(February 2011)

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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
60
On-sale Date
2010-12-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200026 01311
Editing
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (associate editor)

Issue Notes

This issue went on sale on time. "Printed by Quad/Graphics, Montreal, QC, Canada. 11/24/10."

Lex Luthor's New Boss: Darkseid! (Table of Contents)

Young Lex Luthor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ethan Van Sciver (signed)
Inks
Ethan Van Sciver (signed)
Colors
Hi-Fi
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Darkseid
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Father Box (Table of Contents: 1)

Young Lex Luthor / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Cornell
Pencils
Marco Rudy
Inks
Marco Rudy
Colors
Val Staples
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Perry White; Ty; Bruno Mannheim; Darkseid; Desaad; Mokkari; Simyan; Kalibak; Laura (cameo); Granny Goodness (cameo); Female Furies [Stompa; Lashina; Big Barda; Mad Harriet; Bernadeth] (cameo); Robot Lois Lane [RoboLois] (cameo)
Synopsis
Newly arrived in Metropolis, Luthor starts working with Bruno Mannheim at his club with an undercover Perry White. He discovers a portal to Apokolips, works for Darkseid for six weeks, but then tries to kill him and rule himself. Darkseid lets him escape back to Earth, seeing him as a tool there in Metropolis, but foreshadows a bigger future taking a "bait set by a god."
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Keywords
Apokolips; Father Box; Scientwister

Indexer Notes

The story is set "many years ago," with the last page being set in the present.

A Father's Box (Table of Contents: 2)

Young Lex Luthor / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Cornell
Pencils
Ed Benes
Inks
Ed Benes
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
John J. Hill

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Ra's Al Ghul; Talia Al Ghul (cameo)
Synopsis
Young Luthor becomes an apprentice for six months to Ra's Al Ghul, but betrays him. He is killed for that, but resurrected in a Lazarus Pit.
Reprints
Keywords
Lazarus Pit

Indexer Notes

The story is set "not so many years ago." This story is told in narrative form.

We've Got You Covered! [December 2, 2010] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Special Sneak Preview Your First Look At Batman Beyond #1, Now An Ongoing Series! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Batman Beyond / preview (from the publisher) / 6 pages (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 / 3 pages (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lex Luthor's New Boss: Darkseid!
    Young Lex Luthor
  2. 1. Father Box
    Young Lex Luthor
  3. 2. A Father's Box
    Young Lex Luthor
  4. 3. We've Got You Covered! [December 2, 2010]
    DC Nation
  5. 4. Special Sneak Preview Your First Look At Batman Beyond #1, Now An Ongoing Series!
    Batman Beyond
  6. 5. [House Advertisements]
  7. 6. [Ads]
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