Superman #223 [Direct Sales]
(January 2006)

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Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2005-11-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200491 22311
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Jeanine Schaefer (assistant)

Issue Notes

Diamond order code: SEP050219
This issue has variants:

Supergirl's Farewell (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Benes (signed)
Inks
Mariah Benes (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
?

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

Stones (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Verheiden
Pencils
Ed Benes; Ivan Reis
Inks
Mariah Benes; Marc Campos; Alex Lei; Rob Lea; Oclair Albert
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Talia al Ghul; Blackrock [Lucia]; Ned the Superman Robot (destroyed); Wonder Woman (flashback, cameo); Max Lord (flashback, cameo); Lex Luthor (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman visits his Amazon Fortress, and has a discussion with Supergirl about her joining Donna Troy in space. Talia visits Lucia in her Peruvian prison, and gives her the Blackrock. She escapes prison, drawing the attention of Superman and Supergirl. She incapacitates Superman, and follows Supergirl to the Fortress. Supergirl manages to defeat her, but she disappears in an explosion. We find out that Luthor had Talia give her the Blackrock.
Reprints
Keywords
Amazon Fortress of Solitude; Peru

Indexer Notes

"Special thanks to Ricardo Riamonde & Ronaldo Barata". Supergirl states she is 16 in this story.

11.05 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Ads for Superman #224, Sgt. Rock: The Prophecy #1, Firestorm #19, Jonah Hex #1, and Superman #223. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 3)

advertisement / 20 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Total of 12 one-page, 2 two-page, and 1 four-page ads for: Kong: The 8th Wonder of the World (video game, Ubisoft), The Nightmare Before Christmas Oogie's Revenge (game, Nightmare), Strength for Now Strength for Later (recruitment, U.S. Army), Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (video game, Nintendo), Metroid Prime Pinball/Rumble Pak (video game, Nintendo), Shadow of the Colossus (video game, Sony Computer Entertainment, 2 pages), Lord Loss: the Demonata Book 1 (book, Little, Brown, and Company), Batman in Dead Man's Hand (card game, Upper Deck, 4 pages), AeonFlux (movie, Paramount), Kameo: Elements of Power (video game, Microsoft Game Studios, 2 pages), Soulcalibur III (video game, Namco), Juicy Fruit (gum, Wrigley's), Masters of Horror (TV, Showtime), Batman Begins Batmobile (toy, Mattel), and NHL 2K6 (video game, 2K Sports). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Supergirl's Farewell
    Superman
  2. 1. Stones
    Superman
  3. 2. 11.05
    DC in Demand
  4. 3. [Ads]
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