Superman #21 [Direct Edition]
(September 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:
Mike Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Part I of the Supergirl Saga! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Matrix]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Corrected cover pencil & ink credits from Ralf H. Kienzle (December 15, 2005).

You Can't Go Home Again (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3838

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Matrix] (Pocket Universe); Lex Luthor (first appearance; Pocket Universe); Pete Ross (Pocket Universe); Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; VILLAIN: Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Supergirl introduces herself to Superman, and then they are transported to the Pocket Universe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #444.

Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Renee Witterstaetter
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-3197

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - David Metz, Neil Ahlquist, Stacy Brian Barley, Sam Hatcher, Mark Glinskie, Ed Moretti, R.K., Paul Anthony Lhossas, Bob Clinton, Carlos Pico, Jr., Tim Moyle and Howard T. Kodd - and responses from Renee Witterstaetter. Preview of cover to ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #444.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Part I of the Supergirl Saga!
    Superman
  2. 1. You Can't Go Home Again
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman
    Superman
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