Action Comics Vol. 2 #2


“Superman in Chains” -- 20 pages

  • written by Grant Morrison
  • pencils by Rags Morales (15 pages) and Brent Anderson (5 pages)
  • inks by Rick Bryant
  • after General Lane and Lex Luthor perform a number of tests on him, Superman escapes custody
  • 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
  • afterwards, John Corben makes a decision about his future and Luthor makes a phone call to a mysterious ally

“Inside the Action” -- 8 pages

  • covers the development of the series, using interview snippets (by Sean T. Collins) of Grant Morrison and Rags Morales
  • incorporates artwork by Rags Morales, Rick Bryant, Gene Ha, and Grant Morrison
  • layout by Rob Clark, Jr.

published 5 Oct 2011

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Action Comics Vol. 2 #2 (incentive variant)

Action Comics Vol. 2 #2 (1:200 incentive variant)

See It in Context on the Continuity Pages:

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