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Action Comics (1938) - HC
"Superman: Last Son"
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  Writer(s):
Richard Donner
Geoff Johns

Penciller(s):
Adam Kubert

Inker(s):
Adam Kubert

Colorist(s):
Edgar Delgado - 'Pato'
Dave Stewart

Letterer(s):
Rob Leigh

Editor(s):
Nachie Castro
Robert 'Bob' Harras
Matt Idelson

Cover Artist(s):
Adam Kubert
 

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Cover Date: July 2008
Cover Price: US $ 19.99

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Hardcover; 160 pages

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Last Son

Synopsis:
A boy that is just like superman himself rocketed to earth develops incredible powers and is not only by Superman believed to be from Krypton.

Reprints/Collects:
Action Comics (1938) Annual 11
Action Comics (1938) #844
Action Comics (1938) #845
Action Comics (1938) #846
Action Comics (1938) #851

Notes:
The Phantom Zone Chapter is printed in 3D - 3D Goggles included.

Collects Action Comics #844-846, 851 and Annual #11 and includes an introduction by Marc McClure and four pages of sketches by Adam Kubert.

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Originally published in Action Comics (1938) #844.

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Trapped in the Phantom Zone by General Zod, Superman finds salvation in the form of Mon-El, his childhood friend. But when Superman's only chance of escape brings him face to face with Dev-Em, Mon-El risks his life to save his friend, freeing him from the Phantom Zone. Meanwhile, back on Earth Zod seeks to learn what makes Lois Lane special as he meets resistance from his son, and Superman turns to an unlikely source for assistance!

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Originally published in Action Comics (1938) #851 (3-D Edition).

3-D effects by Ray Zone.

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Originally published in Action Comics (1938) Annual 11.

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