Adventure Comics #2 / 505 [Variant Cover (1 in 10)]
(November 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Elisabeth V. Gehrlein (Editor); Sean Ryan (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Adventure Comics (DC, 2009 series) #2 / 505 [Regular Direct Cover].

Indicia reads: Adventure Comics #2/Adventure Comics #505 (Variant Cover).


[Cover - B] (Table of Contents)

Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Francis Manapul (signed); Clayton Henry (inset)
Inks:
Francis Manapul (signed); Clayton Henry (inset)
Colors:
Brian Buccellato
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Conner Kent]; Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark]; Brainiac; Simon Valentine; Lex Luthor; Martha Kent; Krypto; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad]

Indexer Notes

Incentive cover shipped in 1:10 ratio to standard cover. Cover is an homage to the cover of Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #300. Lightning Lad inset taken from interior story.

The Boy of Steel, Part Two (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns
Pencils:
Francis Manapul
Inks:
Francis Manapul
Colors:
Brian Buccellato
Letters:
Steve Wands

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Conner Kent]; Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Martha Kent; Krypto; Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark]; Simon Valentine; Mr. Janson [Element Lad]; Lori; Jonathan Kent (in photo)
Synopsis:
As Luthor aids Brainiac in recovering Kandor, in exchange for the Earth, Superboy meets with Wonder Girl for the first time since his return.

Indexer Notes

Element Lad's posing as Mr. Janson is revealed in Adventure Comics #8.

Long Live the Legion, Part Two (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns; Michael Shoemaker
Pencils:
Clayton Henry
Inks:
Clayton Henry
Colors:
Brian Reber
Letters:
Sal Cipriano

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Wildfire (cameo); Dawnstar (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo)]; Storm Boy; Lightning Lord
Synopsis:
Lightning Lord summons Lightning Lad and sends him on a quest to find a lost relative.
Reprints:

A Preview of R.E.B.E.L.S. Annual #1: Starro the Conqueror! (Table of Contents)

R.E.B.E.L.S. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Bedard
Pencils:
Kalman Andrasofszky (first page only, uncredited); Karl Moline
Inks:
Kalman Andrasofszky (first page only, uncredited); Mark Pennington
Colors:
? (first page); Jose Villarrubia
Letters:
? (first page); Travis Lanham
Editing:
Brian Cunningham (Editor); Rex Ogle (Assistant Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starro the Conqueror; Astrild Storm-Daughter
Synopsis:
Starro the Conqueror's first meeting with Astrild Storm-Daughter is recounted.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first page previews the cover, while the rest is a preview from one of the chapters in the annual.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Cover - B]
    Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Boy of Steel, Part Two
    Superboy
  3. 2. Long Live the Legion, Part Two
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. A Preview of R.E.B.E.L.S. Annual #1: Starro the Conqueror!
    R.E.B.E.L.S.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Van Dore