(Early October 2007)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.65 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2007-08-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120001985311
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Nachie Castro (associate)
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

This issue went on sale on time. This issue is labeled as a Countdown Tie-in.


["You can't defeat the Kryptonite Man!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brad Walker (signed)
Inks:
John Livesay [as Liv] (signed)
Colors:
Pete Pantazis
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Kryptonite Man [Dr. K. Russell Abernathy]; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

3-2-1 Action! Part 2 The Signal (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
Brad Walker
Inks:
John Livesay
Colors:
Pete Pantazis; Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Kryptonite Man [Dr. K. Russell Abernathy]; K-Monkey; Exomorphic Man (cameo); Robin [Tim Drake] (cameo); Wonder Woman (cameo); Lois Lane; Gina (cameo); Gordan (cameo); Perry White (cameo); Dr. Cyber (cameo); Atomic Skull (cameo); Tobias Whale (cameo); Calculator (cameo); Krypto (cameo); The √únternet (intro)
Synopsis:
The lab monkey from the tests that created the Kryptonite Man is on the loose, and finds the Kryptonite Man, helping him escape. Jimmy has become a hero, Mr. Action, and debates what to do next. Kryptonite Man takes over Rydertech's labs. Jimmy finds out about it, and as Mr. Action attacks, but is defeated. Superman tracks them down, but is overcome also. As he is tied up in the back, Jimmy doesn't know that Superman's there, and constructs another hypersonic signal device. The signal is answered by Krypto.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Signal Watch

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue and from Countdown (DC, 2007 series) #39, and continues in the next issue. The monkey (which appears to be really an ape) is unnamed, but in a Q&A session on Superman Homepage Kurt says that he calls him K-Monkey.

DC Nation 72 [August 1, 2007] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Fred Haynes

Indexer Notes

Fred goes over what his department does, troubleshooting all the artwork and text just before printing. Ads for Action Comics #854, The All-New Atom #14, Countdown #39, and Metal Men #1. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 9 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

House ads for: Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st Century, The Batman Strikes, Countdown to Adventure, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Teen Titans Go!, Green Arrow/Black Canary Wedding Special, and www.johnnydc.com. Appear in various places in the issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 3 one-page ads for: Top 10 Ways to Tell if your Home has an Energy Hog (advice, Ad Council/7-Eleven), Yogos Bits (fruit snacks, Kellogg's), and Chaotic (card game, Chaotic USA). Appear in various places in the issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You can't defeat the Kryptonite Man!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. 3-2-1 Action! Part 2 The Signal
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  3. 2. DC Nation 72 [August 1, 2007]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
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