(June 1998)

DC, 1998 Series
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages:
308
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
1563894386 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156389438151595
Editing:
Bob Kahan (Editor, Collected Edition); Jim Spivey (Associate Editor, Collected Edition); Mike Carlin (Editor, Original Series); Jonathan Peterson (Associate Editor, Original Series); Renee Witterstaetter (Assistant Editor, Original Series)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
squarebound; trade paperback

Issue Notes

Indexed from a first printing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (painting)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (painting)
Colors:
Jerry Ordway (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Superman: Exile (Table of Contents)

Superman / credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Title page illustrated with a modified illustration taken from "Superman in Exile" from Superman (DC, 1987 series) #28.

Superman in Exile (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Cat Grant; John; Matt Stockton; Amanda McCoy; Mrs. Turk; Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Morgan Edge; Dr. Gretchen Kelley; Intergang; Gillespie
Synopsis:
Superman exiles himself in space, unsure of how deeply Brainiac has affected his mind.
Reprints:

Dangerous Ground (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Inspector Bill Henderson; Mrs. Turk; Roy; Bob Nenno; Amanda McCoy; Jose Delgado; Jerry White; Professor Emil Hamilton; Toby Raynes; Matrix [Supergirl]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Tammy; Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Morgan Edge; Dr. Sydney Happersen; Myra
Synopsis:
Superman fights off some space parasites, the police believe Clark Kent is dead and Professor Hamilton helps free Jose from Luthor's control.
Reprints:

If This Be My Fate (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway (plot assist); Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Inspector Bill Henderson; Lois Lane; Perry White; General Ripley; Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer (flashback)
Synopsis:
Lois Lane goes to Trudeau, South Dakota, and discovers the government cover-up that an alien had killed the townspeople. Meanwhile, it appears that Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer has followed Superman into space.
Reprints:

Hell Beyond (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway (plot assist); Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Adam Morgan; Lex Luthor; Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer; Morgan Edge; Eon
Synopsis:
Superman must stop the Wordbringer, or he will continue to steal brains from other species.
Reprints:

Alone! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4676

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [Supergirl]
Synopsis:
Superman tries to farm a deserted alien planet.
Reprints:

Apparitions (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [Supergirl]; Professor Emil Hamilton; Jose Delgado; Kitty Faulkner; General Zod (hallucination); Quex-Ul (hallucination); Zaora (hallucination); Lex Luthor (hallucination); Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox] (hallucination)
Synopsis:
Superman has hallucinations when his oxygen runs out in space.
Reprints:

Wayfarer (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [as Clark Kent]; Cat Grant; Adam Morgan; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Bibbo Bibbowski; Amanda McCoy; Feliaeus; Terrapin; Draaga; Mongul
Synopsis:
Superman has been rescued, but finds himself aboard Warworld, fighting for his life.
Reprints:

Memories of Krypton's Past (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway; George Perez; Roger Stern
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (pages 1-3, 12-14, 21-23, 29, 33 (panel 7), 34-36, 39-40, 45, 46 (bottom tier), 47, 48 (right)); Mike Mignola (pages 5-6, 11, 17-18, 24-25, 27, 28 (right), 31 (panel 8), 32-33, 37-38, 42-43, 46 (middle tier), 48 (left)); Curt Swan (pages 4, 7-9, 15-16, 19-20)
Inks:
John Statema (pages 1-3, 12-14, 21-23, 29, 33 (panel 7), 34-36, 39-40, 45, 46 (bottom tier), 47, 48 (right)); George Perez (pages 5-6, 11, 17-18, 24-25, 27, 28 (right), 31 (panel 8), 32-33, 37-38, 42-43, 46 (middle tier), 48 (left)); Brett Breeding (pages 4, 7-9, 15-16, 19-20)
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Gladiator Attendant Lentra; Draaga; Jor-El (flashback); Kelex (flashback); Lara (flashback); Sen-M the Elder (flashback); the League of Life (flashback); Syra (flashback); Tyr-N (flashback); Perry White (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Jimmy Olsen (flashback); Cat Grant (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Matrix [Supergirl] (flashback); Lana Lang (flashback); Mongul; Kaargl
Synopsis:
Superman fights and defeats Mongul's gladiators. The Cleric has an artifact from Krypton that he has been holding until the right person comes along.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eradicator

Gladiator (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Jimmy Olsen; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Draaga; Mongul
Synopsis:
Superman battles and defeats Mongul. The Cleric uses the Eradicator to teleport Superman from Warworld. Jimmy Olsen runs into Clark Kent, who is really Matrix.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jerry Ordway & George Perez credited as "co-conspirators."

Heritage (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Gladiator Attendant Lentra; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Draaga; Mongul; The Chief Engineer; E-D; A-L
Synopsis:
Draaga battles Mongul for control of Warworld. Superman bonds with the Eradicator. The Daily Planet staff tries to figure out what is wrong with Clark Kent.
Reprints:

Two Destinies! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Matrix [as Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Draaga; Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Dr. Gretchen Kelley
Synopsis:
Superman bonds with the Eradicator, and the Cleric dies after completing his mission.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eradicator

Redemption! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway (plot); Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Cellkeeper 385; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [as Clark Kent]; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Professor Emil Hamilton; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Officer Reynolds; Morgan Edge; Ugly Mannheim; DeSaad [posing as Darkseid]; Turmoil; Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]
Synopsis:
Superman uses the Eradicator to teleport to Earth. Intergang goes after Lois Lane.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eradicator

Superman on Earth (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Perez
Pencils:
George Perez (breakdowns); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Jimmy Olsen; Matrix [as Clark Kent]; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Allie (cameo); VILLAINS: Morgan Edge; DeSaad [posing as Darkseid]; Darkseid; Turmoil; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Superman returns to Earth, and must rescue Lois Lane and Gangbuster from Turmoil.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eradicator

Superman in Space! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD (Marvel, 1968 series) #6. Signature includes "after Steranko."

Where Is Superman? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Brain Dead! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway [as D' Ordster] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway [as D' Ordster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer
Reprints:

Where No One Can Hear You Scream! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

Phantoms of the Past! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway [as Mungojerry] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway [as Mungojerry] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; General Zod; Quex-Ul; Zaora; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway [as Mongo Jerry] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway [as Mongo Jerry] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Gladiator Attendant Lentra
Reprints:

Mongul's Mad! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mongul
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385
Reprints:

Mindfield! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric
Reprints:

Turmoil! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Turmoil
Reprints:

Superman Returns to Action Comics (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
George Perez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #1 by Joe Shuster.

["Compelled by remorse and guilt..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman: Exile
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman in Exile
    Superman
  4. 3. Dangerous Ground
    Superman
  5. 4. If This Be My Fate
    Superman
  6. 5. Hell Beyond
    Superman
  7. 6. Alone!
    Superman
  8. 7. Apparitions
    Superman
  9. 8. Wayfarer
    Superman
  10. 9. Memories of Krypton's Past
    Superman
  11. 10. Gladiator
    Superman
  12. 11. Heritage
    Superman
  13. 12. Two Destinies!
    Superman
  14. 13. Redemption!
    Superman
  15. 14. Superman on Earth
    Superman
  16. 15. Superman in Space!
    Superman
  17. 16. Where Is Superman?
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  19. 18. Brain Dead!
    Superman
  20. 19. Where No One Can Hear You Scream!
    Superman
  21. 20. Phantoms of the Past!
    Superman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  24. 23. Mongul's Mad!
    Superman
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  26. 25. Mindfield!
    Superman
  27. 26. Turmoil!
    Superman
  28. 27. Superman Returns to Action Comics
    Superman
  29. 28. ["Compelled by remorse and guilt..."]
    Superman
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