Action Comics #901 [10 for 1 Variant]
(July 2011)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2011-05-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120001990121
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #901 [Direct].

Two covers were initially done for this issue; a regular one featuring Superman and friends with Doomsday, and this variant one featuring Doomsday clones (10 issues for 1 issue mixture).

"Printed by Quad/Graphics, Montreal, QC, Canada. 05/13/11."

This issue is rated T for Teen.


[Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (signed)
Inks:
Norm Rapmund (signed)
Colors:
Andrew Dalhouse
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Doomsday [clones]

Indexer Notes

For every ten copies of the standard edition, retailers were allowed to order one copy of this variant edition. The cover also contains a promo at the top for the Green Lantern movie, in theaters June 17th.

Reign of the Doomsdays Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Cornell
Pencils:
Kenneth Rocafort (pages 1-10, 18-20); Jesus Merino (pages 11-17)
Inks:
Kenneth Rocafort (pages 1-10, 18-20); Jesus Merino (pages 11-17)
Colors:
Brad Anderson
Letters:
Rob Leigh

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman; Doomsday; Doomsday [clones]; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Superboy [Kon-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Cyborg Superman [Hank Henshaw]; Eradicator; Doomslayer; US President Barack Obama (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Martha Kent (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue and continues in the next issue. President Obama is not named in the story, but publicity surrounding the issue from DC did specifically name him.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Variant Cover]
    Superman
  2. 1. Reign of the Doomsdays Part 1
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner