(2018)

DC, 2018 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
125.00 USD; 163.00 CAD
Pages:
916
On-sale date:
2018-04-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-7823-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781401278236 59999
Editing:
Mike Carlin (editor - original series); Jon Peterson (associate editor - original series); Renee Witterstaetter (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Robin Wildman (editor - collected edition)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.5 " x 11"
Paper Stock:
matte paper interiors
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects Adventures of Superman (DC, 1987 series) #445-460, Superman (DC, 1987 series) #23-37, Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #643-646, and Action Comics Annual (DC, 1987 series) #2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

This is the book cover under the dust jacket. It wraps around from front to back cover and features a silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

The Secret of Gangbuster (Table of Contents: 2)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Front interior dust jacket with brief synopsis of this collection. Illustration carries over from dust jacket front cover.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Title page, includes silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

insert or dust jacket / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Contents (Table of Contents: 6)

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, includes silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Jerry Ordway, dated January 2017

[Adventures of Superman #445] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Headhunter (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-3837

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Cat Grant; Lois Lane; Allie; Pete James Shoemaker (dies); Inspector Bill Henderson; Jerry White; Jose Delgado; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dr. Howard; VILLAINS: Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Lex Luthor; Adele de Havenet
Synopsis:
Perry White confronts Cat about her drinking problem. Brainiac is killing homeless people, looking for an organic serum to stave off Milton Fine's body rejecting Vril Dox's alien essence.
Reprints:

[Superman #23] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils:
Mike Mignola (signed)
Inks:
P. Craig Russell (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Silver Banshee
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Curse of the Banshee (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Mike Mignola
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3840

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Captain O'Conner (first appearance); VILLAINS: Silver Banshee [Siobhan McDougal] (origin); Bevan McDougal; Seamus McDougal (first appearance; Bevan's uncle); the Crone (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Superman, Lois and Jimmy head for Ireland, and learn the origin of Silver Banshee.
Reprints:

[Adventures of Superman #446] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Gangbuster
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

First Steps (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4180

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; first as new Gangbuster]; Lana Lang (dream); Mrs. Berg (dream; dies); Jonathan Kent (dream); Supergirl [Matrix] (dream); Mrs. Turk; Jose Delgado; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Miss Conway; Mr. Poe; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Mr. Wright; Steve Lombard (first post-Crisis appearance; in tv broadcast); Sarah Olsen (on phone); Carol Samuels; Allie; VILLAINS: General Zod (dream); Quex-Ul (dream); Zaora (dream); Dr. Sydney Happersen; Heddison Maxwell Carter; Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge
Synopsis:
Superman is having nightmares after killing the Kryptonians, Lex Luthor gives Jose the use of his legs and there is a new Gangbuster in town.
Reprints:

[Superman #24] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Rampage [Dr. Kitty Faulkner]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Power Politics (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-3841

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Rampage [Dr. Kitty Faulkner]; Perry White; Cat Grant; Sally (a nurse); Mr. Durwood; Harry; Lou; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Senator Herbert Forrest; Dr. Tom Moyers
Synopsis:
Dr. Moyers manipulates Rampage, using her to sabotage Senator Forrest's campaign.
Reprints:

[Adventures of Superman #447] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Dave Gibbons (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Military salute; US Air Force

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Over the Edge (Table of Contents: 22)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4181

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Gangbuster]; Lois Lane; Jose Delgado; Dan Turpin; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Admiral Schwartz (first appearance); Dr. Gideon; Toby Raynes; Cat Grant; Inspector Bill Henderson; Bibbo Bibbowski; VILLAINS: Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Lex Luthor; Heddison Maxwell Carter (dies); Morgan Edge; Myra; Willie Hargreaves
Synopsis:
Clark Kent stops an assassination attempt on Lex Luthor. The "new" Gangbuster continues to prowl the streets.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Admiral Schwartz looks like Julius Schwartz.

[Superman #25] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [Superman; Kal-El]; Allie; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Cat Grant; Lois Lane
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Head Trips (Table of Contents: 25)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
John Beatty
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4158

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Allie; Lou; Perry White (hallucination); Lois Lane (hallucination); Mrs. Parkinson; VILLAINS: Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Luthor thinks he has control over Brainiac, but Brainiac turns the tables on him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"With a big thanks to that Adventurous lad, Jerry Ordway, for all the advice and input."

[Adventures of Superman #448] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Inspector Bill Henderson; Willy Hargreaves; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

The Ledge (Table of Contents: 28)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4182

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Gangbuster]; Lois Lane; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Jose Delgado; Inspector Bill Henderson; Matrix [Supergirl]; Dubbilex; Cat Grant; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Morgan Edge; Miss Conway; Willy Hargreaves; Amanda McCoy; Matt Stockton; The Dominion; The Thanagarians
Synopsis:
Superman prevents a criminal from committing suicide.
Reprints:

[Superman #26] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

... It's Just a Shot Away! (Table of Contents: 31)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4294

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Gangbuster]; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Sgt. Dan Turpin; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Sarge Steel; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; VILLAINS: Baron Sunday (first appearance); Joey Medero; Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Morgan Edge; Thanagarians
Synopsis:
Baron Sunday is able to use voodoo to knock Superman for a loop. Unfortunately for Baron Sunday, once Superman's out, Gangbuster's free to roam, and he doesn't take it easy on the Baron.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Invasion crossover. Story continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #449.

[Adventures of Superman #449] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Guardian [Jim Harper]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

The Search (Table of Contents: 34)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4183

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Gangbuster]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Newsboy Legion [Big Words; Tommy; Gabby; Scrapper; Flip]; Dubbilex; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Bibbo Bibbowski; Amanda Waller; General Wade Eiling; Firestorm (cameo); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Flash [Wally West] (cameo); VILLAINS: The Dominion; The Citadel (as the Alien Alliance); Amanda McCoy; Matt Stockton
Synopsis:
Gangbuster versus the Guardian... Round 1.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Invasion crossover. Story continued from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #26. Story continues in INVASION (DC, 1989 series) #2.

[Superman #27] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gangbuster [Superman; Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Guardian [Jim Harper]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Of Course, You Know, This Means War! (Table of Contents: 37)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4284

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Gangbuster]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Allie; Lt. Higbee (first appearance); Lex Luthor (villain); Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox] (villain)
Synopsis:
Gangbuster versus the Guardian... Round 2... and Guardian finds out the true identity of Gangbuster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Invasion crossover. Story continued from INVASION (DC, 1989 series) #2. Story continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #450.

[Adventures of Superman #450] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Triple Threat (Table of Contents: 40)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4184

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Gangbuster]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Jose Delgado; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Matrix [Supergirl]; Professor Emil Hamilton; Dr. Kitty Faulkner [Rampage]; Miss Conway; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Dr. Sydney Happersen; Morgan Edge; Ugly Mannheim (first post-Crisis appearance); Matt Stockton
Synopsis:
Superman is shocked when he discovers Gangbuster is really himself. Not knowing what is happening to him, he decides to banish himself from Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Thanks are in order to John Byrne for initiating the storyline Roger Stern and Jerry Ordway have been doing these past months... as well as to Mike Machlan for his part in the creation of Gangbuster. Thanks, guys!"

Invasion crossover. Story continued from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #27.

[Superman #28] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD (Marvel, 1968 series) #6 (November 1968). Signature includes "after Steranko."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Superman in Exile (Table of Contents: 43)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Perry White; Cat Grant; John; Matt Stockton (dies); Amanda McCoy; Mrs. Turk; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Morgan Edge; Dr. Gretchen Kelley; Intergang; Gillespie
Synopsis:
Superman exiles himself in space, unsure of how deeply Brainiac has affected his mind.
Reprints:

[Adventures of Superman #451] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Dangerous Ground (Table of Contents: 46)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Inspector Bill Henderson; Mrs. Turk; Roy; Bob Nenno; Amanda McCoy; Jose Delgado; Jerry White; Professor Emil Hamilton; Toby Raynes; Matrix [Supergirl]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Tammy; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Morgan Edge; Dr. Sydney Happersen; Myra
Synopsis:
Superman fights off some space parasites, the police believe Clark Kent is dead and Professor Hamilton helps free Jose from Luthor's control.
Reprints:

[Superman #29] (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

If This Be My Fate (Table of Contents: 49)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway (plot assist); Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4515

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Inspector Bill Henderson; Lois Lane; Perry White; General Ripley; VILLAIN: Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer (flashback)
Synopsis:
Lois Lane goes to Trudeau, South Dakota, and discovers the government cover-up that an alien had killed the townspeople. Meanwhile, it appears that Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer has followed Superman into space.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #452.

[Adventures of Superman #452] (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway [as D' Ordster] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway [as D' Ordster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Hell Beyond (Table of Contents: 52)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway (plot assist); Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4517

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Adam Morgan; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Hfuhruhurr the Wordbringer; Morgan Edge; Eon (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Superman must stop the Wordbringer, or he will continue to steal brains from other species.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #29.

[Superman #30] (Table of Contents: 53)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Alone! (Table of Contents: 55)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4676

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [Supergirl]
Synopsis:
Superman tries to farm a deserted alien planet.
Reprints:

[Hostile Takeover, Part I]: King of All He Surveys! (Table of Contents: 56)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4679

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (flashback); Professor Emil Hamilton; Jose Delgado; George Eagleton; Simmons; Caroline Abernathy; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]
Synopsis:
Lex reflects on his past history with Superman, and then looks for a new challenge now that Superman has left Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"With thanks to Jerry Ordway."

[Adventures of Superman #453] (Table of Contents: 57)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway [as Mungojerry] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway [as Mungojerry] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; General Zod; Quex-Ul; Zaora; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Apparitions (Table of Contents: 59)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4667

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [Supergirl]; Professor Emil Hamilton; Jose Delgado; Kitty Faulkner [Rampage]; VILLAINS: General Zod (hallucination); Quex-Ul (hallucination); Zaora (hallucination); Lex Luthor (hallucination); Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox] (hallucination)
Synopsis:
Superman has hallucinations when his oxygen runs out in space.
Reprints:

Hostile Takeover, Part II: Insider Rumors (Table of Contents: 60)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4683

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Perry White; Professor Emil Hamilton; Kitty Faulkner; Agnes; Mr. Durwood; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor sets his sights on S.T.A.R. Labs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jerry Ordway (insider)

[Superman #31] (Table of Contents: 61)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

As Good As His Word! (Table of Contents: 63)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Peyer (co-plotter); Roger Stern (co-plotter; script)
Pencils:
Paris Cullins
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4677

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Team Luthor; Morris; Mr. Vekko; VILLAINS: Mr. Mxyzptlk [also disguised as Superman]; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
With Superman missing, Mr. Mxyzptlk sets his sights on Lex.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman [Clark Kent] does not appear in this story.

Hostile Takeover, Part III: Poison Pill! (Table of Contents: 64)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4680

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Caroline Abernathy; Alton Stuart; Mr. Durwood; Morris; Scott Harris; Lawrence Wilcox; Miss Conway; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Sydney Happersen; Dr. Gretchen Kelley
Synopsis:
Lex continues his attempt to buy out S.T.A.R. Labs.
Reprints:

[Adventures of Superman #454] (Table of Contents: 65)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway [as Mongo Jerry] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway [as Mongo Jerry] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Wayfarer (Table of Contents: 67)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4668

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Cat Grant; Adam Morgan; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Bibbo Bibbowski; Amanda McCoy; Feliaeus (first appearance); Terrapin (first appearance); Draaga (first appearance); VILLAIN: Mongul (first post-Crisis appearance)
Synopsis:
Superman has been rescued, but finds himself aboard Warworld, fighting for his life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued in ACTION COMICS ANNUAL (DC, 1987 series) #2.

Hostile Takeover, Part IV: Looking for a White Knight (Table of Contents: 68)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4688

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Caroline Abernathy; Alton Stuart; Mr. Durwood; Miss Conway; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge; George Eagleton; Mr. Simmons
Synopsis:
Lex doesn't end up with S.T.A.R. Labs, but he does get what he wanted in the first place.
Reprints:

[Action Comics Annual #2] (Table of Contents: 69)

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

Pencils:
George Pérez (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Memories of Krypton's Past (Table of Contents: 71)

Superman / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway; George Pérez; 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, 10-11, 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, 26, 28 (left))
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 Pérez (pages 5-6, 10-11, 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, 26, 28 (left))
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); Mongul (villain); Kaargl (first appearance, villain); Eradicator (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

Story continued from Adventures of Superman (DC, 1987 series) #454 and story continues in Superman (DC, 1987 series) #32.

[Superman #32] (Table of Contents: 72)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Mongul
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Gladiator (Table of Contents: 74)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-4678

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Jimmy Olsen; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Draaga; Mongul (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman battles and defeats Mongul. The Cleric uses the Eradicator to teleport Superman from Warworld. Jimmy Olsen runs into Clark Kent, who is really Matrix.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jerry Ordway & George Perez "co-conspirators". Story continued from Action Comics Annual (DC, 1987 series) #2 and continues in Adventures of Superman (DC, 1987 series) #455.

[Adventures of Superman #455] (Table of Contents: 75)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 76)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Heritage (Table of Contents: 77)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4921

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Cleric; Cellkeeper 385; Gladiator Attendant Lentra (deceased); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Draaga; VILLAINS: Mongul; The Chief Engineer (first appearance); E-D (first appearance); A-L (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Draaga battles Mongul for control of Warworld. Superman bonds with the Eradicator. The Daily Planet staff tries to figure out what is wrong with Clark Kent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #32 and story continues in SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #33.

[Superman #33] (Table of Contents: 78)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Cleric
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 79)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Two Destinies (Table of Contents: 80)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; The Cleric (dies); Cellkeeper 385; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Draaga; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Dr. Gretchen Kelley
Synopsis:
Superman bonds with the Eradicator, and the Cleric dies after completing his mission.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Eradicator appears. Story continued from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #455 and continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #456.

[Adventures of Superman #456] (Table of Contents: 81)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Turmoil
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 82)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Keywords:
Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Redemption! (Table of Contents: 83)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway (plot); Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4922

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Cellkeeper 385; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Professor Emil Hamilton; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Officer Reynolds; VILLAINS: Morgan Edge; Ugly Mannheim; DeSaad [posing as Darkseid]; Turmoil (first appearance); Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]
Synopsis:
Superman uses the Eradicator to teleport to Earth. Intergang goes after Lois Lane.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Eradicator appears. Story continued from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #33 and story continues in ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #643.

[Action Comics #643] (Table of Contents: 84)

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

Pencils:
George Pérez (signed)
Inks:
George Pérez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Planet Building

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #1.

Superman on Earth (Table of Contents: 85)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
George Pérez
Pencils:
George Pérez (breakdowns); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Bill Oakley
Job Number:
G-4755

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cat Grant; Jimmy Olsen; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Allie (cameo); Eradicator; Morgan Edge (villain); DeSaad [posing as Darkseid] (villain); Darkseid (villain); Turmoil (villain); Lex Luthor (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman returns to Earth, and must rescue Lois Lane and Gangbuster from Turmoil.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Adventures of Superman (DC, 1987 series) #455 and story continues in Superman (DC, 1987 series) #34.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 86)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

[Superman #34] (Table of Contents: 87)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
Tom Ziuko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Maggie Sawyer; Skyhook; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jamie Sawyer
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 88)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

By Hook or by Crook (Table of Contents: 89)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-5041

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Captain Maggie Sawyer; James Sawyer; Jamie Sawyer; Jimmy Olsen; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Mrs. Davis; Bobby Davis; Dr. Rodriguez; Mr. Gabrelli; Oliver T. Wohl; Mr. Wohl; Peg Wohl; VILLAIN: Skyhook [Aleister Hook] (origin; dies)
Synopsis:
Skyhook returns, and he wants Maggie's daughter back.
Reprints:

[Adventures of Superman #457] (Table of Contents: 90)

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

Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Cat Grant; Superman; Intergang
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 91)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Echoes (Table of Contents: 92)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
George Pérez (plot); Roger Stern (script)
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Ty Templeton (finishes)
Inks:
Ty Templeton
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-4923

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Cat Grant; Matrix [as Clark Kent; Supergirl]; Perry White; Alice White; Jimmy Olsen; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Andre LeBlanc (first appearance); Andrea; Sheriff Dobbs; Intergang (villains)
Synopsis:
Intergang attempts to kill Lois, Cat and Clark. After touching the Eradicator, Matrix hears/copies Superman's every action, resulting in the destruction of a store in Smallville.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #644] (Table of Contents: 93)

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

Pencils:
George Pérez (signed)
Inks:
George Pérez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Matrix [as Superman]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 94)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Doppelganger (Table of Contents: 95)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern; George Pérez
Pencils:
George Pérez
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Matrix [as Superman; Supergirl]; Kitty Faulkner [Rampage]; Starman [Will Payton]; Alvin Fitch (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Matrix attacks Superman, believing she is the one and only Superman and he is an imposter. Once things are resolved, Matrix leaves Earth.
Reprints:

[Superman #35] (Table of Contents: 96)

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

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Racer; Morgan Edge; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The image on the right side of the cover is an homage to the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #167.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 97)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Visions of Grandeur (Table of Contents: 98)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-5042

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (hallucination); VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Sydney Happersen; Gretchen Kelley
Synopsis:
Vril Dox's astral form escapes from Milton Fine's body and Luthor's control.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Roger Stern - brain trust." Story on top half of each page. Page count is split between the two stories. Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] does not appear in this story (except as an hallucination).

The Racer's Edge (Table of Contents: 99)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-5042

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Racer [Willie Walker]; Metron; Mrs. Edge (first appearance; Morgan Edge's mother; dies in flashback); Ettie (first appearance; Morgan Edge's nanny; in flashback); Dr. Kiley; Tammy; VILLAINS: Morgan Edge; Vincent Edge (first appearance; Morgan Edge's father; in flashback); Desaad [also disguised as Darkseid]; Doctor Calchi (dies); Ugly Mannheim; Intergang
Synopsis:
Intergang attempts to assassinate Morgan Edge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Jack Kirby - Inspiration." Story on bottom half of each page. Page count is split between the two stories. Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] does not appear in this story.

[Adventures of Superman #458] (Table of Contents: 100)

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

Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 101)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

I Sing the Body Elastic (Table of Contents: 102)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
George Pérez (plot); Dan Jurgens (script)
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-5115

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Cat Grant; Adam Morgan; Lois Lane; Perry White; Josh; Professor Emil Hamilton; Maxima (off panel)
Synopsis:
While at the gym, Jimmy's body starts to stretch uncontrollably, and he almost kills Cat Grant. Professor Hamilton's analysis shows that Superman may have been the one to infect Jimmy when he came back from outer space.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #645] (Table of Contents: 103)

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

Pencils:
George Pérez (signed)
Inks:
George Pérez (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Maxima; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
photographs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 104)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

My Lady Maxima (Table of Contents: 105)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern; George Pérez
Pencils:
George Pérez
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Bill Oakley
Job Number:
G-5078

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Starman [Will Payton]; Ms. Hastings; Sheryl; Joyce; Luann; Malcolm; Lana Lang; Professor Emil Hamilton; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jose Delgado; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; Maxima (first appearance, villain); Sazu (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis:
Maxima lands on Earth and she wants Superman for her mate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story picks up after the events in Starman (DC, 1988 series) #14 (September 1989).

[Superman #36] (Table of Contents: 106)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Prankster [Oswald Loomis]; Morgan Edge; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 107)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Laugh... I Thought I'd Die! (Table of Contents: 108)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-5236

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Dubbilex; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; Ms. Washington; Joe Morgan; Adam Morgan; Cat Grant; Bob; Steve Lombard; Miss Conway (off panel); Tammy; Jerry White; Perry White; Alice White; VILLAINS: Morgan Edge; Prankster [Oswald Loomis]
Synopsis:
The Prankster tries to kill Morgan Edge.
Reprints:

[Adventures of Superman #459] (Table of Contents: 109)

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

Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (signed)
Inks:
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 110)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Solitude (Table of Contents: 111)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
George Pérez (plot); Dan Jurgens (script)
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Tim Gula
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-5181

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Emil Hamilton; Cleric (flashback)
Synopsis:
Superman figures out that it is the Eradicator that is causing Jimmy's problems.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #646] (Table of Contents: 112)

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

Pencils:
George Pérez (signed)
Inks:
George Pérez (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 113)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Burial Ground (Table of Contents: 114)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern (script); Keith Giffen (plot)
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; VILLAINS: Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Gretchen Kelley; Sydney Happersen
Synopsis:
Superman must stop an alien creature.
Reprints:

[Superman #37] (Table of Contents: 115)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway [as Ordster] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway [as Ordster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Gun Him Down!
Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Newsboy Legion [Big Words; Tommy; Gabby; Scrapper; Flip]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signature includes "after Kirby" to acknowledge this cover is an homage to the cover of Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #133.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 116)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Best Friends (Table of Contents: 117)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Ordway
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
G-5267

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Newsboy Legion [Big Words; Tommy; Gabby; Scrapper; Flip]; Lois Lane; Jose Delgado; Husque; Dubbilex; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Thomas Thompkins; Walter Johnson; Inspector Bill Henderson
Synopsis:
Superman takes Jimmy to Cadmus, so they can try to cure him. Jimmy doesn't want to be there, so the Newsboy Legion tries to bust him out.
Reprints:

[Adventures of Superman #460] (Table of Contents: 118)

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

Pencils:
Dan Jurgens (signed)
Inks:
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Peters; Marty
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 119)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

Be It Ever So Deadly (Table of Contents: 120)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Jurgens
Pencils:
Dan Jurgens
Inks:
Andy Kubert
Colors:
Glenn Whitmore
Letters:
Albert DeGuzman
Job Number:
G-5261

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Collin Thornton (first appearance); Marty; Mr. Peters; Kem-L (flashback); Fen-M (flashback); Cleric (flashback); VILLAIN: Eradicator
Synopsis:
The Eradicator begins changing the Earth into Krypton. When Superman interferes, the Eradicator erases his memory.
Reprints:

Sketchbook (Table of Contents: 121)

illustration / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Ordway; Kerry Gammill
Inks:
Jerry Ordway
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Includes Jerry Ordway pencil art from Adventures of Superman #445 page 1, #446 page 4, #447 page 1, #448 page 1, #449 page 1, and #450 page 1.

Also features black and white line art for "Burn Out" advertisement by Kerry Gammill and Jerry Ordway, Who's Who black and white line art for Brainiac and Gangbuster by Jerry Ordway, and character sketches for Warworld Superman, Lentra, and Draaga by Jerry Ordway.

[Superman: Exile original paperback edition cover] (Table of Contents: 122)

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

Pencils:
Jerry Ordway (painting)
Inks:
Jerry Ordway (painting)
Colors:
Jerry Ordway (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[Biographies] (Table of Contents: 123)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside rear dust jacket with biographies of Jerry Ordway, Dan Jurgens, Roger Stern, and Kerry Gammill.

A Hero Without a Home (Table of Contents: 124)

Superman / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Dennis Janke
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket back cover with text on contents of collection, includes silhouette of Superman from Action Comics #646.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  3. 2. The Secret of Gangbuster
  4. 3. [Title Page]
  5. 4. [Title and Credits]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Contents
  8. 7. Introduction
  9. 8. [Adventures of Superman #445]
    Superman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Headhunter
    Superman
  12. 11. [Superman #23]
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Curse of the Banshee
    Superman
  15. 14. [Adventures of Superman #446]
    Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. First Steps
    Superman
  18. 17. [Superman #24]
    Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. Power Politics
    Superman
  21. 20. [Adventures of Superman #447]
    Superman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. Over the Edge
    Superman
  24. 23. [Superman #25]
    Superman
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. Head Trips
    Superman
  27. 26. [Adventures of Superman #448]
    Superman
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. The Ledge
    Superman
  30. 29. [Superman #26]
    Superman
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. ... It's Just a Shot Away!
    Superman
  33. 32. [Adventures of Superman #449]
    Superman
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. The Search
    Superman
  36. 35. [Superman #27]
    Superman
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. Of Course, You Know, This Means War!
    Superman
  39. 38. [Adventures of Superman #450]
    Superman
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. Triple Threat
    Superman
  42. 41. [Superman #28]
    Superman
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. Superman in Exile
    Superman
  45. 44. [Adventures of Superman #451]
    Superman
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
  47. 46. Dangerous Ground
    Superman
  48. 47. [Superman #29]
    Superman
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
  50. 49. If This Be My Fate
    Superman
  51. 50. [Adventures of Superman #452]
    Superman
  52. 51. [no title indexed]
  53. 52. Hell Beyond
    Superman
  54. 53. [Superman #30]
    Superman
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. Alone!
    Superman
  57. 56. [Hostile Takeover, Part I]: King of All He Surveys!
    Lex Luthor
  58. 57. [Adventures of Superman #453]
    Superman
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
  60. 59. Apparitions
    Superman
  61. 60. Hostile Takeover, Part II: Insider Rumors
    Lex Luthor
  62. 61. [Superman #31]
    Superman
  63. 62. [no title indexed]
  64. 63. As Good As His Word!
    Superman
  65. 64. Hostile Takeover, Part III: Poison Pill!
    Lex Luthor
  66. 65. [Adventures of Superman #454]
    Superman
  67. 66. [no title indexed]
  68. 67. Wayfarer
    Superman
  69. 68. Hostile Takeover, Part IV: Looking for a White Knight
    Lex Luthor
  70. 69. [Action Comics Annual #2]
    Superman
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
  72. 71. Memories of Krypton's Past
    Superman
  73. 72. [Superman #32]
    Superman
  74. 73. [no title indexed]
  75. 74. Gladiator
    Superman
  76. 75. [Adventures of Superman #455]
    Superman
  77. 76. [no title indexed]
  78. 77. Heritage
    Superman
  79. 78. [Superman #33]
    Superman
  80. 79. [no title indexed]
  81. 80. Two Destinies
    Superman
  82. 81. [Adventures of Superman #456]
    Superman
  83. 82. [no title indexed]
  84. 83. Redemption!
    Superman
  85. 84. [Action Comics #643]
    Superman
  86. 85. Superman on Earth
    Superman
  87. 86. [no title indexed]
  88. 87. [Superman #34]
    Superman
  89. 88. [no title indexed]
  90. 89. By Hook or by Crook
    Superman
  91. 90. [Adventures of Superman #457]
    Superman
  92. 91. [no title indexed]
  93. 92. Echoes
    Superman
  94. 93. [Action Comics #644]
    Superman
  95. 94. [no title indexed]
  96. 95. Doppelganger
    Superman
  97. 96. [Superman #35]
    Superman
  98. 97. [no title indexed]
  99. 98. Visions of Grandeur
    Superman
  100. 99. The Racer's Edge
    Superman
  101. 100. [Adventures of Superman #458]
    Superman
  102. 101. [no title indexed]
  103. 102. I Sing the Body Elastic
    Superman
  104. 103. [Action Comics #645]
    Superman
  105. 104. [no title indexed]
  106. 105. My Lady Maxima
    Superman
  107. 106. [Superman #36]
    Superman
  108. 107. [no title indexed]
  109. 108. Laugh... I Thought I'd Die!
    Superman
  110. 109. [Adventures of Superman #459]
    Superman
  111. 110. [no title indexed]
  112. 111. Solitude
    Superman
  113. 112. [Action Comics #646]
    Superman
  114. 113. [no title indexed]
  115. 114. Burial Ground
    Superman
  116. 115. [Superman #37]
    Superman
  117. 116. [no title indexed]
  118. 117. Best Friends
    Superman
  119. 118. [Adventures of Superman #460]
    Superman
  120. 119. [no title indexed]
  121. 120. Be It Ever So Deadly
    Superman
  122. 121. Sketchbook
  123. 122. [Superman: Exile original paperback edition cover]
    Superman
  124. 123. [Biographies]
  125. 124. A Hero Without a Home
    Superman
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