Action Comics #901 [Direct Sales]
(July 2011)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
2011-05-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200019 90111
Editing
Matt Idelson; Wil Moss (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Two covers were initially done for this issue; one featuring Superman and friends with Doomsday, and a variant one featuring Doomsday clones (10 issues for 1 issue mixture).

"Printed by Quad/Graphics, Montreal, QC, Canada. 05/13/11."


Reign of the Doomsdays (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kenneth Rocafort (signed)
Inks
Kenneth Rocafort (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Superboy [Kon-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Cyborg Superman [Hank Henshaw]; Eradicator; Doomsday

Indexer Notes

The signature is partially obscured by the title at the bottom (it's more readable on the solicitation cover). The cover also contains a promo at the top for the Green Lantern movie, in theaters June 17th.

Reign of the Doomsdays Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Cornell
Pencils
Kenneth Rocafort (pages 1-10, 18-20); Jesus Merino (pages 11-17)
Inks
Kenneth Rocafort (pages 1-10, 18-20); Jesus Merino (pages 11-17)
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Doomsday; Doomsday [clones]; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Superboy [Kon-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Cyborg Superman [Hank Henshaw]; Eradicator; Doomslayer; US President Barack Obama (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Martha Kent (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman and his crew face three Doomsday clones in a spaceship that is shooting towards Earth and could collide. Superman tries to stop the ship but is stopped by the Doomslayer, who takes out the Eradicator.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue and continues in the next issue. President Obama is not named in the story, but publicity surrounding the issue from DC did specifically name him.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Reign of the Doomsdays
    Superman
  2. 1. Reign of the Doomsdays Part 1
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Allen Ross
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Glenn Simpson
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner