(June 2009)

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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2009-04-29
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 is Green Shield Continuity #23. It features the "World Without [S-shield]" promotion on the cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mon-El; The Guardian / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Andrew Robinson (painting, signed)
Inks:
Andrew Robinson (painting, signed)
Colors:
Andrew Robinson (painting, signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper clone]; Mon-El; Steel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The solicitation cover also had Black Lightning on it (to the right of Mon-El), but for some reason he was deleted from the final cover.

Power and Weakness (Table of Contents)

Mon-El; The Guardian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
James Robinson
Pencils:
Renato Guedes
Inks:
José Wilson Magalhães
Colors:
David Curiel
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper clone]; Mon-El; Science Police [Wilcox [Princess Projectra; Sensor Girl]; Foster; Sanderson; Romundi [Car-Vex]; Billi Harper]; Shrapnel; Parasite; General Sam Lane; Blake; The Untouchables; Black Lightning; The Prankster (cameo); John Henry Irons [Steel]; Atlas; Jimmy Olsen; Zachary Zatara; Tellus (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Science Police and Mon-El take down Shrapnel. General Lane is monitoring, and finds out that Mon-El is not Kryptonian. Jimmy consults with Zatara about what he saw in the fight between Atlas and Superman, and Zatara confirms that it was magic. Jim Harper recruits a team from the Science Police for an off the record mission, to rescue Tellus. Mon-El is relieved that he's been able to work effectively as Superman's replacement, but in mid-flight, suddenly loses his powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Last Days Deny Part One (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Chris Batista
Inks:
Dave Meikis
Colors:
Mike Atiyeh
Letters:
Clem Robins
Editing:
Joey Cavalieri; Chris Conroy (Assistant)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Animal Man; Bloodrage
Reprints:

Some of us (a-hem!) older comics fans fondly remember reading the wonderful Sunday funnies of our youth. [April 29, 2009] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Chiarello
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mark tells about the upcoming weekly Wednesday Comics series. 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: Superman: New Krypton Volume 1 hardcover. Appears on page 12 in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 6 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 4 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: The Spirit (DVD, OddLot Entertainment), Dragonball Evolution (video game, Bandai Namco), 2009 Design Scholarship Challenge (graphic design colleges, visualdiner.com, 2 pages), Vampirates Black Heart (book, Little Brown), and abovetheinfluence (Partnership for a Drug-Free America). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mon-El; The Guardian
  2. 1. Power and Weakness
    Mon-El; The Guardian
  3. 2. Last Days Deny Part One
    Animal Man
  4. 3. Some of us (a-hem!) older comics fans fondly remember reading the wonderful Sunday funnies of our youth. [April 29, 2009]
    DC Nation
  5. 4. [House Advertisement]
  6. 5. [Ads]
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