Superman #697 [Direct Sales]
(April 2010)

DC, 2006 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2010-02-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200033 69711
Editing
Matt Idelson (editor); Wil Moss (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

This issue is Red Shield Continuity #29. "Printed by World Color Press, Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada. 02/17/10." This issue features "World Against [S-shield]" promotion on the cover.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mon-El / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cafu (signed as Cafu)
Inks
Cafu (signed as Cafu)
Colors
Santiago Arcas
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mon-El; Superboy [Kon-El]; Krypto
Reprints

Man of Valor: The Espionage Squad Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

Mon-El / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson
Pencils
Bernard Chang
Inks
Bernard Chang
Colors
Blond
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mon-El; The Guardian [Jim Harper clone]; Legion of Super-Heroes Espionage Squad [Chameleon Boy; Quislet; Sensor Girl [Princess Projectra; Wilcox]; Starman [Thom Kallor]; Matter-Eater Lad [Mitch]; Tellus]; General Sam Lane; Superman (illusion)
Synopsis
Several members of the Legion of Super-Heroes Espionage Squad are revealed to be undercover in the Science Police. Sensor Girl uses her illusion power to distract Mon-El so that the Squad can escape.
Reprints

Man of Valor: The Espionage Squad Part 2 (Table of Contents: 2)

Mon-El / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson
Pencils
Javier Pina
Inks
Javier Pina
Colors
Blond
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steel [John Henry Irons]; Billi Harper; Superboy [Kon-El]; Krypto; Composite Superman; Chameleon Boy; Quislet; Sensor Girl [Princess Projectra; Wilcox]; Starman [Thom Kallor]; Matter-Eater Lad [Mitch]; Tellus; Element Lad
Synopsis
Mon-El tries to deal with life and understand what is going on. Superboy invites him to a meeting in Smallville.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue, and continues in Adventure Comics (DC, 2009 series) #8.

First Wave Special Sneak Preview (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

First Wave / preview (from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Greetings, DC Nation! [February 24, 2010] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

DC Nation / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mon-El
  2. 1. Man of Valor: The Espionage Squad Part 1
    Mon-El
  3. 2. Man of Valor: The Espionage Squad Part 2
    Mon-El
  4. 3. First Wave Special Sneak Preview
    First Wave
  5. 4. Greetings, DC Nation! [February 24, 2010]
    DC Nation
  6. 5. [House Advertisements]
  7. 6. [Ads]
This issue was modified by
  • Katie
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Bob Hughes
  • Blake Petit
  • Allen Ross
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore