Numbering continues from Supreme: The New Adventures (Maximum Press, 1996 series). #49's indicia title is: "SUPREME: THE NEW ADVENTURES Volume 3, Number 48, May 1997." Series continues with new numbering as Awesome Entertainment's Supreme the Return (Awesome, 1999 series).
Issue #52 was released as #52a and #52b. There is no plain #52. Both have different contents and covers.