(September 2006)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
2.99 USD; 4.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
2006-07-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200019 84111
Editing
Matt Idelson; Nachie Castro (associate)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

He's Back, But Is He a Fraud? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Inks
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Colors
Moose Baumann (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Firestorm; Nightwing; Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark]; Cyborg; Ravager
Reprints
  • US in Superman: Back in Action (DC, 2007 series) ([January] 2007) [minus the issue number, date, CCA stamp, and the UPC], ([January] 2007) [minus the issue number, date, CCA stamp, and the UPC, with the art extended to fill where the UPC was]
Keywords
newspapers; robots

Indexer Notes

Kurt Busiek confirmed to Allen Ross at the Baltimore Comic-Con on 2006-09-10 that he wrote the cover copy for this cover.

Back In Action (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (script, plot); Fabian Nicieza (plot)
Pencils
Pete Woods
Inks
Pete Woods
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Carapax; Firestorm [Jason Rusch]; Lorraine Reilly; Echnis-Tao; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Nightwing; Major Andrews; General Hastings; Kid Devil; Robin [Tim Drake]; Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark]; Cyborg; Ravager; a pacifier robot; an aquisitioner robot; The Auctioneer (intro)
Synopsis
Extraterrestrial robots begin stealing cultural landmarks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

#19 July 26, 2006 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Didio

Indexer Notes

Dan discusses Nightwing's proposed death in Infinite Crisis, and Monitors in Brave New World. Ads for Action Comics #842, Batman #655, 52 #12, and Hawkgirl #54. Appears on page 34 in this issue.

[House Advertisement] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for: Justice League of America. Appears on page 32 in this issue.

Quest for Concan's Castle (Table of Contents: 4)

Heroscape / insert or dust jacket / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ty Templeton
Pencils
Steve Scott
Inks
Nathan Massengill
Colors
Carrie Strachan
Letters
Nick J. Napolitano
Editing
Jaye Garner

Indexer Notes

"Craig Ban Ness, Stephen Baker, Rab Daviau -- Game Designers". 3 pages of comics, 5 pages of ad (4 of which are a foldout) for Heroscape (war game set, Hasbro).

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 5)

advertisement / 11 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 9 one-page and 1 two-page ads for: The Ant Bully (video game, Midway), Let play out, Let adventure in (Verb), Superman Fruit Flavored Snacks (Kellogg's), got milk? with Freddy Adu (milk), Hubba Bubba Max (gum, Wrigley), Scooby Doo Push-Up (frozen Slushy, Nestle), Justice League (frozen novelties), Superman Colgate Protecting Smiles (tooth products, 2 pages), Big League Chew (gum), and Wonka Sour Nerds (candy, Nestle). Appear in various places in this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He's Back, But Is He a Fraud?
    Superman
  2. 1. Back In Action
    Superman
  3. 2. #19 July 26, 2006
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisement]
  5. 4. Quest for Concan's Castle
    Heroscape
  6. 5. [Ads]
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