Action Comics #880

Action Comics #880

Writer: Greg Rucka Artist: Julian Lopez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 12, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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"Codename: Patriot" part 2! 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!

  • 10
    Comic Book Bin - Andy Frisk Aug 13, 2009

    I remember reading sometime ago that Johns and Co. at DC Comics wanted to do for Superman what they did for Hal Jordan a few years back with these storylines. They are succeeding grandly. Never has it been a better time to be a fan of Superman comics in the last 15 years or so. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Aug 12, 2009

    Crossover is increasingly becoming a dirty word in the industry, but it doesn't have to be. So far "Codename: Patriot" is a strong example of how to do these stories properly. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Aug 17, 2009

    "Codename: Patriot" is half over with this installment, but there seems to be a lot going on in this story "- almost too much. I look forward to seeing how Robinson and Rucka draw all of these divergent paths closer together towards resolution in the next two installments of this storyline. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Comic Addiction - Aziz Bawany Aug 15, 2009

    Overall, Action Comics #880 is an unbalanced piece. Should you come only looking for the “Codename Patriot” portions, you’ll be treated to some wonderful Superman moments. As for Captain Atom, the book is passable right now and hopefully things will improve over the coming months. I’m sure the inclusion in Action Comics is intentional and I wonder what role the Captain may play in Metropolis in the near future. Hopefully it’s something more enjoyable than his trip through the past. Read Full Review

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