(June 1993)

DC, 1991 Series
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Price:
1.95 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Mike Carlin; Jennifer Frank (assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

1993 Triangle #13. This edition with a die-cut cover was only available in the direct-sales market.


Reign of the Supermen! The Man of Steel is Back! (Table of Contents)

Steel; Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Dennis Janke
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel [John Henry Irons]

Indexer Notes

Die-cut cover.

Steel [Reign of the Supermen, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Steel; Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Bill Oakley
Job Number:
G-7702

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (flashback); Steel [John Henry Irons; also as Henry Johnson]; Lois Lane; Jeb Friedman; Keith Robert Parks; Myra; Zoid (first appearance; death); Jonathan Kent; Rosie Kurtz (first appearance); White Rabbit [Dr. Angora Lapin] (villain); Lex Luthor (villain); Sydney Happersen (villain); Dutch (villain); Rock (villain); C & H (villain); Mucus (villain; death); Doomsday (flashback; villain)
Synopsis:
When Henry Johnson, aka John Henry Irons, finds out that a gun he designed was used to kill a neighborhood kid, he builds a suit of steel to use to catch the criminals.

Indexer Notes

Story continued from ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #687 and story continues in SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #78.

The Man of Steel (Table of Contents)

Steel / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
Dennis Janke ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel [John Henry Irons]; Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

Poster is in middle of comic book.

Tempered Steel (Table of Contents)

Tempered Steel / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jennifer Frank
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Joseph P. Menta, Jr., David Scott, Jeff Mitchell, Rol Hirst, Matthew Schuermann, R. Kevin Doyle and Mark Lucas - and responses from Jennifer Frank.

[Cover - Superman: The Man of Steel #23] (Table of Contents)

Steel; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steel [John Henry Irons]; Superboy

Indexer Notes

This promo is on the inside back cover, is in black and white and is only in the direct edition.

[Reign of the Supermen!] (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jackson Guice; Tom Grummett; Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Jackson Guice; Doug Hazlewood; Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Last Son of Krypton [as Superman]; Superboy [as Superman]; Cyborg Superman [Hank Henshaw]

Indexer Notes

Back cover promotion of the other 3 "Reign of the Supermen!" issues for June 1993, featuring the interior portion of the die-cut direct edition covers for ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #687 [DM], ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #501 [DM] and SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #78 [DM].

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Reign of the Supermen! The Man of Steel is Back!
    Steel; Superman
  2. 1. Steel [Reign of the Supermen, Part 2]
    Steel; Superman
  3. 2. The Man of Steel
    Steel
  4. 3. Tempered Steel
    Tempered Steel
  5. 4. [Cover - Superman: The Man of Steel #23]
    Steel; Superman
  6. 5. [Reign of the Supermen!]
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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