Action Comics #860 [Direct]
(February 2008)

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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.65 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2007-12-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120001986011
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 has variants.

Two covers were done for this issue; one featuring the Justice League, and an alternate one featuring Superman and Polar Boy (10 issues for 1 issue mixture).


Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Part Three (Table of Contents)

Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gary Frank (signed)
Inks:
Gary Frank (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Justice League [Earth-Man [Absorbancy Boy]; Spider-Girl; Tusker; Golden Boy; Radiation Roy; Storm Boy]
Reprints:

Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Chapter 3: Lightning and Shadows (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns
Pencils:
Gary Frank
Inks:
Jon Sibal
Colors:
Dave McCaig
Letters:
Rob Leigh

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Colossal Boy; Dawnstar; Wildfire; Polar Boy; Shadow Lass; Night Girl; Lightning Lass; Timber Wolf; Brainiac 5 (cameo); Justice League [Earth-Man [Absorbancy Boy]; Spider-Girl; Tusker; Golden Boy; Storm Boy; Radiation Roy]
Synopsis:
In the 31st century, Earth-Man and his Justice League discover that Superman has returned. Superman and his colleagues attack an alien holding camp, trying to find Brainac 5. Dawnstar discovers that Brainy has teleported back to Colu. They free Polar Boy, and escape to their underground headquarters. They send off-planet the other aliens they rescued, but Earth-Man, using Saturn Girl's stolen powers, tracks them, and he and the Justice League attack. Superman's team is placed in a shuttle for Colu, but are captured by the intelligence collection of Colu, led by Brainiac 5.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alien Holding Camp 6736; Colu (planet); statue of Batman; statue of Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue, and continues in the next issue.

DC Nation 93 [December 26, 2007] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jann Jones

Indexer Notes

Jann wishes us the "Happiest of Holidays", illustrated with panels from Countdown #18. Ads for Action Comics #861, Countdown #18, Death of the New Gods #4, and Green Lantern #26. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

House ads for: Wonder Woman, Teen Titans Year One, Tales of the Batman hardcover, Superman, and Batman. Appear in various places in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 7 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 7 one-page ads for: Nights Journey of Dreams (video game, Sega), Viva Pinata Party Animals (video game, Krome Studios), Crash of the Titans (video game, Sierra Entertainment), Rescuing Recess (volunteer opportunity, Cartoon Network), DC Holiday Gaming Showcase (video games), Dino Squad (TV, CBS), and Buzz Junior Jungle Party (video game, Sony Computer Entertainment). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Part Three
    Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Chapter 3: Lightning and Shadows
    Superman
  3. 2. DC Nation 93 [December 26, 2007]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
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