Action Comics #6 [Incentive Cover Edition]
(April 2012)

DC, 2011 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2012-02-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
76194130637700621
Editing:
Matt Idelson (editor); Wil Moss (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 2011 series) #6. There exist further variants.

"Rated T Teen."

Retailers were able to purchase as many copies of this variant edition as their lowest-ordered DCU title released during the same week.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rags Morales (signed)
Inks:
Rags Morales (signed)
Colors:
Brad Anderson (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Man; Cosmic Man; Saturn Woman]; Erik Drekken
Reprints:

When Superman Learned to Fly (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Andy Kubert
Inks:
John Dell
Colors:
Brad Anderson
Letters:
Patrick Brosseau

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Kryptonite-Men [K-Man Green; Doctor]; Sisterhood of Abiding Hate; Nimrod the Hunter; Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Woman [also as Saturn Girl]; Lightning Man [also as Lightning Lad]; Cosmic Man [also as Cosmic Boy]]; Erik Drekken; Jonathan Kent (flashback)
Synopsis:
Superman from five years in the future and the adult Legion of Super-Heroes arrive in the early days of Superman's career to recover the kryptonite stolen from the spaceship that brought Superman to Earth. When they discover that the kryptonite is hidden in a tesseract implanted in Superman's brain and is to be auctioned off, the Legionnaires use their time bubble to go back into the immediate past, disguise themselves, and recover the kryptonite to return it to the spaceship.
Reprints:

Last Day (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Chriscross
Inks:
Chriscross
Colors:
Jose Villarrubia
Letters:
Carlos M. Mangual

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Pete Ross; Lana Lang; Mr. Fry
Synopsis:
Clark remembers his time in Smallville as he prepares to head off to college.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. When Superman Learned to Fly
    Superman
  3. 2. Last Day
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes