CBR have run the Superman comics solicitations for July 2013, arranged by DC. But they also let slip something interesting in the telling. This is the Action Comics #22 solicitation.
ACTION COMICS #22
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
Backup story art by PHILIP TAN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale JULY 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
A group of warriors from space come to Earth in search of their new king—and they’ve set their sites on Superman to lead them!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.
So is Scott Lobdell taking over Action Comics from Andy Diggle? As well as writing Superman? And the Superman Annual, which would make three Superman books in July written by Lobdell? CBR adds the following proviso…
an “Action Comics” fill-in story by Scott Lobdell and Tyler Kirkham
Not wanting to frighten the horses just yet?
Also in the list is a “director’s cut” of Superman Unchained #1, shot from Lee’s pencils and including Snyder’s script…