([November] 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
19.95 USD
Pages:
326
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
ISBN:
0930289293 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike Gold; Robert Greenberger
Color:
color
Binding:
hardcover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Ken Steacy
Colors:
Ken Steacy ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Origins of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Letters:
Typeset

Gathering the Greatest (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

How these stories were selected.

"Superman versus Luthor" (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Paul Cassidy (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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"Superman versus The Archer" (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Leo Nowak (ghosting for Joe Shuster)
Inks:
Leo Nowak (ghosting for Joe Shuster)
Colors:
Liz Berube
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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What if Superman Ended the War? (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
Liz Berube
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero; War
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
  • from Look Magazine (27 February 1940) [see notes]

Indexer Notes

The book dates this reprint as 1943, but this is incorrect. It was originally in 3-colors (black, white, and red). Thanks to Denys Howard and Michael Feldman for this information (August 2004).

The Mysterious Mr. Mxyztplk (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (credited to someone else in the book)
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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The Origin of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Al Plastino (credited to someone else in the book)
Inks:
Al Plastino (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

origin

"The Girl of Steel" (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 1(Part 1) of 3 part story. Only first part title is listed in Table of Contents

The Lost Super Powers (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 2(Part 2) of 3 part story. Only first part title is listed in Table of Contents.

Superman's Return to Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 3(Part 3) of 3 part story. Only first part title is listed in Table of Contents.

Clark Kent's College Days [Untold Tales of Superman #1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
Helen Vesik
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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The Super Key to Fort Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman (not credited in the book)
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye +
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Fortress of Solitude (intro) Batman; Joker (trophy); Green Kryptonite
Synopsis:
Someone has broken into Superman's Fortress of Solitude, so Superman searches the place for clues.
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The Amazing Bizarro (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 1 of a 3 part story. Only Chapter 3 title listed in Table of Contents.

The Runaway Super-Creature (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 2 of a 3 part story. Only Chapter 3 title listed in Table of Contents.

The Battle with Bizarro (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 3 of a 3 part story. Only Chapter 3 title listed in Table of Contents.

The Girl from Superman's Past (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman recalls his college romance with Lori Lemaris, a mermaid from sunken Atlantis.
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Krypton Lives On (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman (cameo); Robin (cameo)
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 1 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "Superman's Other Life".

Futuro, Super-Hero of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 2 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "Superman's Other Life".

The Superman of Two Worlds (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 3 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "Superman's Other Life".

The Night of March 31st (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (credited to someone else in the book)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Sequence includes 1/3rd of last page as text article about The Great Boo-Boo Contest - there were lots of intentional errors in the story as an April Fool's Joke.

Lex Luthor, Hero! [The Death of Superman Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors:
Bill Wray
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 1 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "The Death of Superman".

Luthor's Super-/Bodyguard [The Death of Superman Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors:
Bill Wray
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 2 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "The Death of Superman".

The Death of Superman Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors:
Bill Wray
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Chapter 3 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "The Death of Superman".

The Titanic Twins [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red & Superman-Blue Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Shelly Eiber
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 1 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue".

The Anti-Evil Ray [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Shelly Eiber
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 2 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue".

The End of Superman's Career [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Shelly Eiber
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Chapter 3 of 3 part story. Title listed in Table of Contents is "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue".

The Forever People (Table of Contents)

Forever People / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Al Plastino (Superman touch-ups)
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
?

Characters:
Forever People; Superman
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Indexer Notes

Originally titled "In Search of a Dream!"

Must There Be a Superman? (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot Maggin
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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For the Man Who Has Everything... (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
Dave Gibbons

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El]; Lyla Lerrol Kal-El (in Superman's mind); Allura Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Van-El (in Superman's mind); Orna-El (in Superman's mind); Kara Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Jor-El (in Superman's mind); Lor-Em (in Superman's mind); Dax-Ar (in Superman's mind); Mongul; Thomas Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Martha Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Joe Chill (cameo, in Batman's mind); Jax-Ur (as a picture on a handout, in Superman's mind); Brainiac (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Bolphunga The Unrelenting (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Adam Strange (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Guardian of the Universe (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Hyanthis (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Branx warrior (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Martian Manhunter (cameo, in Mongul's mind)
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman, Batman, and Robin arrive at the Fortress of Solitude to celebrate Superman's birthday, but find him under the thrall of a flower called the Black Mercy, a gift from Mongul. Under its control, Superman experiences his greatest desire, life on an unexploded Krypton. While Wonder Woman fights with Mongul, Batman and Robin remove the flower from Superman, and after it briefly attaches to Batman, Robin puts it on Mongul, trapping him in dreams of his own greatest desire.
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The Secret Revealed (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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End Notes (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Greenberger
Letters:
Typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Origins of Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. Gathering the Greatest
    Superman
  5. 4. "Superman versus Luthor"
    Superman
  6. 5. "Superman versus The Archer"
    Superman
  7. 6. What if Superman Ended the War?
    Superman
  8. 7. The Mysterious Mr. Mxyztplk
    Superman
  9. 8. The Origin of Superman
    Superman
  10. 9. "The Girl of Steel"
    Superman
  11. 10. The Lost Super Powers
    Superman
  12. 11. Superman's Return to Krypton
    Superman
  13. 12. Clark Kent's College Days [Untold Tales of Superman #1]
    Superman
  14. 13. The Super Key to Fort Superman
    Superman
  15. 14. The Amazing Bizarro
    Superboy
  16. 15. The Runaway Super-Creature
    Superboy
  17. 16. The Battle with Bizarro
    Superboy
  18. 17. The Girl from Superman's Past
    Superman
  19. 18. Krypton Lives On
    Superman
  20. 19. Futuro, Super-Hero of Krypton
    Superman
  21. 20. The Superman of Two Worlds
    Superman
  22. 21. The Night of March 31st
    Superman
  23. 22. Lex Luthor, Hero! [The Death of Superman Part 1]
    Superman
  24. 23. Luthor's Super-/Bodyguard [The Death of Superman Part 2]
    Superman
  25. 24. The Death of Superman Part 3
    Superman
  26. 25. The Titanic Twins [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red & Superman-Blue Part 1]
    Superman
  27. 26. The Anti-Evil Ray [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue Part 2]
    Superman
  28. 27. The End of Superman's Career [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue Part 3]
    Superman
  29. 28. The Forever People
    Forever People
  30. 29. Must There Be a Superman?
    Superman
  31. 30. For the Man Who Has Everything...
    Superman
  32. 31. The Secret Revealed
    Superman
  33. 32. End Notes
    Superman
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