Action Comics #904 [Jerry Ordway Variant Cover]
(October 2011)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
2.99 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
2011-08-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200019 90421
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 is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #904 [Standard Cover]. There exist further variants.

Two covers were initially done for this issue; one by Rocafort with a white background, and a variant one by Ordway with a spaceship background (10 issues for 1 issue mixture).

"Printed by Transcontinental Interglobe, Beauceville, QC, Canada. 8/12/11."


Doomslayer Triumphant! [Variant Cover] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
Paul Mounts (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Doomslayer

Indexer Notes

For every ten copies of the standard edition, retailers were allowed to order one copy of this variant edition. The cover contains a promo at the top for "Reign of the Doomsdays" storyline.

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

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Cornell
Pencils
Axel Giménez (pages 1-16); Ronan Cliquet (pages 17-20)
Inks
Axel Giménez (pages 1-16); Ronan Cliquet (pages 17-20)
Colors
Brad Anderson
Letters
Rob Leigh

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superboy [Kon-El]; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Phantom Zone Creature [Probe Creature]; Doomslayer; Doomsday [Eradicator]; Lois Lane; Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (cameo); Miss Martian (cameo); Blue Beetle [Jaime Reyes] (cameo); Lex Luthor (flashback, cameo); Zatanna Zatara (cameo); Hawk [Hank Hall] (cameo); Dove [Dawn Granger] (cameo); Raven (cameo); Congorilla (cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Batman [Dick Grayson] (cameo); Ravenger (cameo); Dr. Fate [Kent V. Nelson] (cameo); Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam] (cameo); Green Lantern [John Stewart] (cameo); Wonder Girl [Cassie Sandsmark] (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis
Superheroes all over the world are battling Doomsdays, while Superman takes on Doomslayer in his ship. Superman interacts with the ship's A.I. and learns how to free it from Doomslayer's control. Eradicator sacrifices himself to save Superman and the Earth.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doomslayer Triumphant! [Variant Cover]
    Superman
  2. 1. Reign of the Doomsdays Finale
    Superman
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  • Bob Hughes
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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  • Allen Ross
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