(April 2010)

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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2010-02-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (Assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is Red Shield Continuity #27, and went on sale on time. "Printed by World Color Press, Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada. 02/03/10." It also features "World Against [S-shield]" promotion on the cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nightwing and Flamebird / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carlos Alberto Fernandez Urbano [as CAFU] (signed)
Inks:
Carlos Alberto Fernandez Urbano [as CAFU] (signed)
Colors:
Santiago Arcas (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Chris Kent]; Flamebird [Thara Ak-Var]; Rao; Captain Atom (headshot)
Keywords:
heat vision

Divine Spark Part 4 (Table of Contents)

Nightwing and Flamebird; Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Greg Rucka; Eric Trautmann
Pencils:
Pere Pérez (pages 1-4, 15-22); Fernando Dagnino (pages 5-14)
Inks:
Pere Pérez (pages 1-4, 15-22); Fernando Dagnino (pages 5-14)
Colors:
Javier Mena
Letters:
Rob Leigh

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightwing [Chris Kent]; Flamebird [Thara Ak-Var]; Rao (flashback); The Flamebird (flashback); Vohc (flashback); The Nightwing (flashback); Jax-Ur; Gazzi (cameo, death); Wazir (cameo, death); Kellie (cameo, death); Jerome (cameo, death)
Synopsis:
Chris uses a Sunstone crystal called The Book of Rao to experience the history of Rao, Vohc, The Flamebird, and The Nightwing. That night, Jax-Ur talks with Flamebird, inviting them to his lab, but it's a trap.
Keywords:
The Book of Rao

Indexer Notes

Story continued from last and continues in the next issue. There is Kryptonese dialog in this issue, but it is all translated into English.

Chapter Eight (Table of Contents)

Captain Atom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
James Robinson
Pencils:
Carlos Alberto Fernandez Urbano [as CAFU]
Inks:
Javier Bergantiño [as BIT]
Colors:
Santiago Arcas
Letters:
Rob Leigh

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; ShadowPact [Detective Chimp; Ragman; Enchantress; Blue Devil]; Justice League of America [Mon-El; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Cyborg]; Demon (cameo); Nightshade (cameo); Nightmaster (cameo); Amethyst (cameo); Quisp [Qwsp] (cameo); The Great Ten [The Socialist Red Guardsman; August General in Iron; Ghost Fox Killer] (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Shadow Pact identify Mirabai's world as Sorcerer's World, and help Captain Atom get there via a path through China, the Himalayas, and Skartaris.
Keywords:
Skartaris; Sorcerer's World

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue and continues in the next issue.

First Wave Special Sneak Preview (Table of Contents)

First Wave / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Azzarello
Pencils:
J. G. Jones; Rags Morales
Inks:
J. G. Jones; Rags Morales
Colors:
J. G. Jones (page 1)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Doc Savage [Clark Savage, Jr.]; Monk; Ham; Renny; Spirit [Denny Colt]; Commissioner Eustace Dolan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previews the upcoming series on sale in March.

[February 10, 2010] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ian Sattler

Indexer Notes

Ian thanks Mike Marts for sharing all of the covers of Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne (in black and white). Appears on page 42 in this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

House ads for: Blackest Night (checklist part 3), and Absolute Green Lantern: Rebirth. Appear in various places in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 5 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 5 one-page ads for: Lunch Lady (books, Alfred A. Knopf), Emerald City Comicon (comic convention), Wondercon (comic convention, San Diego Comic Con International), Vincent Shadow Toy Inventor (book, Little, Brown and Company), and Glory of Heracles (video game, Nintendo). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nightwing and Flamebird
  2. 1. Divine Spark Part 4
    Nightwing and Flamebird; Superman
  3. 2. Chapter Eight
    Captain Atom
  4. 3. First Wave Special Sneak Preview
    First Wave
  5. 4. [February 10, 2010]
    DC Nation
  6. 5. [House Advertisements]
  7. 6. [Ads]
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  • Jim Van Dore
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