Action Comics #9 [Combo Pack]
(July 2012)

DC, 2011 Series
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Price:
4.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
2012-05-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [peel]
Barcode:
76194130637700941
Editing:
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (associate)
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) #9. There exist further variants.

Copyright © 2012 DC Comics.
Combo pack is polybagged with redemption code for digital download of the issue.


This Looks Like a Job for Superman... ...of Earth 23! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Ha
Inks:
Gene Ha
Colors:
Art Lyon
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [President Calvin Ellis; Kalel] (Earth-23)

The Curse of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Gene Ha
Inks:
Gene Ha
Colors:
Art Lyon
Letters:
Pat Brosseau [as Patrick Brosseau]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [President Calvin Ellis; Kalel] (Earth-23, origin); Brainiac (Earth-23, a computer); Justice League [Batman (Earth-23); Cyborg (Earth-23); Green Lantern (Earth-23); Vixen (Earth-23); Wonder Woman [Nubia] (Earth-23)]; Courtney (Earth-23); Jorel (Earth-23); Lara (Earth-23); Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor (Earth-23, villain)
Keywords:
Earth-23; Krypton

["Rookie patrolman Mike Cartwright has been pushing his luck"] (Table of Contents)

American Ninja Warrior / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Brian Clay Moore [as B. Clay Moore]
Pencils:
Mike Bowden
Inks:
Mike Bowden
Colors:
Rex Lokus
Letters:
Wes Abbott

Genre:
sports; superhero
Characters:
Mike Cartwright; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana]

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of a strip advertising the American Ninja Warrior series on channel G4.

We Can Be Heroes (Table of Contents)

Justice League / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; superhero
Characters:
Justice League [Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Wonder Woman [Diana]]

Executive Power (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sholly Fisch
Pencils:
Cully Hamner
Inks:
Cully Hamner
Colors:
Dave McCaig
Letters:
Carlos M. Mangual

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [President Calvin Ellis; Kalel] (Earth-23); Courtney (Earth-23); Dr. John Henry Irons (Earth-23); General Heywood (Earth-23); Tom (Earth-23); Vicki (Earth-23); Wonder Woman [Nubia] (Earth-23); President Harrat (Earth-23)

The Second Wave of DC Comics - The New 52 Starts Now (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ivan Reis; George Pérez; Jim Lee; ?
Inks:
Joe Prado; George Pérez; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the Second Wave of DC Comics - Earth 2 #1, Worlds' Finest #1, Batman, Incorporated #1, G.I. Combat #1, The Ravagers #1 and Dial H for Hero #1.
Cover previews for Action Comics #10, Earth 2 #1, Superboy #10, Supergirl #10, Superman #10 and Worlds' Finest #1.

May 02, 2012 (Table of Contents)

DC Comics All Access / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ian Sattler
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ian Sattler talks about the launch of the new Vertigo App. He also talks about four new series from Vertigo - Fairest, Saucer Country, Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child and The New Deadwardians.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. This Looks Like a Job for Superman... ...of Earth 23!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Curse of Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Rookie patrolman Mike Cartwright has been pushing his luck"]
    American Ninja Warrior
  4. 3. We Can Be Heroes
    Justice League
  5. 4. Executive Power
    Superman
  6. 5. The Second Wave of DC Comics - The New 52 Starts Now
    Superman
  7. 6. May 02, 2012
    DC Comics All Access
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