Superman #701 [75th Anniversary Variant Cover]
(September 2010)

DC, 2006 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2010-07-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194120003370121
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (assistant editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Superman (DC, 2006 series) #701 [Direct].

"Printed by World Color Press, Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada. 07/07/10."

Two covers were done for this issue; one featuring Superman walking, and this alternate one featuring Superman flying (25 issues for 1 issue mixture).


[75th Anniversary Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Cassaday (signed)
Inks:
John Cassaday (signed)
Colors:
Alex Sinclair
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

For every 25 copies of the standard edition, retailers were allowed to order one copy of this variant edition. This is an homage to the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #1 by Joe Shuster, and is credited as "after JOE SHUSTER" on the inside. This is in honor of DC Comics 75th anniversary.

Grounded Part One (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Michael Straczynski
Pencils:
Eddy Barrows
Inks:
J. P. Mayer
Colors:
Rod Reis
Letters:
John J. Hill

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy; Rose [waitress]; Charlie; Felicity Rose [jumper]; Philadelphia
Synopsis:
Superman starts walking across the country, visiting Philadelphia PA first, followed by reporters who question him. He helps a guy with car problems, eats in a diner, rousts drug dealers, helps a man having heart problems, talks down a suicidal jumper, and defines what a hero is.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue, and continues in the next issue.

Hello DC Nation! [July 14, 2010] (Table of Contents)

DC Nation / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fletcher Chu-Fong
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fletch shares the schedule of the DC panels at the 2010 San Diego ComicCon International. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ads for: Wonder Woman, Batman: Arkham Asylum Series 1 action figures, and Brightest Day checklist Part 2. Appear in various places in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Total of 7 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: Batman: Arkham Asylum (video game, Square Enix), Splat (hair color, Splat), abovetheinfluence (Partnership for a Drug-Free America, two different ads), Sin & Punishment: Star Successor (video game, Nintendo/TREASURE, 2 pages), Keeping it Fresh (mini breath strips, Colgate), React (gum, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company), and got milk? with Albert Pujos (milk, America's Milk Processors). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [75th Anniversary Variant Cover]
    Superman
  2. 1. Grounded Part One
    Superman
  3. 2. Hello DC Nation! [July 14, 2010]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Allen Ross