([May] 1989)

DC, 1987 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 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:

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 [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Cleric (first appearance); Cellkeeper 385 (first appearance); Gladiator Attendant Lentra (first appearance); Draaga; Jor-El (flashback); Kelex (flashback); Lara (flashback); Sen-M the Elder (flashback); the League of Life (flashback); Syra (flashback; dies); 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); VILLAINS: Mongul; Kaargl (first appearance)
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:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of The Eradicator, a Kryptonian device of destruction. Story continued from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #454 and story continues in SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #32.

Matrix (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Matrix [Supergirl]

Cat Grant (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cat Grant [Catherine Jane Grant]

How I Spent My Super-Summer Vacation (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Perez
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway; Mike Mignola
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

George Perez discusses how he became the writer of Action Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Memories of Krypton's Past
    Superman
  3. 2. Matrix
    Superman
  4. 3. Cat Grant
    Superman
  5. 4. How I Spent My Super-Summer Vacation
    Superman
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Daniel Thingvold
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