Action Comics #870 [Direct Sales]
(December 2008)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
2.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2008-10-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200019 87011
Editing
Matt Idelson (editor); Nachie Castro (associate)

Issue Notes

Brainiac Finale (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints

[Brainiac Finale] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Gary Frank
Inks
Jon Sibal; BIT
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Brainiac; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lois Lane; Jonathan Kent (dies); Martha Kent; Perry White (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Steve Lombard (cameo); Catherine Grant (cameo); Ron Troupe (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman and Supergirl battle Brainiac and restore Metropolis. Jonathan Kent dies from a heart attack after saving Martha's life.
Reprints
Keywords
Brainiac Probes; Headship; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue, and continues in Superman: New Krypton Special (DC, 2008 series) #1. The Interlac text coming from a bottle on page 1 is translated as "PLEASE HELP!" and "KILL BRAINIAC".

#134 [October 8, 2008] Haunted Road Trip! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

DC Nation / in-house column / 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)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Brainiac Finale
    Superman
  2. 1. [Brainiac Finale]
    Superman
  3. 2. #134 [October 8, 2008] Haunted Road Trip!
    DC Nation
  4. 3. [House Advertisements]
  5. 4. [Ads]
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