Action Comics #2 [1:200 Incentive Cover Edition]
(December 2011)

DC, 2011 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2011-10-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Rated T Teen
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [swirl]
Barcode:
761941306377 00231
Editing:
Matt Idelson (editor); Wil Moss (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 2011 series) #2. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rags Morales (signed)
Inks:
Rags Morales (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor; General Sam Lane
Reprints:

Superman in Chains (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison
Pencils:
Rags Morales; Brent Anderson (5 pp.)
Inks:
Rick Bryant
Colors:
Brad Anderson
Letters:
Patrick Brosseau

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; General Sam Lane; Sgt. John Corben; Dr. John Henry Irons; Professor Vale
Synopsis:
Superman escapes custody after General Lane and Lex Luthor perform a number of tests on him. While retrieving his cape on the way out of the complex, Superman spies a red and blue spaceship that calls to him, and which he promises to return for. In the aftermath, John Corben makes a decision about his future and Luthor makes a phone call to his mysterious ally.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Per Rags Morales, he did not draw Lois in this issue, so Brent Anderson's pages presumably include 7, 10, and 18.

Inside the Action (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Grant Morrison; Rags Morales
Pencils:
Rags Morales; Gene Ha; Grant Morrison
Inks:
Rick Bryant; Gene Ha
Colors:
Brad Anderson
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman; Mr. Glenmorgan; Mrs. Nyxly; General Sam Lane; Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El; Lara; Zara
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Insight into the development of the concepts behind the Action Comics relaunch from the creators.

Interviews by Sean T. Collins; design by Rob Clark, Jr.

Batman: Noel Special Sneak Preview (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 6 pages (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman in Chains
    Superman
  3. 2. Inside the Action
  4. 3. Batman: Noel Special Sneak Preview
    Batman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes