(Late August 2010)

DC, 2010 Series
Price
4.99 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
2010-06-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
limited series

Issue Notes

"Printed by World Color Press, Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada. 06/23/10."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eddy Barrows; Carlos Alberto Fernandez Urbano; Eduardo Pansica
Inks
J. P. Mayer; Javier Bergantiño [as BIT]
Colors
Rod Reis; Blond
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; General Zod; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Ursa; Superboy [Kon-El]; Non; Krypto

Indexer Notes

This cover is a composite image formed from three interior panels. The artwork is from War of the Supermen (FCBD) (DC, 2010 series) #0 [page 2 panel 3] and from Superman: War of the Supermen (DC, 2010 series) #4 [page 1 panel 1 and page 11 panel 1].

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 Bergantiño [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 sequence.

Superman: War of the Supermen Part 4: The Battle for Survival (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
James Robinson; Sterling Gates
Pencils
Eddy Barrows; Carlos Alberto Fernandez Urbano [as CAFU]; Eduardo Pansica
Inks
J. P. Mayer; Javier Bergantiño [as BIT]
Colors
Blond
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Ursa; Superboy [Kon-El]; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Natasha Irons; The Guardian [Jim Harper clone]; Krypto; General Sam Lane; General Zod; Non; Justice League of America [Congorilla; Starman [Mikaal Tomas]; Atom [Ray Palmer]] (cameo); Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi] (cameo); Titans [Donna Troy; Starfire; Cyborg] (cameo); Lois Lane; Lieutenant Hollister; Superwoman [Lucy Lane]; Atlas (cameo); Codename: Assassin; Nightwing [Chris Kent]; The Nightwing; Billi Harper; Gwen Harper (cameo); Mon-El; Phantom Zone; the White House; Project 7734; Cairo
Synopsis
The heroes fight the Kryptonian army on several fronts, until Superboy gains the upper hand with a Phantom Zone projector. Supergirl, Steel, and the Guardian defeat General Lane's goons. Supergirl wants to kill Lane in revenge, decides against it, but Lane does it himself. Superman projects Zod and himself (as warden) into the Zone, but Nightwing and The Nightwing entity send Superman back. Nightwing de-ages and joins with Mon-El.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous sequence. The Kryptonian text on page 21 translates as follows: HAIL THE LOST SOULS OF NEW KRYPTON MAY RAO GUIDE YOU INTO HIS EMBRACE.

Action Comics #890 Sneak Preview (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lex Luthor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Well? What Did You Think? [June 30, 2010] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 4 pages (report information)

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

advertisement / 5 pages (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman: War of the Supermen Part 3: The Battle for Earth
    Superman; Supergirl
  3. 2. Superman: War of the Supermen Part 4: The Battle for Survival
    Superman
  4. 3. Action Comics #890 Sneak Preview
    Lex Luthor
  5. 4. Well? What Did You Think? [June 30, 2010]
    DC Nation
  6. 5. [House Advertisements]
  7. 6. [Ads]
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