This issue went on sale on time.
Story continued from the previous issue, and continues in the next issue. The Kryptonese text on page 11 is translated as "DO YOU SEE THAT", "A SHADOW", "A SHADOW IN THE SKY", "THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A SHADOW IN THE SKY", "WHAT IS IT".
Dan talks about Joe Straczynski taking over The Brave and the Bold, and the plans to license the Archie superhero characters for it. Ads for Action Comics #869, Action Comics #868, Final Crisis: Revelations #1, and Wonder Woman #23. Appears on page 34 in this issue.
House ads for: Final Crisis (September 2008 checklist), Secret Six, Frank Miller's Absolute Ronin, Trinity, Final Crisis: Revelations (Show No Mercy), and Kingdom Come new edition softcover. Appear in various places in this issue.
Total of 6 one-page ads for: Dinosaur King (video game, Sega), Heck Where the Bad Kids Go (book, Random House Children's Books), Carnival Games (video games, Take Two Interactive Software), Batman Battle Rolls Fruit Roll-Ups (fruit snacks, Betty Crocker), MLB Power Pros (video game, Konami), and Hubba Bubba Glop (gum, Wrigleys). Appear in various places in this issue.