(October 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Elisabeth V. Gehrlein (Editor); Sean Ryan (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia reads: Adventure Comics #1/Adventure Comics #504 (Variant Cover).


[Cover - A] (Table of Contents)

Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Francis Manapul (signed); Clayton Henry (inset)
Inks:
Francis Manapul (signed); Clayton Henry (inset)
Colors:
Brian Buccellato
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Conner Kent]; Superman; Lex Luthor; Starman [Thom Kallor] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Starman inset taken from interior story.

The Boy of Steel, Part One (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns
Pencils:
Francis Manapul
Inks:
Francis Manapul
Colors:
Brian Buccellato
Letters:
Steve Wands

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Conner Kent]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang (flashback); Pete Ross (flashback); Mr. Janson [Element Lad]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy] (flashback); Kid Flash [Bart Allen]; Simon Valentine; Tellus
Synopsis:
Conner settles into his new life, following in the footsteps of Superman -- living with Ma Kent, going to Smallville High, joining a team of super-heroes, and helping anyone who needs help -- but he worries that he will also follow the path of his other "father."

Indexer Notes

Element Lad's posing as Mr. Janson is revealed in Adventure Comics #8.

Long Live the Legion, Part One (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns
Pencils:
Clayton Henry
Inks:
Clayton Henry
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superman [also as Superboy]; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Duplicate Damsel [also as Triplicate Girl]; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Night Girl; Shadow Lass; Colossal Boy; Chameleon Girl; Shrinking Violet; Ultra Boy; Bouncing Boy; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Timber Wolf; Lightning Lass; Sun Boy; Polar Boy; Dawnstar; Wildfire; Starman [Thom Kallor]; Tellus; Element Lad; Dream Girl; Blok; XS]; Martha Kent (flashback cameo); Jonathan Kent (flashback cameo); Krypto; R. J. Brande (flashback cameo); Superboy [Conner Kent]; Despero; Morgan Edge
Synopsis:
Though the Legion has almost fully re-formed in the future, Starman and Tellus remain in the present, where Starman begs Tellus to help him fulfill R. J. Brande's final request so he can be reunited with his one true love, Dream Girl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The identifications of Shadow Lass and Night Girl are switched. Invisible Kid does not actually appear, but is identified, so presumably he was there, but invisible. An unidentified Legionnaire is previewed becoming a Green Lantern.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Cover - A]
    Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Boy of Steel, Part One
    Superboy
  3. 2. Long Live the Legion, Part One
    Legion of Super-Heroes
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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