([April] 2008)

DC, 2008 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
14.99 USD; 16.99 CAD
Pages:
164
On-sale date:
2008-04-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-1680-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401216801 51499
Editing:
Bob Harras (collection editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; glossy interior
Binding:
softcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

3-2-1 Action! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Jimmy Olsen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Rude (painted) (signed)
Inks:
Steve Rude (painted) (signed)
Colors:
Steve Rude (painted) (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jesus Merino (signed)
Inks:
Jesus Merino (signed)
Colors:
Jeromy Cox (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Jimmy (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
Rick Leonardi
Inks:
Ande Parks
Colors:
Pete Pantazis
Letters:
Comicraft

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (flashback); Jimmy Olsen (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Perry White (flashback); The 10 (predecessor to The 100) (intro, flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Barry Giardelli (flashback); Mr. Olsen (photo); Dr. Sarah Olsen (Jimmy's mother) (photo); Tess Haslip (flashback, dies); Monte McGraw (flashback); Monte's gang [including Ronson; Henny; Burford] (flashback); Rannian Xuri-cannons
Synopsis:
Set "years ago", young Jimmy Olsen is selling extra newspapers on the street. The "10" is operating in Metropolis, and have killed Jimmy's guardian, his neighbor Tess Haslip. She had accounting books that they want. The 10 is after Jimmy thinking he may know where the books are, so he's been living in the Planet's basement to hide. They find him and kidnap him. Superman tracks them, but they trap him. Jimmy frees him, and they clean up the gang. Jimmy is hired as a copy boy at the Planet, and becomes Superman's pal.
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Indexer Notes

"Fort Bridwell" is an homage to former Superman writer/editor E. Nelson Bridwell. "Kurtiswana" is an homage to former Superman penciller Curt Swan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
cameras; heat vision; photography

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

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
Brad Walker
Inks:
John Livesay
Colors:
Tonya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters:
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Killer Croc (flashback, cameo); Perry White (cameo); Kryptonite Man [Dr. K. Russell Abernathy]; Dalton Sanders; Jenet Klyburn (cameo); Rance Howard (cameo); David Igawa (cameo); Clan MacHinery AKA The Rude Mechanicals (flashback)
Synopsis:
Jimmy remembers the origins of his signal watch.
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Keywords:
Signal Watch

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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.
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Keywords:
Signal Watch

Indexer Notes

The monkey (which appears to be really an ape) is unnamed, but in a Q&A session on Superman Homepage Kurt Busiek says that he calls him K-Monkey.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; K-Monkey; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
giant apes; green kryptonite

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

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

Script:
Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
Brad Walker
Inks:
John Livesay
Colors:
Tanya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters:
Travis Lanham

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Kryptonite Man [Dr. K. Russell Abernathy]; Krypto; K-Monkey; Jenet Klyburn (cameo); Murphy (cameo); Gina (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jimmy and Krypto battle the kryptonite monkey.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The monkey (which appears to be really an ape) is unnamed, but in a Q&A session on Superman Homepage Kurt Busiek says that he calls him K-Monkey.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Rude (painted)
Inks:
Steve Rude (painted)
Colors:
Steve Rude (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Guardian; Dubbilex
Reprints:

The American Evolution (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 56 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
Steve Rude
Inks:
Bill Reinhold
Colors:
Lee Loughridge
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bernie Sobel; Lois Lane; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Simyan; Mokkari; Guardian [Jim Harper] (clone, origin); Dubbilex; Darkseid; Morgan Edge; Octopod
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Keywords:
Daily Planet; Whiz Wagon
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. 3-2-1 Action!
    Superman; Jimmy Olsen
  2. 1. Introduction
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  4. 3. Jimmy
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  6. 5. 3-2-1 Action! Part 1 Choices
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  8. 7. 3-2-1 Action! Part 2 The Signal
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  10. 9. 3-2-1 Action! Part 3 Pal
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. The American Evolution
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
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