Action Comics #20 [Direct Sales]
(July 2013)

DC, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
2013-05-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
Barcode
761941306377 02011
Editing
Eddie Berganza (group editor); Rickey Purdin (associate)

Issue Notes

Credits acknowledge special thanks to Richard Bonk.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Hybrid Rages! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Matt Banning [as Batt]
Colors
Tomeu Morey (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Hybrid
Reprints

Hybrid, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Andy Diggle; Tony S. Daniel
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Matt Banning [as Batt] (pages 1-14, 19); Tony S. Daniel (pages 15-18, 20)
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Dr. Shay Veritas; The Hybrid (villain); Lex Luthor (villain); Aria (a robot)
Synopsis
Superman wakes up to learn the virus that attacked his hand was rejected by his body. But the virus creates its own body and attacks. Superman and Shay Veritas defeat the Hybrid, but others in Metropolis are infected and also transform. Lex Luthor observes his work and gloats.
Reprints
Keywords
Lexcorp; Metropolis; nanite; red sun; The Block

We Can Be Heroes (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; non-fiction
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]]

The World of Krypton, Part 1: Discovery (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (story); Frank Hannah (dialogue)
Pencils
Philip Tan
Inks
Jonathan Glapion
Colors
Tomeu Morey
Letters
Taylor Esposito
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Anthony Marques (assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jax-Ur; Jor-El; Kra-Hu; Lar; Lara Lor-Van; Zora; Colonel Ekar
Synopsis
In the past on Krypton, young Jor-El makes a remarkable discovery. Meanwhile, Colonel Ekar attacks the Science Council.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton; Science Council; Sea of Banzt; Teklons; Xan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Channel 52 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

May 01, 2013 (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hybrid Rages!
    Superman
  2. 1. Hybrid, Part 2
    Superman
  3. 2. We Can Be Heroes
    Justice League
  4. 3. The World of Krypton, Part 1: Discovery
    Superman
  5. 4. ["An awards show shocker"]
    Channel 52
  6. 5. May 01, 2013
    DC Comics All Access
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