(February 2011)

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Price:
4.99 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
2010-12-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue went on sale on time. "Printed by Quad/Graphics, Montreal, QC, Canada. 11/24/10."


Lex Luthor's New Boss: Darkseid! (Table of Contents)

Young Lex Luthor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ethan Van Sciver (signed)
Inks:
Ethan Van Sciver (signed)
Colors:
Hi-Fi
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Darkseid
Reprints:

Father Box (Table of Contents)

Young Lex Luthor / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Cornell
Pencils:
Marco Rudy
Inks:
Marco Rudy
Colors:
Val Staples
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Perry White; Ty; Bruno Mannheim; Darkseid; Desaad; Mokkari; Simyan; Kalibak; Laura (cameo); Granny Goodness (cameo); Female Furies [Stompa; Lashina; Big Barda; Mad Harriet; Bernadeth] (cameo); Robot Lois Lane [RoboLois] (cameo); Apokolips; Scientwister; Father Box
Synopsis:
Newly arrived in Metropolis, Luthor starts working with Bruno Mannheim at his club with an undercover Perry White. He discovers a portal to Apokolips, works for Darkseid for six weeks, but then tries to kill him and rule himself. Darkseid lets him escape back to Earth, seeing him as a tool there in Metropolis, but foreshadows a bigger future taking a "bait set by a god."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is set "many years ago," with the last page being set in the present.

A Father's Box (Table of Contents)

Young Lex Luthor / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Cornell
Pencils:
Ed Benes
Inks:
Ed Benes
Colors:
Jason Wright
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Ra's Al Ghul; Talia Al Ghul (cameo); Lazarus Pit
Synopsis:
Young Luthor becomes an apprentice for six months to Ra's Al Ghul, but betrays him. He is killed for that, but resurrected in a Lazarus Pit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is set "not so many years ago." This story is told in narrative form.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lex Luthor's New Boss: Darkseid!
    Young Lex Luthor
  2. 1. Father Box
    Young Lex Luthor
  3. 2. A Father's Box
    Young Lex Luthor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Allen Ross