([July] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
24.99 USD; 27.99 CAD
Pages:
136
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Scott Nybakken (Editor, Collected Edition); Julius Schwartz (Editor, Original Series)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
7.5" x 11.25"
Binding:
hardcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brian Bolland
Inks:
Brian Bolland
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Martian Manhunter; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Krypto; Julius Schwartz

["Why is it that the noblest people are the ones most troubled by conscience?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo copy on the inside front cover flap of the dustjacket.

Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? The Deluxe Edition (Table of Contents)

Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece. Art is a greatly enlarged panel from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #423.

Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? The Deluxe Edition (Table of Contents)

Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Title page. Art is a greatly enlarged panel from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #423.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Publication data and table of contents. Art is a greatly enlarged detail from the splash page from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #423.

The Time Has Come! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks:
George Perez (first illustration); Kurt Schaffenberger (second illustration); Murphy Anderson (second illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Art for the first illustration is taken from a panel from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #423; art for the second illustration is taken from a panel from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #583.

Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan [as Swanderson] (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson [as Swanderson] (signed)
Colors:
? (original); Tom McCraw (color reconstruction); Digikore (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Prankster; Toyman; Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Metallo; Legion of Super-Heroes (obscured)
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Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo; Tom McCraw (color reconstruction); Digikore (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane Elliot; Tim Crane; Jonathan Elliot; Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro; Lana Lang; Pete Ross (deceased); Prankster; Toyman [Winslow Schott]; Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Metallo; Perry White; Alice White; Krypto; Kryptonite Man; Legion of Super-Heroes [Supergirl; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg]]; Perry White; Alice White
Synopsis:
Tim Crane interviews Lois Lane Elliot about Superman’s final days on the 10th anniversary of his disappearance. Lois relates how Bizarro suddenly became murderous, then the Toyman and the Prankster attacked revealing Superman’s secret identity, and finally a group of Metallos attacked the Daily Planet. In response, Superman took his closest friends to the Fortress of Solitude for protection. As, Brainiac took over Luthor's body and recruited the Kryptonite Man, the Legion of Super-Heroes accompanied by Supergirl visited Superman and presented him with a statuette.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan (layouts, uncredited); Curt Swan [as Swanderson] (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson [as Swanderson] (signed)
Colors:
? (original); Tom McCraw (color reconstruction); Digikore (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Robin [Jason Todd]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl]; Martian Manhunter (miscolored); Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Krypto; Julius Schwartz; Jenette Kahn; Murphy Anderson; Curt Swan
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Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger; Murphy Anderson (uncredited)
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo; Tom McCraw (color reconstruction); Digikore (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Jordan Elliot; also as Nightwing (in photo)]; Lois Lane Elliot; Tim Crane; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen [also as Elastic Lad; also as Flamebird (in photo)]; Perry White; Alice White; Krypto; Brainiac; Lex Luthor; Kryptonite Man; Legion of Super-Villains [Cosmic King; Lightning Lord; Saturn Queen]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Vartox; Superwoman [Kristin Wells]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Martian Manhunter; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jonathan Elliot
Synopsis:
Lois continues to relate how when Superman was holed up in the Fortress with his closest friends, being attacked by Brainiac (having taken over Luthor's body), the Kryptonite Man, and the Legion of Super-Villains, he realized who the mastermind behind it all was, and called on Mr. Mxyzptlk to show himself. Just as Superman sent Mxyzptlk into the Phantom Zone, Mxy fled to his own dimension, tearing himself apart. Having taken a life, Superman exposed himself to gold kryptonite and retired. The interview over, Lois, her husband Jordy, and their infant son Jonathan settle in for a quiet evening.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Swamp Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Veitch
Inks:
Rick Veitch
Colors:
? (original); Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Swamp Thing
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The Jungle Line (Table of Contents)

Superman and Swamp Thing / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Rick Veitch
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Tatjana Wood; Jamison (color reconstruction)
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Swamp Thing; Lana Lang; Dr. Everett; Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince] (cameo); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Bloodmorel (a fungus)
Synopsis:
Clark comes in contact with a fungus from Krypton that will eventually kill him. Driving south due to his powers intermittently failing, he crashes in a swamp and stumbles upon the one creature that might help him-- Swamp Thing.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Colors:
? (original); Digikore (color reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Mongul
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For the Man Who Has Everything... (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Dave Gibbons
Inks:
Dave Gibbons
Colors:
Tom Ziuko; Digikore (color reconstruction)
Letters:
Dave Gibbons

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El]; Lyla Lerrol Kal-El (in Superman's mind); Allura Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Van-El (in Superman's mind); Orna-El (in Superman's mind); Kara Zor-El (in Superman's mind); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Jor-El (in Superman's mind); Lor-Em (in Superman's mind); Dax-Ar (in Superman's mind); Mongul; Thomas Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Martha Wayne (cameo, in Batman's mind); Joe Chill (cameo, in Batman's mind); Jax-Ur (as a picture on a handout, in Superman's mind); Brainiac (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Bolphunga The Unrelenting (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Adam Strange (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Guardian of the Universe (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Hyanthis (cameo, in Mongul's mind); A Branx warrior (cameo, in Mongul's mind); Martian Manhunter (cameo, in Mongul's mind)
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman, Batman, and Robin arrive at the Fortress of Solitude to celebrate Superman's birthday, but find him under the thrall of a flower called the Black Mercy, a gift from Mongul. Under its control, Superman experiences his greatest desire, life on an unexploded Krypton. While Wonder Woman fights with Mongul, Batman and Robin remove the flower from Superman, and after it briefly attaches to Batman, Robin puts it on Mongul, trapping him in dreams of his own greatest desire.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Colors:
? (original); Digikore (color reconstruction)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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[untitled] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Perez
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Short biographies of the major creators responsible for the stories in this volume. Illustration is a greatly enlarged panel from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #423.

O Superman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (see notes)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

On the back cover. Illustration use the Superman figure from the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #423, but heavily modified and in an entirely new composition.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. ["Why is it that the noblest people are the ones most troubled by conscience?"]
  3. 2. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? The Deluxe Edition
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? The Deluxe Edition
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  6. 5. The Time Has Come!
  7. 6. Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
    Superman
  8. 7. Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  10. 9. Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
    Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Swamp Thing
  12. 11. The Jungle Line
    Superman and Swamp Thing
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  14. 13. For the Man Who Has Everything...
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  16. 15. [untitled]
  17. 16. O Superman!
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