Superman #20 [Direct Edition]
(August 1988)

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:
Michael Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant); Paul Kupperberg (kibitzing)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Shipping date of April 5, 1988 per Direct Currents #2, February 1988.


Men of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Metallo

Doom in the Heartland (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Matrix]; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Lois Lane; Cat Grant; Perry White; Alice [Allie]; Jimmy Olsen; Doom Patrol [Celsius [Arani Caulder]; Scott Fischer; Karma [Wayne Hawkins]; Lodestone [Rhea Jones]; Negative Woman [Val Vostok]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Tempest [Joshua Clay]]; Janet Jones (dies); VILLAIN: Metallo
Synopsis:
Lana introduces Ma and Pa Kent to Supergirl. Superman goes to investigate a disturbance in Kansas City, and runs into the Doom Patrol, who have just been soundly defeated by Metallo.

Indexer Notes

Pages 20-22 of DOOM PATROL (DC, 1987 series) #10 take place between panels 4 and 5 of page 7.

Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Renee Witterstaetter
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3195

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Tim Hasci, C.P. Cagle, Peter Perez, David Metz, Andrew Kaplan, Patrick O'Connor, T.M. Maple and Jacob Gilbert - and responses from Renee Witterstaetter.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Men of Steel!
    Superman
  2. 1. Doom in the Heartland
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman
    Superman
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