Superman #704 [Direct]
(December 2010)

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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2010-10-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120003370411
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 has variants.

This went on sale two weeks after the solicited date and with different content. "Printed by Quad/Graphics, Montreal, QC, Canada. 10/20/10."

Two covers were done for this issue; this one featuring Superman with a happy family in front of a picket fence, and an alternate one featuring Superman flying over a crowd with Lois taking notes (10 issues for 1 issue mixture).

This issue was originally solicited with the content that ended up in issue 705. The change was announced in a press release dated 2010-09-17.


The Road Not Taken (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Cassaday (signed)
Inks:
John Cassaday (signed)
Colors:
David Baron (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman; Brian; Huong; Justin

The Road Least Traveled - A Grounded Interlude (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
G. Willow Wilson
Pencils:
Leandro Oliveira
Inks:
Walden Wong
Colors:
Rod Reis
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Brian; Huong; Justin; Ahn; Rushmark, Indiana
Synopsis:
Superman's walk is taking him to the town where Lois went to college. She's already there, preparing for Superman's arrival, when she happens to meet her old boyfriend and his son. He invites her to his home to meet the rest of his family. Lois sees what it's like to have a normal family, and wonders if she is missing something. After she leaves, Superman arrives and assures her that she is needed, and that she keeps him connected to humanity.

Indexer Notes

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

This is Happening Right Now! [October 27, 2010] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ian Sattler
Pencils:
Pete Woods
Inks:
Pete Woods
Colors:
Brad Anderson
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ian Sattler shows a page from Action Comics #894 featuring Lex Luthor and Death. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 9 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ads for: Superman: Earth One, Justice Society of America #44, Brightest Day, Batman the Dark Knight, Batman Incorporated, Batman, Batwoman #0, Detective Comics, and Superboy. Appear in various places in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Total of 3 one-page ads for: DC Super Heroes the Ultimate Pop-Up Book (book, Little, Brown and Company), Prism 5 (gum, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company), and Luther (TV mini-series, BBC America). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Road Not Taken
    Superman
  2. 1. The Road Least Traveled - A Grounded Interlude
    Superman
  3. 2. This is Happening Right Now! [October 27, 2010]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
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