(July 2010)

DC, 2010 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
weekly
On-sale date
2010-05-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
?
Editing
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy paper
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
limited series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Printed by World Color Press, Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada. 05/12/10."

Two covers were done for this issue; one featuring Superman and Kryptonians, and an alternate one featuring Ursa, Flamebird, Superboy, and Atlas (25 issues for 1 issue mixture).


The Battle for Earth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eddy Barrows
Inks
J. P. Mayer
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; General Zod; Ursa; Non

Indexer Notes

The original cover (as shown on the DC web site) is signed by the penciler; but the signature is under the UPC on the final cover.

Superman: War of the Supermen Part 3: The Battle for Earth (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman; Supergirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson; Sterling Gates
Pencils
Carlos Alberto Fernandez Urbano [as CAFU]
Inks
Javier BergantiƱo [as BIT]
Colors
Blond
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; General Sam Lane; Lois Lane; Superwoman [Lucy Lane]; Lieutenant Hollister; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superboy [Kon-El]; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Flamebird [Thara Ak-Var] (death); Nightwing [Chris Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Natasha Irons; The Guardian [Jim Harper clone] (cameo); Krypto (cameo); Lex Luthor (cameo); Rao (corpse); The Nightwing; General Zod; Ursa; Frankenstein (cameo); G. I. Robot (cameo); Metallo (cameo); Justice Society of America [Power Girl; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]] (cameo); Shadowpact [Blue Devil; Ragman] (cameo); Kryptonians; Project 7734; Mount Rushmore; the Sphinx; the White House
Synopsis
Superboy and friends defeat the general's team at Mount Rushmore, but Flamebird senses the problem with the sun turning red. She and Nightwing go to investigate, but The Nightwing entity tells Nightwing to stop, while Flamebird sacrifices herself to turn the sun normal again. Although many Kryptonians had perished in space while the sun was red, Superman and Supergirl recover, and go to Earth to fight Zod and company.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue, and continues in the next issue.

Special Sneak Preview (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Green Arrow / preview (from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Greetings, DC Nation! [May 19, 2010] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 6 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle for Earth!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman: War of the Supermen Part 3: The Battle for Earth
    Superman; Supergirl
  3. 2. Special Sneak Preview
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. Greetings, DC Nation! [May 19, 2010]
    DC Nation
  5. 4. [House Advertisements]
  6. 5. [Ads]
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