Superman #2 [Direct Edition]
(February 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price:
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Editing:
Andrew Helfer
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Secret Revealed! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [Superman; Kal-El]; Lex Luthor; Amanda McCoy
Reprints:

The Secret Revealed! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin; Keith Williams (backgrounds)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-2906

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Amanda McCoy; Ms. Dunlop; Ms. Poole; Mr. Happersen; Dr. Kelley; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Metallo; Mr. Jenner (dies); Mr. Breen (dies)
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor uses every method available to him to learn the connection between Clark Kent and Superman, including drugging Ma and Pa Kent and torturing Lana Lang. The computer calculates that Clark Kent is Superman, which Lex feels is illogical, and so he has the computer data deleted and Amanda McCoy is fired.
Reprints:

Meanwhile.. Superman's Other Creators (Table of Contents)

Meanwhile... / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Giordano
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jerry Ordway (photo)

Indexer Notes

Dick Giordano talks about the "other" creators on the Superman books - Marv Wolfman and Jerry Ordway.

Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Andy Helfer
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-2598

Indexer Notes

Andy Helfer introduces himself. Letters from readers - Alexander J.L. Bouchard, Kiril Kundurazieff, Terry Wood and John Migliore - and responses from Andy Helfer.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret Revealed!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Secret Revealed!
    Superman
  3. 2. Meanwhile.. Superman's Other Creators
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. Superman
    Superman
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