Action Comics #891 [Direct Sales]
(September 2010)

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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2010-07-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200019 89111
Editing
Matt Idelson (editor); Wil Moss (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

This issue went on sale on time. "Printed by World Color Press, Inc, Montreal, QC, Canada. 07/21/10."
This issue has variants:

Horror Awaits in Luthor's Lab! (Table of Contents)

Lex Luthor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Finch (signed)
Inks
Matt Banning (signed as Batt)
Colors
Peter Steigerwald (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Super-Frankenstein's Monster
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; mad scientists

The Black Ring Part Two (Table of Contents: 1)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Cornell
Pencils
Pete Woods; Cafu
Inks
Pete Woods; BIT
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Og (dream); Mister Mind; Robot Lois Lane [RoboLois]; Big Blue (dream); Deathstroke (cameo)
Synopsis
Lex is forced to dream various scenarios by Mister Mind: A caveman bringing fire to his people, Dr. Frankenstein, a western sheriff, and Super-Lex. But Lex is able to fashion the dreams himself, and eventually is able to take control and kick Mister Mind off of the building's roof. Despite not knowing who is behind Mister Mind, Luthor continues his quest for the Black Lantern ring energy, and hires a guide to the first location.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The credits are done with caveman prefixes: cro-magnon writer, prehistoric pencillers, immemorial inkers, primeval colorist, antediluvian letter, olden cover artists, aboriginal asst. editor, and superannuated editor.

Sometimes the Light Reveals the Darkest Secrets (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Last Will (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Green Lantern Emerald Warriors / preview (from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

Hey, DC Nation! [July 28, 2010] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 5 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Horror Awaits in Luthor's Lab!
    Lex Luthor
  2. 1. The Black Ring Part Two
    Lex Luthor
  3. 2. Sometimes the Light Reveals the Darkest Secrets
  4. 3. Last Will
    Green Lantern Emerald Warriors
  5. 4. Hey, DC Nation! [July 28, 2010]
    DC Nation
  6. 5. [Ads]
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