This issue is a variant of Action Comics Annual (DC, 1987 series) #11 [Standard Cover Edition].
Two covers were done for this issue; one featuring the Phantom Zone criminals, and an alternate variant one featuring Superman and the Superman Revenge Squad (10 issues for 1 issue mixture). This issue went on sale twelve weeks from the solicited shipping date of this issue. The upside down logo, issue number, and credits are written in Kryptonese, duplicating the information at the top in English.
Variant cover. For every ten copies of the standard edition, retailers were allowed to order one copy of this variant edition.
Story continued from Action Comics (DC, 1987 series) #851 (August 2007). Seven Kryptonian criminals die.
Profiles of Superman, Supergirl [Kara Zor-El], Krypto, Phantom Zone, Non, General Zod, Ursa, Chris Kent [Lor-Zod], Mon-El, Fort Rozz, Perry White, Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Steve Lombard, Cat Grant, Ron Troupe, and Jimmy Olsen. The Fortress scene has an "key" mapping Kryptonese characters to English letters. Perry's notepad says "Call JJJ", presumably an homage to J. Jonah Jameson of Marvel's Daily Bugle. And Clark Kent has a Batman mug on his desk.
Paul remembers the late Jim Mooney's DC work. Ads for Action Comics #865, Rann/Thanagar: Holy War #1, Salvation Run #7, and The War that Time Forgot #1. Appears on page 66 in this issue.
House ads for: www.johnnydc.com, Scooby Doo, The Batman Strikes, Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st Century, Super Friends, Teen Titans Go!, and Tiny Titans. Appear in various places in this issue.
Total of 3 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: Top 10 Ways to Tell if your Home has an Energy Hog (advice, Ad Council/7-Eleven), Speed Racer the Videogame (video game, WB Games), Laffy Taffy (candy, Wonka), and Ben 10 Alien Force (TV, Cartoon Network). Appear in various places in this issue.