This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #858 [Direct Market Standard Cover]. There exist further variants.
Second printing cover, colored with a red background, announced on 2007-11-13. The left tip of Superman's cape is different, extending above the logo.
Story continues in the next issue. The Interlac dialog on page 15 is translated as follows: "THERE HE IS." and "TURN YOUR LEGION TRANSLATORS ON."
Dan discusses the Fourth World characters, the Death of the New Gods mini, and mentions the upcoming Fifth World. Ads for Action Comics #859, Countdown Presents: Lord Havok & the Extremists #1, Crime Bible: The Five Lessons #1, and DC Infinite Halloween Special #1. Appears on page 42 in this issue.
House ads for: Green Arrow/Black Canary, Countdown Presents: Lord Havok and the Extremists, Batman; Superman; Wonder Woman; Salvation Run, and Shazam! The Monster Society of Evil hardcover. Appear in various places in this issue.
Total of 3 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: MLB Power Pros (video game, Konami), Get Your Pow (Saturday TV, KidsWB, 2 pages), Top 10 Ways to Tell if your Home has an Energy Hog (advice, Ad Council/7-Eleven), and Wizards of Waverly Place (TV, Disney Channel). Appear in various places in this issue.