(September 2010)

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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2010-07-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (assistant editor)
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 went on sale on time. "Printed by World Color Press, Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada. 07/21/10."


Horror Awaits in Luthor's Lab! (Table of Contents)

Lex Luthor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Finch (signed)
Inks:
Matt Banning [as Batt] (signed)
Colors:
Peter Steigerwald (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Super-Frankenstein's Monster
Keywords:
bondage; mad scientists

The Black Ring Part Two (Table of Contents)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Cornell
Pencils:
Pete Woods; Carlos Alberto Fernandez Urbano [as Cafu]
Inks:
Pete Woods; Javier BergantiƱo [as BIT]
Colors:
Brad Anderson
Letters:
Rob Leigh

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Og (dream); Mister Mind; Robot Lois Lane [RoboLois]; Big Blue (dream); Deathstroke (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lex is forced to dream various scenarios by Mister Mind: A caveman bringing fire to his people, Dr. Frankenstein, a western sheriff, and Super-Lex. But Lex is able to fashion the dreams himself, and eventually is able to take control and kick Mister Mind off of the building's roof. Despite not knowing who is behind Mister Mind, Luthor continues his quest for the Black Lantern ring energy, and hires a guide to the first location.

Indexer Notes

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

The credits are done with caveman prefixes: cro-magnon writer, prehistoric pencillers, immemorial inkers, primeval colorist, antediluvian letter, olden cover artists, aboriginal asst. editor, and superannuated editor.

Sometimes the Light Reveals the Darkest Secrets (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks:
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors:
Rod Reis (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Teaser house ad for Brightest Day. Appears on pages 12 and 13 in this issue.

Last Will (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern Emerald Warriors / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter J. Tomasi
Pencils:
Lee Bermejo; Fernando Pasarin
Inks:
Lee Bermejo; Cam Smith
Colors:
Randy Mayor
Letters:
Steve Wands
Editing:
Adam Schlagman

Characters:
Green Lantern [Guy Gardner]; Green Lantern [Kilowog]
Reprints:

Hey, DC Nation! [July 28, 2010] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ian Sattler
Pencils:
J. H. Williams III
Inks:
J. H. Williams III
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ian previews an image of an unknown woman for an unrevealed series (at the time, later revealed to be Batwoman #1). Appears on page 42 in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Total of 3 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: Despicable Me The Books (books, Little, Brown and Company), Our Cover... or Yours? - Hero Factory (2 pages, sweepstakes, Lego), Big Problems call for Big Solutions: Hero Factory (toys, Lego), and Unnatural History (TV, Cartoon Network). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Horror Awaits in Luthor's Lab!
    Lex Luthor
  2. 1. The Black Ring Part Two
    Lex Luthor
  3. 2. Sometimes the Light Reveals the Darkest Secrets
  4. 3. Last Will
    Green Lantern Emerald Warriors
  5. 4. Hey, DC Nation! [July 28, 2010]
    DC Nation
  6. 5. [Ads]
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