Adventure Comics #1 / 504 [Direct Sales]
(October 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
44
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
2009-08-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941281025 00111
Editing
Elisabeth V. Gehrlein (editor); Sean Ryan (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia reads: Adventure Comics #1/Adventure Comics #504 (Variant Cover).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Francis Manapul (signed); Clayton Henry (inset)
Inks
Francis Manapul (signed); Clayton Henry (inset)
Colors
Brian Buccellato
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Conner Kent]; Superman; Lex Luthor; Starman [Thom Kallor] (inset)

Indexer Notes

Starman inset taken from interior story.

The Boy of Steel, Part One (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Francis Manapul
Inks
Francis Manapul
Colors
Brian Buccellato
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Conner Kent]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang (flashback); Pete Ross (flashback); Mr. Janson [Element Lad]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy] (flashback); Kid Flash [Bart Allen]; Simon Valentine; Tellus
Synopsis
Conner settles into his new life, following in the footsteps of Superman -- living with Ma Kent, going to Smallville High, joining a team of super-heroes, and helping anyone who needs help -- but he worries that he will also follow the path of his other "father."
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Indexer Notes

Element Lad's posing as Mr. Janson is revealed in Adventure Comics #8.

Long Live the Legion, Part One (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns
Pencils
Clayton Henry
Inks
Clayton Henry
Colors
Brian Reber
Letters
Sal Cipriano

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superman [also as Superboy]; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Duplicate Damsel [also as Triplicate Girl]; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Night Girl; Shadow Lass; Colossal Boy; Chameleon Girl; Shrinking Violet; Ultra Boy; Bouncing Boy; Invisible Kid [Jacques Foccart]; Timber Wolf; Lightning Lass; Sun Boy; Polar Boy; Dawnstar; Wildfire; Starman [Thom Kallor]; Tellus; Element Lad; Dream Girl; Blok; XS]; Martha Kent (flashback cameo); Jonathan Kent (flashback cameo); Krypto; R. J. Brande (flashback cameo); Superboy [Conner Kent]; Despero; Morgan Edge
Synopsis
Though the Legion has almost fully re-formed in the future, Starman and Tellus remain in the present, where Starman begs Tellus to help him fulfill R. J. Brande's final request so he can be reunited with his one true love, Dream Girl.
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Indexer Notes

The identifications of Shadow Lass and Night Girl are switched. Invisible Kid does not actually appear, but is identified, so presumably he was there, but invisible. An unidentified Legionnaire is previewed becoming a Green Lantern.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. The Boy of Steel, Part One
    Superboy
  3. 2. Long Live the Legion, Part One
    Legion of Super-Heroes
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