(August 2008)

DC, 2006 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2008-06-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120003367711
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Tom Palmer Jr. (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Two covers were done for this issue; one featuring Superman and the Daily Planet globe by Ross, and an alternate one featuring Superman and Atlas' leg and arm by Guedes (10 issues for 1 issue mixture).


In the Shadow of Atlas (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks:
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors:
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This cover is an homage to the traditional pose of Atlas lifting the Earth. In the story, Atlas (not Superman) reenacts that pose.

The Coming of Atlas Part 1 The World on His Shoulders (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
James Robinson
Pencils:
Renato Guedes
Inks:
Jose Wilson MagalhaƩs
Colors:
Hi-Fi
Letters:
Rob Leigh

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Krypto; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Science Police [Travis DuBarry; Adam McCafferty; Carol Dash; Jake Grimaldi; Clare Madison]; Atlas (post-Crisis intro)
Synopsis:
Superman and Green Lantern discuss life while playing fetch with Krypto in space. A giant creature invades Metropolis, and the Science Police try to stop it. It is finally brought down by a new meta-human named Atlas, who demands to see Superman. The Science Police also try to stop him, to no avail. Superman finally notices the ruckus, and arrives to confront Atlas.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue. This version of Atlas was designed by Jack Kirby, and only appeared once before in 1st Issue Special (DC, 1975 series) #1 (April 1975).

#119 [June 25, 2008] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[Ads] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 9 pages (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. In the Shadow of Atlas
    Superman
  2. 1. The Coming of Atlas Part 1 The World on His Shoulders
    Superman
  3. 2. #119 [June 25, 2008]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Dwayne Best
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Allen Ross