(2018)

DC, 2018 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.99 USD; 33.99 CAD
Pages
188
On-sale date
2018-10-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-4012-8348-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401283483 52499
Editing
Mike Cotton (editor - original series); Jessica Chen (associate editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Scott Nybakken (editor - collected edition)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects The Man of Steel (DC, 2018 series) #1-6.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]]
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[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Fabok
Inks
Jason Fabok
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from The Man of Steel #6.

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration of Superman taken from the cover of The Man of Steel #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jason Fabok
Inks
Jason Fabok
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information with illustration from The Man of Steel #4.

[Action Comics #1000 Variant Cover Art by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee (signed)
Inks
Scott Williams (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair [as Sinc] (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Rogol Zaar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[Action Comics 80 Years of Superman: The Deluxe Edition Cover Art] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

The Truth (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Cory Petit
Editing
Brian Cunningham (group editor); Mike Cotton (editor); Jessica Chen (associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; unnamed Metropolis citizens; Laura; unnamed waitress; Rogol Zaar (intro); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Maggie Sawyer; unnamed Metropolis SCU officers; unnamed bookstore customers
Synopsis
Superman faces a new threat who is determined to eliminate all Kryptonians. But what is his connection to Krypton?
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Indexer Notes

First Superman story by Brian Michael Bendis. This story takes place between pages 11 and 14 of The Man of Steel #4.

Office Space (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
Dexter Vines
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Josh Reed
Editing
Brian Cunningham (group editor); Mike Cotton; Jessica Chen (associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one talk to me about Superman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane (mentioned, but M.I.A.); Robinson Goode; Trish Q
Synopsis
Perry has hired a new reporter now that Lois is gone.
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[The Man of Steel #1] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League [Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Man of Steel Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Ivan Reis (pages 1-20); Jason Fabok [as Jay Fabok] (pages 21-22)
Inks
Joe Prado (pages 1-20); Jason Fabok [as Jay Fabok] (pages 21-22)
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Cory Petit

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rogol Zaar; The Galactic Circle [Sardath; unidentified member of the Circle; Appa Ali Apsa [Guardian of the Universe]; Myand'r; Lord Gandelo]; Killer Moth [Drury Walker]; Firefly; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; unidentified female fire victim; unidentified firefighters; unidentified spectators; unidentified young girl (fire victim); Melody Moore (deputy fire chief, intro); Perry White; Robinson Goode; Jimmy Olsen; Ron Troupe; unidentified Daily Planet staffers; Lois Lane (flashback); Jon Kent (flashback)
Synopsis
Many years ago, Rogol Zaar warns members of the Galactic Circle of the threat that Krypton poses to the universe, and pleads for permission to wipe out all Kryptonians. Appa Ali Apsa later notifies Zaar that the Circle decided against such action. Meanwhile Superman is busy capturing Firefly and Killer Moth, investigating a suspicious building fire, and returning to the Planet as Clark to write up the stories. But he is haunted by a memory of Lois and Jon, whose whereabouts are unknown.
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Keywords
Circle; Daily Planet; Krypton; The Galactic Circle [The Circle]

Indexer Notes

Rogol Zaar previously appeared in Action Comics #1000. This story takes place prior to the story in that issue.

Referred to as The Circle in this issue, in issue #2 they are referred to as the Galactic Circle.

Robinson Goode previously appeared in DC Nation #0 (2018).

[The Man of Steel #2] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Clark Kent (as a boy)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Superman logo on an otherwise red blank page

Man of Steel Part 2 (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Evan Shaner [as Doc Shaner] (pages 1-13); Jason Fabok [as Jay Fabok] (pages 14-15); Steve Rude (pages 16-24)
Inks
Evan Shaner [as Doc Shaner] (pages 1-13); Jason Fabok [as Jay Fabok] (pages 14-15); Steve Rude (pages 16-24)
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Josh Reed

Genre
superhero
Characters
Appa Ali Apsa [Guardian of the Universe]; Lord Gandelo; Robinson Goode; Trish Q; Steve Lombard; Ron Troupe; Jimmy Olsen; unidentified Daily Planet staffers; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Toyman [Winslow Schott]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Lois Lane (flashback); Jon Kent (flashback); Ambush Bug; unnamed alien bar patrons; unnamed alien female bartender; unidentified fire victims; unidentified car salesmen; unidentified car shoppers; unidentified female news anchor (image on monitor); The Joker (image on monitor in car); Rogol Zaar
Synopsis
In the aftermath of Krypton's destruction, Appa Ali Apsa and Lord Gandelo discuss Zaar's possible involvement. On Earth, Superman battles the Toyman and deals with another arson fire. Planet staffers Robinson Goode and Trish Q both want to find out what happened to Lois Lane. Clark has another flashback to a fateful moment with Lois and Jon. At an alien bar in the Vega System, Zaar learns about the existence of Superman, the last survivor of Krypton.
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Keywords
Daily Planet; Krypton; The Galactic Circle; Vega System

[The Man of Steel #3] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rogol Zaar; Kal-El (as a baby)
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Superman logo on an otherwise blue blank page

Man of Steel Part 3 (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Ryan Sook (pages 1-15, 17-23); Jason Fabok (page 16)
Inks
Ryan Sook (pages 1-11, 14, 17-23); Wade Von Grawbadger (pages 12-13, 15); Jason Fabok (page 16)
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Josh Reed

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rogol Zaar; Melody Moore (deputy fire chief); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lois Lane (flashback); Jon Kent (flashback); unidentified man (flashback); Perry White; Robinson Goode; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Rogol Zaar arrives on Earth and finds the Fortress of Solitude. Superman calls in Batman to help investigate the arson fires in Metropolis. Superman and Supergirl respond to an alarm at the Fortress to find it and Kandor in ruins. The cousins follow Zaar's trail to Metropolis.
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Keywords
Daily Planet; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

[The Man of Steel #4] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair

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

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Man of Steel Part 4 (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Kevin Maguire (pages 1-11, 14-22); Jason Fabok (pages 12-13)
Inks
Kevin Maguire (pages 1-11, 14-22); Jason Fabok (pages 12-13)
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Josh Reed

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Rogol Zaar; unnamed office worker (rescued by Superman); other unidentified office workers; Perry White; Robinson Goode; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane (flashback); Jon Kent (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Laura; unnamed waitress; Maggie Sawyer; unidentified Metropolis SCU officers; unidentified Metropolis residents
Synopsis
Superman and Supergirl battle Rogol Zaar in Metropolis. Zaar defeats the cousins and then disappears. Hal Jordan shows up in the aftermath, and Superman tells Hal that he has learned that Zaar is on a mission to cleanse the galaxy of all Kryptonians.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet

Indexer Notes

The story "The Truth" from Action Comics #1000 takes place between pages 11 and 14 of this issue. Superman recounts details of that encounter to Hal starting on page 14.

Laura and the unnamed waitress previously appeared in Action Comics #1000 "The Truth".

[The Man of Steel #5] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Ivan Reis
Inks
Joe Prado
Colors
Alex Sinclair

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Doomsday (hand only)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Superman logo on an otherwise yellow blank page

Man of Steel Part 5 (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Adam Hughes (pages 1-7, 12-23); Jason Fabok (pages 8-11)
Inks
Adam Hughes (pages 1-7, 12-23); Jason Fabok (pages 8-11)
Colors
Adam Hughes (pages 1-7, 12-23); Alex Sinclair (pages 8-11)
Letters
Josh Reed

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Rogol Zaar; unidentified residents of Kandor (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Jon Kent (flashback); Melody Moore; unidentified Metropolis firefighters; unidentified fire rescue victims; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Justice League [Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman [Diana of Themyscira]; unidentified citizens
Synopsis
To reduce damage to Metropolis, Superman drags Rogol Zaar to the Moon, where the ensuing battle leaves Superman unconscious. Melody Moore looks for a pattern in the arson fires. When a new fire breaks out, Supergirl and the Justice League lend a hand. Supergirl finds Superman on the Moon and with the League brings him to the Hall of Justice to recover. In flashback, we see Jor-El offer to take Jon on a tour of the galaxy over the objections of Clark and Lois.
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Keywords
Hall of Justice

[The Man of Steel #6] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
Ivan Reis (signed)
Inks
Joe Prado (signed)
Colors
Alex Sinclair [as Sinc] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Rogol Zaar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Man of Steel Finale (Table of Contents: 22)

Superman / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Jason Fabok
Inks
Jason Fabok
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Josh Reed

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jon Kent (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Rogol Zaar; unnamed Paris residents; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Justice League [The Flash [Barry Allen]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; other unidentified heroes (shown from the back)]; Melody Moore; Darryl Connors (unidentified boy)
Synopsis
Superman and Supergirl have a final showdown with Rogol Zaar. In flashback, Lois and Jon agree to accompany Jor-El on a trip across the galaxy which Jor-El believes is necessary for Jon's education.
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor; Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

Storyline continues in Superman (DC, 2018 series) #1 and Action Comics #1001.

While not named in this issue, the young boy at the end of the story is identified as Darryl Connors in Action Comics #1001.

Jim Lee Sketchbook (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Jim Lee
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Rogol Zaar

Indexer Notes

Character designs and concept art for Rogol Zaar.

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [Title Page]
    Superman
  3. 2. [Title and Credits]
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  5. 4. [Action Comics #1000 Variant Cover Art by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair]
    Superman
  6. 5. [Action Comics 80 Years of Superman: The Deluxe Edition Cover Art]
    Superman
  7. 6. The Truth
    Superman
  8. 7. Office Space
    Superman
  9. 8. [The Man of Steel #1]
    Superman
  10. 9. Man of Steel Part 1
    Superman
  11. 10. [The Man of Steel #2]
    Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Man of Steel Part 2
    Superman
  14. 13. [The Man of Steel #3]
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Man of Steel Part 3
    Superman
  17. 16. [The Man of Steel #4]
    Superman
  18. 17. Man of Steel Part 4
    Superman
  19. 18. [The Man of Steel #5]
    Superman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. Man of Steel Part 5
    Superman
  22. 21. [The Man of Steel #6]
    Superman
  23. 22. Man of Steel Finale
    Superman
  24. 23. Jim Lee Sketchbook
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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