Adventure Comics #4 / 507 [4 Cover]
(January 2010)

DC, 2009 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
44
On-sale Date
2009-11-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941281025 00411
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 #4/Adventure Comics #507 (Variant Cover).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed); Clayton Henry (Blok inset); Francis Manapul (background, signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed); Clayton Henry (Blok inset); Francis Manapul (background, signed)
Colors
Brian Buccellato
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy-Prime; Blok

Indexer Notes

Cover has Superboy-Prime breaking through the cover of Adventure Comics (DC, 2009 series) #1 / 504. Blok inset taken from interior story. Cover bannered as part of the “Blackest Night” event.

He Primed Me, Part One: Spoiler Alert (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy-Prime / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Geoff Johns; Sterling Gates
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Brian Buccellato
Letters
Steve Wands

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy Prime; Black Lantern Alexander Luthor; Black Lantern Ballistic; Black Lantern Bushido; Black Lantern Charaxes; Black Lantern Element Lad; Black Lantern Geist; Black Lantern Major Disaster; Black Lantern Nightblade; Black Lantern Razorsharp; Black Lantern Sun Boy; Legion of Super-Heroes (of Earth-Prime) [Lightning Lad; Chameleon; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Light Lass; Triplicate Girl]; Jerry Kent; Naomi Kent; Alexander Luthor (flashback); Superman (of Earth-2) (flashback); Lois Lane (of Earth-2) (flashback); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (flashback); Robin [Jason Todd] (flashback); Superman (flashback); Doomsday (flashback); Bane (flashback); Parallax (flashback); Wonder Woman [Diana] (flashback); Wonder Woman [Artemis] (flashback); Flash [Walter West] (flashback); Captain Boomerang (flashback); Pantha (flashback); Superboy [Conner Kent] (flashback); Joker (flashback); Lex Luthor (flashback); Black Lantern The Thinker (cameo); Black Lantern Doctor Light (cameo); Black Lantern Psycho Pirate (cameo)
Synopsis
After reading Adventure Comics #4, Superboy-Prime rushes to his comic book store to find out what happens to him in #5. But while searching the internet there, he is attacked by Black Lantern Alexander Luthor, who brings with him Black Lanterns inhabiting the bodies of people Superboy-Prime killed.

Indexer Notes

Batman, Cyborg Superman, Atom-Smasher, Flash, Booster Gold, Robin, Aquaman, Bizarro, Wonder Woman, Hawkman, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), Sinestro, Flash (Barry Allen), Mary Marvel, and others appear on pieces from Superboy-Prime’s collection and in the comic book store. Superboy-Prime’s father’s name is spelled variously Jerry or Jerri. There is no explanation for why Legion corpses should exist in the 21st century.

Long Live the Legion, Part Four: Star Crossed (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Blok; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Dawnstar; Wildfire; Black Witch [also as White Witch]]
Synopsis
Wildfire and Dawnstar accompany Blok to Sorcerer’s World to check on Mysa who has taken on Mordru’s power and is now the Black Witch.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The wall behind the Black Witch appears to have the heads of Blue Devil, Kid Devil, the Green Lantern Torquemada, Raven, Green Lantern Alan Scott, and Zatanna.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy-Prime; Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. He Primed Me, Part One: Spoiler Alert
    Superboy-Prime
  3. 2. Long Live the Legion, Part Four: Star Crossed
    Legion of Super-Heroes
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