Action Comics #831 [Direct Sales]
(November 2005)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2005-09-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200019 83111
Editing
Eddie Berganza (editor); Jeanine Schaefer (associate editor)

Issue Notes

A Villains United tie-in.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Jurgens (signed as Jurgens)
Inks
Kevin Nowlan (signed as Nowlan)
Colors
Guy Major
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Black Adam
Reprints
Keywords
lightning

Black & Blue (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Simone (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Nelson (credited as Nelson DeCastro)
Colors
Guy Major (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor [Alexander Luthor (Earth 3)] (cameo); Bizarro (cameo); Professor Zoom (cameo); Cheetah (cameo); Dr. Psycho; Toni Sparlin, Brendan Sparlin; Lois Lane; Black Adam; Beast Boy (cameo); Jimmy Olsen; Josef Schuman; Perry White (cameo); Lana Lang; Shrapnel (flashback, cameo); Congressman Mark Shephard (cameo)
Synopsis
Luthor has Cheetah recruit Bizarro and Zoom for the Secret Society. Superman and Black Adam fight. Lois and Lana get details about what is known about the Society from a Pentagon general. Lois gets word of the Society to Superman in the middle of the battle. Superman attempts one last KO punch, but Adam turns his back to Superman, causing Superman to stop the fight. Dr. Psycho attempts to blackmail his way to freedom. Superman agrees, and Psycho releases everyone from his control. Superman threatens that he's watching the Society now that he knows about it, and Adam takes Psycho back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from previous issue.

DC in Demand 09.05 (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 14 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Black & Blue
    Superman
  3. 2. DC in Demand 09.05
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
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