This week’s ACTION COMICS #1004 promises to answer the question that every Superman fan has been screaming since Brian Michael Bendis took over the long-running title—what the heck is going on with Lois Lane? After leaving the planet with their son Jon and Clark’s father Jor-El, it was revealed that Lois was secretly back on Earth, seemingly hiding from her husband and her friends at the Daily Planet. Even worse, the news seems to have gotten out. Last month’s issue ended with Lois getting paid a visit by none other than Lex Luthor, and in our exclusive preview of issue #1004, we learn the rendezvous was caught on camera.
Clark knows Lois is back. Lois knows he knows. So, why are these two lifelong loves staying away from each other? And where is Jon? Superman may have wanted to keep the whole thing quiet, but now that the Planet’s new gossip columnist has the photo, it’s only a matter of time until the whole city knows. Considering everything else Superman is currently dealing with—not the least of which is the recently discovered Red Cloud that’s somehow killing mobsters—having to explain his sudden “It’s complicated” status is pretty much the last thing he needs. Well, at least he’ll have Batman to commiserate with…
First Look: Lois Lane and Lex Luthor Caught on Camera
ACTION COMICS #1004 by Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook, Wade Von Grawbadger and Brad Anderson is in stores this Wednesday.