Action Comics #858 [Direct Market Standard Cover]
(Late December 2007)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
3.50 USD; 4.25 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
2007-10-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200019 85811
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Two covers were done for this issue; one featuring only Superman, and an alternate one featuring Superman and the Brainiac Robot (10 issues for 1 issue mixture).


Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Part One (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gary Frank (signed)
Inks
Gary Frank (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
Legion of Super-Heroes flight ring

Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Chapter 1: Alien World (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Gary Frank
Inks
Jon Sibal
Colors
Dave McCaig
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Brainiac Time Diver Robot; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy (flashback); Saturn Girl (flashback); Lightning Lad (flashback); Legion of Super-Heroes [Shadow Lass; Princess Projectra; Colossal Boy; Triplicate Girl; Star Boy; Light Lass; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Dream Girl; Karate Kid; Ferro Lad; Matter-Eater Lad; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]; Element Lad; Timber Wolf] (flashback, cameo); Colossal Boy; Dawnstar; Wildfire; Juun (cameo); Mara (cameo); General Zod (photo)
Synopsis
Superman remember the Legion of Super-Heroes and travels to the 31st century to visit them.
Reprints
Keywords
Legion of Super-Heroes flight ring; time bubble

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue. The Interlac dialog on page 15 is translated as follows: "THERE HE IS." and "TURN YOUR LEGION TRANSLATORS ON."

DC Nation 85 [October 31, 2007] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 7 pages (report information)

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

advertisement / 5 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Part One
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes Chapter 1: Alien World
    Superman
  3. 2. DC Nation 85 [October 31, 2007]
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
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