankenstein). Appear in various places in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 14 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 12 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: Corpse Bride Back to School Sweepstakes (collectibles, McFarlane Toys), Hubba Bubba Max (gum, Wrigleys), Captain Crow's Teeth (book, Miramax Books), ThunderCharge of Ultra Destruction DuelMasters (card game, Wizards of the Coast), DICE (game, Bandai), Smallville Season 4 (DVD, WB), Advance Wars Dual Strike (game, Nintendo), Yu-Gi-Oh TCG Collector Tins (Konami), Big League Chew (bubble gum), Yu-Gi-Oh Cybernetic Revolution (card game, Konami), Marvel Nemesis (game, Electronic Arts, 2 pages), Oxy (acne pads, Mentholatum Company), and Every Ten Minutes Dew Sweepstakes (soda, Mountain Dew). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Black & Blue
    Superman
  3. 2. DC in Demand 09.05
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
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