Adventure Comics #4 / 507 [Variant Cover (1 in 10)]
(January 2010)

DC, 2009 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
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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) #4 / 507 [Regular Direct Cover].

Indicia reads: Adventure Comics #4/Adventure Comics #507 (Variant Cover).


[Cover - B] (Table of Contents)

Superboy-Prime; 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-Prime; Black Lantern Alexander Luthor; Legion of Super-Heroes [Wildfire; Dawnstar; Brainiac 5; Black Witch [also as White Witch]; Blok]

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. Blok inset taken from interior story. Cover bannered as part of the “Blackest Night” event.

He Primed Me, Part One: Spoiler Alert (Table of Contents)

Superboy-Prime / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoff Johns; Sterling Gates
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Brian Buccellato
Letters:
Steve Wands

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy Prime; Black Lantern Alexander Luthor; Black Lantern Ballistic; Black Lantern Bushido; Black Lantern Charaxes; Black Lantern Element Lad; Black Lantern Geist; Black Lantern Major Disaster; Black Lantern Nightblade; Black Lantern Razorsharp; Black Lantern Sun Boy; Legion of Super-Heroes (of Earth-Prime) [Lightning Lad; Chameleon; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl]; Jerry Kent; Naomi Kent; Alexander Luthor (flashback); Superman (of Earth-2) (flashback); Lois Lane (of Earth-2) (flashback); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Robin [Jason Todd] (flashback); Superman (flashback); Doomsday (flashback); Bane (flashback); Parallax (flashback); Wonder Woman [Diana] (flashback); Wonder Woman [Artemis] (flashback); Flash [Walter West] (flashback); Captain Boomerang (flashback); Pantha (flashback); Superboy [Conner Kent] (flashback); Joker (flashback); Lex Luthor (flashback); Black Lantern The Thinker (cameo); Black Lantern Doctor Light (cameo); Black Lantern Psycho Pirate (cameo)
Synopsis:
After reading Adventure Comics #4, Superboy-Prime rushes to his comic book store to find out what happens to him in #5. But while searching the internet there, he is attacked by Black Lantern Alexander Luthor, who brings with him Black Lanterns inhabiting the bodies of people Superboy-Prime killed.

Indexer Notes

Batman, Cyborg Superman, Atom-Smasher, Flash, Booster Gold, Robin, Aquaman, Bizarro, Wonder Woman, Hawkman, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), Sinestro, Flash (Barry Allen), Mary Marvel, and others appear on pieces from Superboy-Prime’s collection and in the comic book store. Superboy-Prime’s father’s name is spelled variously Jerry or Jerri. There is no explanation for why Legion corpses should exist in the 21st century.

Long Live the Legion, Part Four: Star Crossed (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11 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 [Blok; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Dawnstar; Wildfire; Black Witch [also as White Witch]]
Synopsis:
Wildfire and Dawnstar accompany Blok to Sorcerer’s World to check on Mysa who has taken on Mordru’s power and is now the Black Witch.

Indexer Notes

The wall behind the Black Witch appears to have the heads of Blue Devil, Kid Devil, the Green Lantern Torquemada, Raven, Green Lantern Alan Scott, and Zatanna.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Cover - B]
    Superboy-Prime; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. He Primed Me, Part One: Spoiler Alert
    Superboy-Prime
  3. 2. Long Live the Legion, Part Four: Star Crossed
    Legion of Super-Heroes
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