Superman - Action Comics #5 - What Lies Beneath
([August] 2015)

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Volume
5
Price
14.99 USD; 17.99 CAD
Pages
164
On-sale Date
2015-06-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-5488-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401254889 51499
Editing
Robin Wildman; Eddie Berganza (original editor) Mike Cotton (original editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
Wil Quintana
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (painted)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (painted)
Colors
Lee Bermejo (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Bermejo (painted)
Inks
Lee Bermejo (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints

Superman Secret Origins (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Pak
Pencils
Lee Weeks
Inks
Sandra Hope; Lee Weeks
Colors
Dave McCaig
Letters
John J. Hill
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Superman group editor); Anthony Marques (assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Jor-El; Lara; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lois Lane (unnamed cameo); Jimmy Olsen (unnamed cameo)
Reprints

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

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
Wil Quintana

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints
Keywords
Zero Year

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints
Keywords
Zero Year

Stormbreaker (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Pak
Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
Arif Prianto
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Bob; Lana Lang; The Supremacists (villains)
Synopsis
A young Superman decides to test his limits by trying to stop a hurricane headed in to Gotham City. He fails to stop the storm but saves Lana Lang along the way.
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Keywords
Gotham City; Metropolis; Smallville; sonic cannon; Zero Year

Lunch Break (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Pak
Pencils
Scott McDaniel (pages 1-5); Aaron Kuder (page 6)
Inks
Scott McDaniel (pages 1-5); Aaron Kuder (page 6)
Colors
Dan Brown
Letters
Carlos M. Mangual

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent [Superman; Kal-El]; Lana Lang; Sanchez
Synopsis
Clark Kent is helping people on his lunch break, while the drilling rig that Lana Lang works on uncovers something strange.
Reprints
Keywords
Metropolis; Venezuela

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder (signed)
Inks
Aaron Kuder (signed)
Colors
Wil Quintana

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder (signed)
Inks
Aaron Kuder (signed)

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

Monster (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Pak
Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
June Chung
Letters
? [as DC Lettering]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Aurelio; Ghost Soldier [Lt. Sawyer]; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Lana Lang; Sanchez
Synopsis
Superman battles a monster from underground to save Lana Lang. But he realizes the monster is just wanting to play. Then the Ghost Soldier attacks. Superman is able to evade the Ghost Soldier long enough to take the monster to his Fortress for safety. But then the monster transforms - into a boy?
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Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Smallville; Venezuela

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
June Chung

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder

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

Underworld (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Pak
Pencils
R. B. Silva (pages 1-3); Mike Hawthorne (pages 4-8); Aaron Kuder (pages 9-22)
Inks
Ray McCarthy (pages 1-3); Mike Hawthorne (pages 4-8); Aaron Kuder (pages 9-22)
Colors
Eva De La Cruz (pages 1-3); Dan Brown (pages 4-22)
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Baka; Ghost Soldier; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Lana Lang; Martha Kent (flashback); Queen Kokya; Ukur
Synopsis
Superman tries to get to know the boy named Baka. Lana goes into the hole Baka came from to investigate, Ghost Soldier following in secret. Monsters attack, and Superman and Baka rescue Lana from them, but Ukur shows up and informs Superman and Lana that he and his monsters protect the world from evils of the Earth's underworld.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Imperial Subterranea; Smallville; Venezuela

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
Wil Quintana

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder

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

What Lies Beneath (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Pak
Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
Wil Quintana
Letters
DC Lettering

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Baka; Ghost Soldier [Leonard Sawyer]; Lana Lang; Queen Kokya; Ukur
Synopsis
Superman and Lana meet Queen Kokya of Subterranea. Ghost Soldier is following. The three team up when they learn the Subterraneans are killing cute little critters to power their lights. But as soon as they make the surface, Ghost Soldier turns on them.
Reprints
Keywords
Imperial Subterranea; Tower Command; Venezuela

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder
Colors
Wil Quintana

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Ghost Soldier [Leonard Sawyer]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Ghost Soldier [Leonard Sawyer]
Reprints

Deep Freeze (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Pak
Pencils
Aaron Kuder
Inks
Aaron Kuder; Jed Dougherty
Colors
Wil Quintana
Letters
Dezi Sienty

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Baka; Ghost Soldier [Leonard Sawyer]; Harrow; Lana Lang; Mr. Chavez; Sanchez; Ukur
Synopsis
Superman battles Ghost Soldier over what to do about cute little subterranean critters that are mutating in the sunlight. Superman stops Ghost Soldier, but then Ukur arrives and says that Baka has to return. Turns out the power source Lana was looking for was a dead end, but Superman goes after Ghost Soldier's boss, Harrow.
Reprints
Keywords
Tower Command; Venezuela

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jon Katz
Inks
Jon Katz
Colors
Jon Katz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-L]
Reprints
Keywords
Scribblenauts

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #1 by Joe Shuster.

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Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Johnson (signed)
Inks
Dave Johnson (signed)
Colors
Dave Johnson (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
Steampunk

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
RC Stoodios
Inks
RC Stoodios
Colors
RC Stoodios
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Beppo the Super Chimp
Reprints
Keywords
Robot Chicken

Sketches and Designs (Table of Contents: 23)

Superman / illustration / 11 pages (report information)

Pencils
Aaron Kuder

Genre
superhero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman Secret Origins
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  7. 6. Stormbreaker
    Superman
  8. 7. Lunch Break
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  11. 10. Monster
    Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  14. 13. Underworld
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  17. 16. What Lies Beneath
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  20. 19. Deep Freeze
    Superman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  24. 23. Sketches and Designs
    Superman
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