(April 2009)

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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2009-02-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (assistant editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue should be Green Shield Continuity #15 (but isn't marked). It also features the "Origins and Omens" promotion on the cover, shared with other April 2009 titles.


[no title indexed] (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; Jonathan Kent
Reprints:

The Long Goodbye (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
James Robinson
Pencils:
Javier Pina
Inks:
Javier Pina
Colors:
Hi-Fi
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mon-El; Lois Lane; Chris Kent [Lor-Zod] (photo); The Guardian [Jim Harper clone] (cameo); Tellus (cameo, flashback); Riot (cameo, flashback); Atomic Skull (cameo, flashback); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent (cameo, flashback); Krypto (cameo); Steel (cameo); Control [Rachel; Chameleon Boy] (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman and Lois are in the Fortress, as Superman releases Mon-El from the Phantom Zone, as it is being destroyed. But Mon-El is still dying from lead poisoning; Superman has to find a solution now. He zooms to his lab to see what he can think of, when he spots a vial with a Legion symbol on it that says "Mon-El Drink me". Even though Superman has never seen it before, he goes ahead and gives it to Mon-El, who recovers, apparently cured. Later, Superman and Lois discuss the situations, including New Krypton. The Guardian remembers back to meeting Tellus, and decides to do something about it. Superman talks to both his foster mother and Lois about what he has decided to do next: Leave Earth temporarily for New Krypton, both to help the people there and to keep an eye on Zod. He arranges for Mon-El, Steel, the Guardian, and Jimmy Olsen to handle things while he's gone.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Supergirl (DC, 2005 series) #38, and continues in Superman: World of New Krypton (DC, 2009 series) #1.

Origins & Omens (Table of Contents)

Mon-El / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
James Robinson
Pencils:
Pablo Raimondi
Inks:
Pablo Raimondi
Colors:
Hi-Fi
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Mon-El; Scar of Oa; Martha Kent; Sandra; Krypto (cameo); Clark Kent (flashback, cameo); Atlas (cameo); Billi Harper (cameo); Ion [Sodam Yat] (cameo); The Guardian [Jim Harper clone] (cameo); Daxam
Synopsis:
Scar of Oa looks in on Mon-El and his history and future. Mon-El visits Martha Kent, whom he met long ago before the Phantom Zone. He asks for help in blending in on Earth, as Martha helped Clark do that. They kick around a few ideas, and for a name, she suggests one. Later, as Mon-El meets his new neighbor, he introduces himself as Jonathan Kent from London. Scar then sees some future events for Mon-El.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Kryptonese text on page 5 is translated as "SON OF JOR-EL".

["Okay, I have to make this DC Nation a quick one."] [February 25, 2009] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dan Didio
Pencils:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Dan discusses his crazy week in meetings about Blackest Night and Superman for 2009, and shows art from an upcoming Superman issue. Ad for Superman #686. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[House Advertisement] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for: Batman: Battle for the Cowl. Appears on the tops of pages 18 and 19 in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 9 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 9 one-page ads for: Halo Wars (video game, Microsoft Game Studios), got milk? with Chris Brown (milk, America's Milk Processors), Midtown Comics (comic store), abovetheinfluence (Partnership for a Drug-Free America), Dragonball Z Season Eight/Super Android 13/Dragon Ball GT Season Two (DVD, Funimation Entertainment), Superman/Batman Heroes United (cell phone game, glu), WonderCon (comic convention, Comic Con International), Tom Clancy's H-A-W-X (video game, Ubisoft), and Coraline The Game (video game, D3Publisher). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Long Goodbye
    Superman
  3. 2. Origins & Omens
    Mon-El
  4. 3. ["Okay, I have to make this DC Nation a quick one."] [February 25, 2009]
    DC Nation
  5. 4. [House Advertisement]
  6. 5. [Ads]
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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