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  • Issue #851A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 851A
    Published Aug 2007 by DC.

    Last Son: Part 5 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns and Richard Donner. Art and cover by Adam Kubert. Superman travels to a place so alien and strange, it could only be presented in a special 3-D section, featuring 3-D effects by Ray Zone! That's right, the action in ACTION takes on a whole new meaning as this benchmark story takes a sharp turn into the third dimension! Plus, meet the all-new Superman Revenge Squad! 3-D glasses will be included. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #851B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 851B
    Published Aug 2007 by DC.

    Written by Geoff Johns and Richard Donner. Art and cover by Adam Kubert. Part 4 of the landmark 'Last Son' story, Superman travels to a place so alien and strange, it could only be presented in a special 3-D section, featuring 3-D effects by Ray Zone! That's right, the action in ACTION takes on a whole new meaning as this benchmark story takes a sharp turn into the third dimension! Plus, meet the all-new Superman Revenge Squad! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #852
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 852
    Published Sep 2007 by DC.

    Written by Kurt Busiek. Art and cover by Brad Walker and John Livesay. 3-2-1-ACTION! (part 1 of 3) Hot on the heels of SUPERMAN #665's 'Jimmy Olsen Countdown Dossier' comes this true blue COUNTDOWN event! Superman has always been Superman's pal. Will he now become Superman's partner?! More secrets of Jimmy's past revealed, the Kryptonite Man on the loose, and more! This issue ties into the events of COUNTDOWN #40! 32 pg, FC Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #853
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 853
    Published Oct 2007 by DC.

    Written by Kurt Busiek. Art and cover by Brad Walker and John Livesay. The Countdown tie-in trilogy continues with the Kryptonite Man on the loose, Mr. Action on the prowl and Superman on the ropes! Plus, a certain long-lost superdog returns...but what does fate hold for Jimmy Olsen? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #854
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 854
    Published Oct 2007 by DC.

    Written by Kurt Busiek. Art and cover by Brad Walker and John Livesay. The Countdown tie-in trilogy continues and it's a desperate battle for Superman, a turning point for Jimmy Olsen, and a deadly radioactive threat for Metropolis! Will Mr. Action live or die? And what will the future hold for Krypto? Plus: giant monkey! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #855
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 855
    Published Oct 2007 by DC.

    Escape from Bizarro World: Part 1 of 3 - Written by Geoff Johns and Richard Donner. Art and cover by Eric Powell. 'Escape from Bizarro World,' a 3-part story that will thrill and horrify! Last seen in ACTION COMICS #845, Bizarro returns to kidnap one of the most important people in Superman's life. But what does the twisted, ersatz Man of Steel want? The only way to find out is to travel to the enemy's home: Bizarro World! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #856
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 856
    Published Nov 2007 by DC.

    Escape from Bizarro World: Part 2 of 3 -Written by Richard Donner and Geoff Johns. Art and Cover by Eric Powell. Thanks to Superman's intervention, the denizens of Bizarro World have turned on the ersatz Superman, and Bizarro is murderously vexed! But Bizarro has Pa Kent as a hostage, which means Superman's just painted himself into a corner - one without a window! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #857
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 857
    Published Dec 2007 by DC.

    Escape from Bizarro World: Part 3 of 3 - Written by Geoff Johns and Richard Donner. Art and cover by Eric Powell. On the run from the population of Bizarro World, Superman comes face-to-face with Bizarro's most horrific allies. But what unexpected turn of events will save the day? And whose day is being saved? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #858A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 858A
    Published Dec 2007 by DC.

    Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 1 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. Cover by Gary Frank. Spinning from 'The Lightning Saga,' the original Legion of Super-Heroes returns! When he was a boy, Clark Kent was isolated and alone until he met this teen team from the 31st Century. Today, it's been years since Superman saw his childhood friends. Why haven't they returned to visit him? What's become of the symbol of Superman in the future? And just why is the future so dangerous for Superman? They warned him away, but now he's determined to help his friends - even if it means his life! Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #858B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 858B
    Published Dec 2007 by DC.

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    Limited Edition Variant Cover by Gary Frank. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 1 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. Spinning from 'The Lightning Saga,' the original Legion of Super-Heroes returns! When he was a boy, Clark Kent was isolated and alone until he met this teen team from the 31st Century. Today, it's been years since Superman saw his childhood friends. Why haven't they returned to visit him? What's become of the symbol of Superman in the future? And just why is the future so dangerous for Superman? They warned him away, but now he's determined to help his friends - even if it means his life! Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #858C
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 858C
    Published Dec 2007 by DC.

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    Second Printing Variant Cover. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 1 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. Cover by Gary Frank. Spinning from 'The Lightning Saga,' the original Legion of Super-Heroes returns! When he was a boy, Clark Kent was isolated and alone until he met this teen team from the 31st Century. Today, it's been years since Superman saw his childhood friends. Why haven't they returned to visit him? What's become of the symbol of Superman in the future? And just why is the future so dangerous for Superman? They warned him away, but now he's determined to help his friends - even if it means his life! Cover price $3.50.

  • Issue #859A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 859A
    Published Jan 2008 by DC.

    Standard Cover. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 2 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns Art by Gary Frank & Jonathan Sibal Cover by Frank. The return of the original Legion of Super-Heroes continues! The Man of Steel's jump to the future is anything but idyllic as he finds a world torn apart by strife and a populace that has turned on the Legion of Super-Heroes - and it's all because of Superman! But what went wrong, and how can Superman begin to fix it when he's Public Enemy #1? Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (featuring a cover by Gary Frank), retailers may order one Variant Edition (featuring a cover by Andy Kubert). See the Previews Order Form for more information. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #859B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 859B
    Published Jan 2008 by DC.

    Limited Edition Variant Cover. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 2 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. The return of the original Legion of Super-Heroes continues! The Man of Steel's jump to the future is anything but idyllic as he finds a world torn apart by strife and a populace that has turned on the Legion of Super-Heroes - and it's all because of Superman! But what went wrong, and how can Superman begin to fix it when he's Public Enemy #1? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #860A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 860A
    Published Feb 2008 by DC.

    Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 3 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. Cover by Gary Frank. The reintroduction of the original Legion of Super-Heroes continues with Part 3 of 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes!' Shocked by the reasons for the Legion's disbanding and the state of the United Planets, Superman embarks on a quest to find the one Legionnaire who may hold the key to saving the future: Brainiac 5. But a bizarre group of Legion enemies is hot on Superman's tail, and they'll do whatever they must to stop him - even if he's their greatest hero. Plus, whatever happened to Lightning Lass and Timber Wolf? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #860B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 860B
    Published Feb 2008 by DC.

    Variant Cover by Steve Lightle. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 3 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. The reintroduction of the original Legion of Super-Heroes continues with Part 3 of 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes!' Shocked by the reasons for the Legion's disbanding and the state of the United Planets, Superman embarks on a quest to find the one Legionnaire who may hold the key to saving the future: Brainiac 5. But a bizarre group of Legion enemies is hot on Superman's tail, and they'll do whatever they must to stop him - even if he's their greatest hero. Plus, whatever happened to Lightning Lass and Timber Wolf? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #861A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 861A
    Published Mar 2008 by DC.

    Cover by Gary Frank. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 4 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes,' Part 4! Superman's mission to reunite the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st century continues on the one planet more dangerous than Earth: the cold, knowledge-obsessed world of Colu! But what fate has befallen Brainiac 5? And what are the horrible secrets behind Earth's 'new' super-heroes - the Justice League? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #861B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 861B
    Published Mar 2008 by DC.

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    Variant cover by Mike Grell. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 4 of 6 - Written by Geoff John.s Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes,' Part 4! Superman's mission to reunite the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st century continues on the one planet more dangerous than Earth: the cold, knowledge-obsessed world of Colu! But what fate has befallen Brainiac 5? And what are the horrible secrets behind Earth's 'new' super-heroes - the Justice League? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #862A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 862A
    Published Apr 2008 by DC.

    Cover by Gary Frank. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 5 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. The penultimate chapter of 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes!' Crushed by the Justice League of 3008 A.D., Superman and the Legion uncover the horrific secret behind the conspiracy against the Man of Steel. But with the League of Legion Rejects a step ahead of Superman's every move, who can finally turn the tide of the battle? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #862B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 862B
    Published Apr 2008 by DC.

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    Variant cover by Keith Giffen. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 5 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. The penultimate chapter of 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes!' Crushed by the Justice League of 3008 A.D., Superman and the Legion uncover the horrific secret behind the conspiracy against the Man of Steel. But with the League of Legion Rejects a step ahead of Superman's every move, who can finally turn the tide of the battle? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #863A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 863A
    Published May 2008 by DC.

    Cover by Gary Frank. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 6 of 6. Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. It's the grand finale to the 6-part 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes!' To save the galaxy, Superman and the Legion must clear the good name of Krypton's Last Son, but to do that, they must defeat the greatest villains of their time: the JLA! Includes a 2-page 'trailer' for Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds, with original art by George Perez. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #863B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 863B
    Published May 2008 by DC.

    Limited Variant Cover by Gary Frank. Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes: Part 6 of 6 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jonathan Sibal. It's the grand finale to the 6-part 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes!' To save the galaxy, Superman and the Legion must clear the good name of Krypton's Last Son, but to do that, they must defeat the greatest villains of their time: the JLA! Includes a 2-page 'trailer' for Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds, with original art by George Perez. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #864
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 864

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    Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Joe Prado and Jonathan Sibal. Cover by Kevin Maguire. General Zod! Bizarro World! The Legion of Super-Heroes! What's next for the Man of Steel? Superman attempts to get back to his life as Clark Kent, but when you're the world's greatest hero there's trouble around every corner, behind every planet and within every dimension. Guest-starring Batman and Lightning Lad (from Legion of Super-Heroes) ? 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #865
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 865
    Published Jul 2008 by DC.

    Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Jesus Merino. Cover by Kevin Maguire. The Flash has Captain Cold and Gorilla Grodd. Batman has the Joker and Two-Face. Superman has Lex Luthor and...the terrible Toyman? Take a look inside the mind of one of Superman's strangest and most twisted adversaries as the original Toyman, Winslow Schott, returns to Metropolis. Plus, an alien who is everything Superman isn't is heading towards Earth. And he's not alone. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #866A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 866A
    Published Aug 2008 by DC.

    Brainia: Part 1 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art and cover by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. The new world of Superman for 2008 and beyond begins in Part 1 of 'Brainiac'! Decades ago, Krypton went to war with Brainiac, a cold and callous alien obsessed with the control of knowledge. Superman believes he's faced Brainiac before, but he's about to learn the truth behind his close encounters as he heads down the road to his greatest triumph...and greatest tragedy. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #866B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 866B
    Published Aug 2008 by DC.

    Second Printing Variant Cover. Brainiac: Part 1 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art and cover by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. The new world of Superman for 2008 and beyond begins in Part 1 of 'Brainiac'! Decades ago, Krypton went to war with Brainiac, a cold and callous alien obsessed with the control of knowledge. Superman believes he's faced Brainiac before, but he's about to learn the truth behind his close encounters as he heads down the road to his greatest triumph...and greatest tragedy. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #867
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 867
    Published Sep 2008 by DC.

    Brainia: Part 2 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. Cover by Gary Frank. Brainiac arrives in Earth's orbit as the specter of death begins to close in on Superman. The Man of Steel has fought Brainiac many times before, but he's utterly unprepared for his old foe this time. And if that weren't enough, thousands of invader probes have been launched with the sole mission of destroying all technology on Earth! Dramatic changes are ahead for Superman, and it all starts with this attack! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #868
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 868
    Published Oct 2008 by DC.

    Brainia: Part 3 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. Cover by Frank The frightening storyline that sets the stage for the SUPERMAN event of 2008 continues. Against everyone's advice, Superman has journeyed to the deepest reaches of space to initiate contact with an alien being he thought he knew: Brainiac. But after learning about the truth behind Brainiac's existence and his plans for Earth, Superman may regret his decision. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #869A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 869A
    Published Nov 2008 by DC.

    Brainia: Part 4 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. Cover by Gary Frank. Krypton's greatest adversary has set his sights on Superman and his homeworld as his endless quest for absolute knowledge continues. But the horrors within Brainiac's ship are nothing compared to the alien behind it. Superman's world is about to change as the build-up to the Superman event of 2008 races towards its conclusion! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #869B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 869B
    Published Nov 2008 by DC.

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    Recalled Edition. Recalled due to beer label on cover. Brainiac: Part 4 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. Cover by Gary Frank. Krypton's greatest adversary has set his sights on Superman and his homeworld as his endless quest for absolute knowledge continues. But the horrors within Brainiac's ship are nothing compared to the alien behind it. Superman's world is about to change as the build-up to the Superman event of 2008 races towards its conclusion! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #870A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 870A
    Published Dec 2008 by DC.

    Cover by Gary Frank. Brainiac: Part 5 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. The 'Brainiac' finale! It's Superman versus Brainiac with everything at stake! No longer content to simply eradicate Superman, Brainiac is now determined to destroy Earth like so many other planets he's left in his wake. But Brainiac's ship is full of many bottles, inside of which some surprise guest-stars lurk! And while hope may blossom on Brainiac's ship, there's one life even the Man of Steel can't save. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #870B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 870B
    Published Dec 2008 by DC.

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    Limited Variant cover by Andy Kubert. Brainiac: Part 5 of 5 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal. The 'Brainiac' finale! It's Superman versus Brainiac with everything at stake! No longer content to simply eradicate Superman, Brainiac is now determined to destroy Earth like so many other planets he's left in his wake. But Brainiac's ship is full of many bottles, inside of which some surprise guest-stars lurk! And while hope may blossom on Brainiac's ship, there's one life even the Man of Steel can't save. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #871A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 871A
    Tags: Superman New Krypton (part Phase I: 04)
    Published Jan 2009 by DC.

    Cover by Alex Ross. New Krypton: Part 4 of 10 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Pete Woods. With thousands of Kryptonians being integrated into human society, the world believes they'll be watched over and protected across the globe. But not everyone was raised by Ma and Pa Kent. Meanwhile, the experiments on Brainiac continue as his mysterious captor builds an army against the Man of Steel and his people. Plus, who are the new Nightwing and Flamebird? 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #871B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 871B
    Tags: Superman New Krypton (part Phase I: 04)
    Published Jan 2009 by DC.

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    Variant cover by Stephane Roux. New Krypton: Part 4 of 10 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Pete Woods. With thousands of Kryptonians being integrated into human society, the world believes they'll be watched over and protected across the globe. But not everyone was raised by Ma and Pa Kent. Meanwhile, the experiments on Brainiac continue as his mysterious captor builds an army against the Man of Steel and his people. Plus, who are the new Nightwing and Flamebird? 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #872A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 872A
    Tags: Superman New Krypton (part Phase I: 07)
    Published Feb 2009 by DC.

    Cover by Gary Frank. New Krypton: Part 7 of 10 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Pete Woods. As Superman attempts to free the other cities and abductees from Brainiac's ship - including the original monster military unit, the Creature Commandos - Lex Luthor experiments on Brainiac himself. Meanwhile, rebuilt and out for blood, Metallo and Reactron attack, and a major turning point for one of our characters sheds a dark shadow across all that is good. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #872B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 872B
    Tags: Superman New Krypton (part Phase I: 07)
    Published Feb 2009 by DC.

    Limited Variant cover by Chris Sprouse. New Krypton: Part 7 of 10 - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Pete Woods. As Superman attempts to free the other cities and abductees from Brainiac's ship - including the original monster military unit, the Creature Commandos - Lex Luthor experiments on Brainiac himself. Meanwhile, rebuilt and out for blood, Metallo and Reactron attack, and a major turning point for one of our characters sheds a dark shadow across all that is good. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #873
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 873
    Tags: Superman New Krypton (part Phase I: 10)
    Published Mar 2009 by DC.

    New Krypton: Part 10 of 10 - Faces of Evil tie-in - Written by Geoff Johns. Art by Pete. Woods Cover by Jose Ladrönn. The rapidly rising tensions between the people of Kandor and Earth can only lead to expulsion or war! But even as the governments of Earth begin passing anti-Kryptonian laws, Superman's people have plans of their own - beyond anything you can imagine! Wrap up this cosmically important chapter in Superman's life by introducing a major change to The Man of Steel's status quo! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #874
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 874

    Origins and Omens tie-in - Written by James Robinson. Art by Pablo Raimondi. Cover by Aaron Lopresti. Mon-El has been trapped in the Phantom Zone since Superman was a teenager, and now he might finally be able to return to Earth! But how will he overcome the fatal lead poisoning that kept him away for so long? And with all the changes the blockbuster 'New Krypton' storyline wrought, would he even recognize the planet he left behind? Meanwhile, life continues to be difficult for Superman thanks to Earth's growing anti-Kryptonian sentiment. 'New Krypton' may be over, but its fallout has only begun! 'Origins and Omens' backup tale is by James Robinson, Renato Guedes and José Wilson Magalháes. 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #875
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 875
    Published May 2009 by DC.

    World without Superman tie-in - The Sleepers: Part 1 - Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Eddy Barrows and Ruy José. Cover by Andrew Robinson. To give the full details of this story would spoil the dramatic finale of the 'New Krypton' crossover, and we don't want to do that! Suffice to say, a 'World Without Superman' is a very dangerous place, indeed, and the only thing standing between the good (and not so good) folks of Earth and an impending shadow of doom are the all-new Nightwing and Flamebird! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #876
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 876
    Published Jun 2009 by DC.

    Cover by Andrew Robinson. "The Sleepers, Part 2", script by Greg Rucka, pencils by Eddy Barrows and Sidney Teles, inks by Ruy Jose and Julio Ferreira; Ursa has tracked down Nightwing and Flamebird to Superman's fortress, and attacks them, taunting them all the while; She almost kills Flamebird, but Nightwing turns the tables and could kill her with a kryptonite knife, but refuses as Superman would not do that. He leaves her virtually blinded in the fortress, which she accidentally brings down on herself as Nightwing takes Flamebird to Metropolis to his adopted mother Lois Lane. Power Girl ad. 36 pgs., full color. $2.99. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #877
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 877
    Published Jul 2009 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Sidney Teles and Sandro Ribeiro. Cover by Andrew Robinson. Nightwing and Flamebird have beaten back Ursa's first assault. But Round Two is about to begin! Forget brutal - now it gets personal. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #878
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 878
    Published Aug 2009 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Diego Olmos. Cover by Andrew Robinson. Nightwing and Flamebird, meet Nadira Va-Dim and Az-Rel, the Bonnie and Clyde of Krypton. They've got all of your powers, but absolutely none of your morals. Good luck! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #879
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 879
    Published Sep 2009 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka; co-feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Diego Olmos & BIT; co-feature art by CAFU. Cover by Andrew Robinson. So far, Nightwing and Flamebird's mission of apprehending Zod's sleeper agents has gone fairly smoothly. But then they met Az-Rel and Nadira Va-Dim. Now the 'Bonnie and Clyde of Krypton' have turned the tables on Earth's newest protectors. The race to prevent war with New Krypton may be over before it's even begun! And it's all in preparation for next month's crossover event in the SUPERMAN books! Plus: The debut of the Captain Atom co-feature written by Greg Rucka and James Robinson. Where has Captain Atom been all this time? And is he back on the side of good - or still on the side of evil? Find out here in an adventure featuring art by Cafu (VIXEN: RETURN OF THE LION). 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #880
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 880
    Tags: Codename: Patriot (part 2), Superman New Krypton (part Phase II: 02), Superman
    Published Oct 2009 by DC.

    "Codename: Patriot": Part 2 - Written by Greg Rucka; co-feature written by James Robinson and Rucka. Art by Julián López; co-feature art by CAFU. Cover by Fernando Dagnino and Raúl Fernandez. Nightwing and Flamebird are hot on the trail of the psycho sleeper agents Nadira and Az-Rel when the heroes run into another deadly duo - Reactron and Metallo! What do these two want and how does it tie in with General Lane's plans? Meanwhile, Superman and Supergirl arrive on Earth searching for the shooter - but will their actions here cause more harm than good? Continued in SUPERGIRL #44! And in part 2 of the new co-feature, Captain Atom's memory is falling apart right in the heat of battle - can he keep it together without annihilating an entire town? Luckily a deadly new player is about to take that choice out of his hands - permanently! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #881
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 881
    Published Nov 2009 by DC.

    The Hunt for Reactron: Part 1 - Written by Greg Rucka & Sterling Gates, co-feature written by James Robinson & Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez, co-feature art by CAFU. Cover by Pere Pérez. Spilling out of the stunning finale of 'Codename: Patriot,' Supergirl and Flamebird find themselves at each other's throats! What's happened to these two childhood friends to put them at such odds, and can Nightwing calm them down before the situation escalates? And just what are they going to do about all of the guys who are surrounding them? You know, the guys in the tanks? Continued in SUPERGIRL #45! Plus! James Robinson and Greg Rucka's Captain Atom co-feature continues! What is happening to Captain Atom, and more important, what's happening to his mind? Team Breach is on hand to lend some answers, but Atom probably isn't going to like them. Featuring the gorgeous art of CAFU! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #882
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 882
    Published Dec 2009 by DC.

    The Hunt for Reactron: Part 3 - Written by Greg Rucka and Sterling Gates; co-feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez; co-feature art by CAFU. Cover by CAFU. Supergirl and Flamebird continue their slugfest, with poor Nightwing caught in the middle! Wait, isn't that man standing over there the same Reactron who murdered Supergirl's dad and Flamebird's surrogate father? Get him! Continued in SUPERGIRL #46... And in the new Captain Atom co-feature, the mystery of where (and when) Captain Atom is heats up when someone with a connection to Metropolis arrives on the scene. But are they friend or foe? 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #883
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 883
    Published Jan 2010 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautmann. Co-feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez. Co-feature art by CAFU. Cover by CAFU. Since 'Codename: Patriot,' Earth's hatred for Kryptonians has only escalated - which is what makes it so odd that Nightwing and Flamebird pick now to become public Super Heroes! Meanwhile, Lois Lane finally meets with the man she thought long dead - her father, General Lane. But he has a message to deliver to his journalist daughter: 'You're either with us or against us.' And in part 5 of the new co-feature, Captain Atom, now back on Earth and knowing the truth about his mission, must face an old foe - his archenemy, Major Disaster! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #884
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 884
    Published Feb 2010 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautmann; co-feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez; co-feature art by CAFU. Cover by CAFU. When Lois tries to run the story that will clear Flamebird and Nightwing once and for all, she finds herself blocked at every turn. With the world's anti-Kryptonian sentiment escalating to a near-frenzy, not even being General Lane's daughter will keep her safe! Plus, to the shock and horror of Flamebird, the problems with Nightwing's uncontrolled aging reach a critical juncture! And in part 6 of the new co-feature, Captain Atom squares off against his old adversary Major Force just as some troubling memories start to resurface - one word: Monarch! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #885
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 885
    Published Mar 2010 by DC.

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    Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann; co-feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez; co-feature art by CAFU. Cover by CAFU. With a new lease on life, Nightwing and Flamebird return to Metropolis determined to hunt down one of General Zod's few remaining sleeper agents. Continued in SUPERMAN #696! And in the co-feature, Captain Atom is back on Earth, but his struggle to break his ties with Mirabai and Project 7734 aren't over yet. Guest-starring Metropolis's own super-powered protector, Mon-El! And check out the connecting cover art on these two issues! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #886
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 886
    Tags: Superman New Krypton (part Phase II: 27), Superman
    Published Apr 2010 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann. Co-Feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez. Co-Feature art and cover by CAFU. Plus, Fernando Dagnino and Raul Fernandez handle the art for the 'Book of Rao.' Nightwing and Flamebird race the clock to capture Jax-Ur, the most dangerous of Zod's sleeper agents. And in the Captain Atom co-feature, our hero explores the horrors of his past with the help of Mon-El and Starfire! 40 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #887
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 887
    Published May 2010 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann. Co-Feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez. Co-Feature art by CAFU. Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky. In this corner - the already beaten, exhausted and bruised Nightwing & Flamebird! And in this corner - the reincarnation of the all-powerful Kryptonian sun god Rao! Place your bets! (Smart money's on the sun god.) And in the co-feature, Captain Atom has to answer for his past sins by fighting the entire Justice League of America single-handedly! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #888
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 888
    Published Jun 2010 by DC.

    Last stand of New Krypton: Part 37 - Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann. Co-Feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Cover by Yildiray Cinar and Julio Ferreira. Art by Pere Pérez. Co-Feature art by CAFU. ACTION COMICS ships twice in April! With Nightwing nowhere in sight, Flamebird comes face-to-face with the rampaging Rao! But can she defeat him by herself? Luckily, it looks like she won't have to! Enter: Wonder Woman and the Justice Society of America! And in the co-feature, Captain Atom discovers that to complete his journey, he must first travel through the lost world of Skartaris! Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #889
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 889
    Published Jun 2010 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann. Co-Feature written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka. Art by Pere Pérez. Cover by Alex Garner. Co-Feature art by CAFU. With the fate of both New Krypton and Earth weighing on their young shoulders, are Nightwing and Flamebird prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice? And in the co-feature, Captain Atom has managed to find a way back to Mirabai's world, intent on confronting the woman who made him a tool of destruction - but what stunning revelation awaits him there? Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #890A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 890A
    Tags: Blackest Night (part Aftermath)
    Published Aug 2010 by DC.

    Blackest Night Aftermath. Cover pencils by David Finch, inks by Joe Weems. "The Black Ring, Part One," script by Paul Cornell, art by Pete Woods; Luthor has been kidnapped and hung upside-down off the top of a building; He flashes back to how he got into the situation, starting with his quest to get back the power of a Black Lantern Ring; He and his robot assistant Lois had tracked down the locations of residual black ring energy, but were stopped by the kidnapping; Luthor discovers the brain behind his capture was Mister Mind. 44 pgs., full color. $3.99. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #890B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 890B
    Tags: Blackest Night (part Aftermath)
    Published Aug 2010 by DC.

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    Blackest Night Aftermath. Limited 1 for 10 Variant Cover by David Finch. "The Black Ring, Part One," script by Paul Cornell, art by Pete Woods; Luthor has been kidnapped and hung upside-down off the top of a building; He flashes back to how he got into the situation, starting with his quest to get back the power of a Black Lantern Ring; He and his robot assistant Lois had tracked down the locations of residual black ring energy, but were stopped by the kidnapping; Luthor discovers the brain behind his capture was Mister Mind. 44 pgs., full color. $3.99. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #890C
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 890C
    Tags: Blackest Night (part Aftermath)
    Published Aug 2010 by DC.

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    Blackest Night Aftermath. Second printing. "The Black Ring, Part One," script by Paul Cornell, art by Pete Woods; Luthor has been kidnapped and hung upside-down off the top of a building; He flashes back to how he got into the situation, starting with his quest to get back the power of a Black Lantern Ring; He and his robot assistant Lois had tracked down the locations of residual black ring energy, but were stopped by the kidnapping; Luthor discovers the brain behind his capture was Mister Mind. 44 pgs., full color. $3.99. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #891
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 891
    Tags: Blackest Night (part Aftermath)
    Published Sep 2010 by DC.

    Blackest Night Aftermath - The Black Ring: Part 2 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Cover by DAVID FINCH and BATT. Pencils by PETE WOODS and CAFU. Inks by WOODS & BIT. When Lex Luthor finally regained control of LexCorp, he thought he had everything he wanted. But in BLACKEST NIGHT, he briefly became an Orange Lantern and got a taste of true power. Now he'll do anything - anything - to get that power back. Buckle in for a greatest hits tour of the DCU's most wanted as Lex Luthor begins an epic quest for power! 40 pg, FC Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #892A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 892A
    Tags: Blackest Night (part Aftermath)
    Published Oct 2010 by DC.

    Blackest Night Aftermath - The Black Ring: Part 3 - Cover by DAVID FINCH and JOE WEEMS. Written by PAUL CORNELL. Co-feature written by JEFF LEMIRE. Art by PETE WOODS with PERE PEREZ. Co-feature art by PIER GALLO. Lex Luthor's all-consuming quest for power leads him straight into conflict with Deathstroke, the Terminator! What happens when the DCU's most ingenious mastermind meets its most lethal killer? We don't know, but it's sure gonna be fun finding out ... This issue also features a new Superboy story by Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo! 40 pg, FC. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #892B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 892B
    Tags: Blackest Night (part Aftermath)
    Published Oct 2010 by DC.

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    Limited 1 for 25 'DC 75TH Anniversary' Variant cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT. Blackest Night Aftermath - The Black Ring: Part 3 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Co-feature written by JEFF LEMIRE. Art by PETE WOODS with PERE PEREZ. Co-feature art by PIER GALLO. Lex Luthor's all-consuming quest for power leads him straight into conflict with Deathstroke, the Terminator! What happens when the DCU's most ingenious mastermind meets its most lethal killer? We don't know, but it's sure gonna be fun finding out ... This issue also features a new Superboy story by Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo! 40 pg, FC. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #893
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 893
    Tags: Blackest Night (part Aftermath)
    Published Nov 2010 by DC.

    Blackest Night Aftermath - The Black Ring: Part 4 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER. Art by SEAN CHEN & WAYNE FAUCHER. Co-feature art by R.B. SILVA. Cover by DAVID FINCH & RICHARD FRIEND. Lex Luthor is a pro at breaking man's laws, but when he leads a raid on one of Gorilla Grodd's bases and breaks The Law of the Jungle - 'Don't Mess with Grodd' - can he make it out alive? Or will he become Grodd's latest meal? Plus, this issue kicks off an exciting new co-feature starring Jimmy Olsen by up-and-comers Nick Spencer and R.B. Silva! Get ready for an entirely different look at Metropolis - courtesy of Superman's pal! 40 pg, FC. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #894A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 894A
    Published Dec 2010 by DC.

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    Cover by DAVID FINCH & BATT Blackest Night Aftermath - The Black Ring: Part 5 - Written by PAUL CORNELL Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER Art by PETE WOODS Co-feature art by RB SILVA & DENIS FRIETAS Guest-starring Death from SANDMAN! Yes, you read that right! Death! From SANDMAN! In ACTION COMICS! Lex Luthor finds himself literally at Death's door, which leads to a fascinating look not only into the mind of one of the all-time greatest villains, but also at what Death means in the DC Universe... And in the JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, an alien race has chosen Metropolis to be the host of their millennial celebration! And who better to show them around town than James Bartholomew Olsen? But when the alien princess gets wasted and her brother starts picking bar fights, it's up to Jimmy to get things under control before all of Metropolis is destroyed! 40 pg, FC. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #894B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 894B
    Published Dec 2010 by DC.

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    Limited 1 for 10 Variant Cover by P.Craig Russell. Blackest Night Aftermath - The Black Ring: Part 5 - Written by PAUL CORNELL Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER Art by PETE WOODS Co-feature art by RB SILVA & DENIS FRIETAS Guest-starring Death from SANDMAN! Yes, you read that right! Death! From SANDMAN! In ACTION COMICS! Lex Luthor finds himself literally at Death's door, which leads to a fascinating look not only into the mind of one of the all-time greatest villains, but also at what Death means in the DC Universe... And in the JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, an alien race has chosen Metropolis to be the host of their millennial celebration! And who better to show them around town than James Bartholomew Olsen? But when the alien princess gets wasted and her brother starts picking bar fights, it's up to Jimmy to get things under control before all of Metropolis is destroyed! 40 pg, FC. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #895
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 895
    Published Jan 2011 by DC.

    Blackest Night Aftermath - The Black Ring: Part 6 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER. Art by PETE WOODS. Co-feature art by RB SILVA & DENIS FRIETAS. Cover by DAVID FINCH & BATT. Lex Luthor has had an incredibly difficult time of it lately, what with fighting master assassin Deathstroke, avoiding being eaten by Gorilla Grodd, and even meeting Death herself! Now he's finally back at his office in Metropolis, so he can relax a little bit - oh shoot, Lex, watch out for Vandal Savage and that axe! In the Jimmy Olsen co-feature, Superman's pal has to convince a bunch of bloodthirsty aliens that Earth is too boring and staid to host the universe's biggest (and most destructive) party. But how exactly is he going to do that? (Everyone, put on a bow tie!) Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #896
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 896

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    The Black Ring: Part 7 - The Secret Six crossover: Part 1 of 2 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER. Art by PETE WOODS. Co-feature art by RB SILVA. Cover by DAVID FINCH. Part 1 of a 2-part crossover with the Secret Six! Lex Luthor doesn't want to get his hands dirty fighting Vandal Savage (that Black Ring energy ain't gonna find itself!), so he hires Savage's daughter Scandal and her Secret Six team to take the immortal villain down for him! Continued in Secret Six (2008 3rd Series) #29! And in the hit new JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, Jimmy signs up for a 'Win a Date' auction, but much to his surprise, so does his ex, Chloe Sullivan! While Jimmy ends up on a date with CrazyPants McGee, Jimmy's archrival snags Chloe! D'oh! And wait, are those wedding bells we hear? Better hope they don't toll for thee, Olsen! 40 pg, FC. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #897
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 897
    Published Mar 2011 by DC.

    The Black Ring: Part 8 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Art by PETE WOODS. Cover by DAVID FINCH and BATT. The last place Lex Luthor expected his quest for the Black Lantern energy to take him was Arkham Asylum - specifically to the cell of The Joker! What clues about Lex's quest could The Joker have to offer, and why on Earth would Lex trust him? Get ready for a one-of-a-kind confrontation between comics' two greatest villains! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #898
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 898
    Published Apr 2011 by DC.

    The Black Ring: Part 9 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Art by PETE WOODS. Cover by DAVID FINCH and RYAN WINN. First his own action figure, then his own Christmas special - now GREEN LANTERN's Larfleeze wants to take over ACTION COMICS?! Not if Lex Luthor has anything to say about it! Tune in for the rematch that's been brewing ever since Lex tried to steal Larfleeze's Orange Lantern back in BLACKEST NIGHT! 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #899
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 899
    Published May 2011 by DC.

    The Black Ring: Part 10 of 11 - Written by PAUL CORNELL. Art by JESUS MERINO. Cover by DAVID FINCH & RYAN WINN. Lex Luthor has left no stone unturned in his quest for the Black Lantern energy, but he's not the only one searching for it - Brainiac wants the energy and the knowledge it offers all to himself. Trust us, this is gonna be the most vicious Luthor/Brainiac team-up ever. It all sets the stage for both a conclusion and a beginning in next month's historic ACTION COMICS #900, featuring the return of you-know-who... 32 pg, FC. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #900A
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 900A
    Published May 2011 by DC.

    Cover by DAVID FINCH. The Black Ring: Part 11 of 11 - Reign of Doomsday: Part 6 of 6 - Written by Paul Cornell. Art by Pete Woods and Jesus Merino. A 51-page story that concludes the "Black Ring" story and begins the next act of the "Reign of Doomsday" epic; includes vignettes illustrated by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund, Rags Morales, Ardian Syaf, Jamal Igle and Jon Sibal, Gary Frank and more. Also includes bonus short stories by the writer/artist teams of Damon Lindelof & Ryan Sook; Paul Dini, R.B. Silva & Rob Lean; David S. Goyer & Miguel Sepulveda; and Geoff Johns & Gary Frank. Plus: Richard Donner & Derek Hoffman write a story in screenplay form, with storyboard-style art by Matt Camp; and Brian Stelfreeze contributes a 2-page spread depicting Superman in an homage to many of the great artists who have drawn him. Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #900B
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 900B
    Published May 2011 by DC.

    Limited 1 for 5 Variant Cover by ADAM HUGHES. The Black Ring: Part 11 of 11 - Reign of Doomsday: Part 6 of 6 - Written by Paul Cornell. Art by Pete Woods and Jesus Merino. A 51-page story that concludes the "Black Ring" story and begins the next act of the "Reign of Doomsday" epic; includes vignettes illustrated by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund, Rags Morales, Ardian Syaf, Jamal Igle and Jon Sibal, Gary Frank and more. Also includes bonus short stories by the writer/artist teams of Damon Lindelof & Ryan Sook; Paul Dini, R.B. Silva & Rob Lean; David S. Goyer & Miguel Sepulveda; and Geoff Johns & Gary Frank. Plus: Richard Donner & Derek Hoffman write a story in screenplay form, with storyboard-style art by Matt Camp; and Brian Stelfreeze contributes a 2-page spread depicting Superman in an homage to many of the great artists who have drawn him. Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #900C
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 900C
    Published May 2011 by DC.

    Limited 1 for 5 Variant Cover by ALEX ROSS. The Black Ring: Part 11 of 11 - Reign of Doomsday: Part 6 of 6 - Written by Paul Cornell. Art by Pete Woods and Jesus Merino. A 51-page story that concludes the "Black Ring" story and begins the next act of the "Reign of Doomsday" epic; includes vignettes illustrated by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund, Rags Morales, Ardian Syaf, Jamal Igle and Jon Sibal, Gary Frank and more. Also includes bonus short stories by the writer/artist teams of Damon Lindelof & Ryan Sook; Paul Dini, R.B. Silva & Rob Lean; David S. Goyer & Miguel Sepulveda; and Geoff Johns & Gary Frank. Plus: Richard Donner & Derek Hoffman write a story in screenplay form, with storyboard-style art by Matt Camp; and Brian Stelfreeze contributes a 2-page spread depicting Superman in an homage to many of the great artists who have drawn him. Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #900D
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 900D
    Published May 2011 by DC.

    Second Printing Variant Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI. The Black Ring: Part 11 of 11 - Reign of Doomsday: Part 6 of 6 - Written by Paul Cornell. Art by Pete Woods and Jesus Merino. A 51-page story that concludes the "Black Ring" story and begins the next act of the "Reign of Doomsday" epic; includes vignettes illustrated by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund, Rags Morales, Ardian Syaf, Jamal Igle and Jon Sibal, Gary Frank and more. Also includes bonus short stories by the writer/artist teams of Damon Lindelof & Ryan Sook; Paul Dini, R.B. Silva & Rob Lean; David S. Goyer & Miguel Sepulveda; and Geoff Johns & Gary Frank. Plus: Richard Donner & Derek Hoffman write a story in screenplay form, with storyboard-style art by Matt Camp; and Brian Stelfreeze contributes a 2-page spread depicting Superman in an homage to many of the great artists who have drawn him. Cover price $5.99.