(2020)

DC, 2020 Series
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Price
49.99 USD; 65.99 CAD
Pages
488
On-sale Date
2020-08-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-77950-491-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781779504913 54999
Printer
LSC Communications, Kendallville, IN
Editing
Andy Helfer (credited) (editor - original series); Mike Carlin (credited) (editor - original series); Robert Greenberger (credited) (editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (credited) (group editor - collected editions); Erika Rothberg (credited) (editor - collected edition)

Issue Notes

Collects:
The Man of Steel (DC, 1986 series) #1-6
Superman (DC, 1987 series) #1-4
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #584-587
Adventures of Superman (DC, 1987 series) #424-428
and pages from Who's Who: Update '87 (DC, 1987 series) #1, 3-4

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

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

Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko

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

Indexer Notes

Front cover under the dust jacket with illustration from The Man of Steel #6.

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

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

Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)

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

Indexer Notes

Front inside dust jacket flap with illustration from Superman #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko

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

Indexer Notes

Front end pages with illustration from The Man of Steel #2.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from Superman #8 (which is not included in this volume).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Karl Kesel (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information with illustration from Superman #4.

Dedication (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The new Superman has many fathers and mothers.
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Indexer Notes

Dedication by John Byrne

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration from the Standard Cover of The Man of Steel #1.

Superman: A Personal View (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superman began as a television series starring George Reeves.
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Forward by John Byrne. It is dated 1991, however it was originally published in The Man of Steel #1 (1986). Includes illustration from The Man of Steel #2.

[The Man of Steel #1 - Collector's Edition Cover] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

This cover has a close-up of Clark opening his shirt and was only available at direct-sales outlets.

[The Man of Steel #1 - Standard Cover] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Jay (logo design); ?

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

Indexer Notes

This cover depicts the explosion of Krypton.

Book One: Prologue: From Out the Green Dawn... (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2725
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jor-El (post-Crisis intro); Lara (post-Crisis intro); Kelex (intro); Kelor; Kal-El (as baby, post-Crisis intro)
Synopsis
Lara and Jor-El discuss their unborn son, and how Jor-El intends to protect him. As Krypton begins its final eruptions, Jor-El sends Kal-El to Earth.
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Chapter One: The Secret (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent [Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent (post-Crisis intro); Martha Kent (post-Crisis intro); Lana Lang (post-Crisis intro)
Synopsis
Clark Kent is now a star football player, helped by additional strength. But his foster father reveals that he is adopted and is an alien from another planet.
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Chapter Two: The Exposure (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent [Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lois Lane (post-Crisis intro)
Synopsis
After helping out secretly for years, Clark Kent is forced into doing his first public super-deed, saving the space-plane Constitution. In doing so, he has his first meeting with Lois Lane.
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Epilogue: The Super-Hero (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis
The Kents design and make a costume for Clark, and come up with a way for him to look different in both identities as he adopts his Superman identity.
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[The Man of Steel #2] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Book Two: The Story of the Century! (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2726
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor; Mr. Guthrie
Synopsis
Superman meets Lois and Clark gets a job at the Daily Planet.
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[The Man of Steel #3] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Magpie [Margaret Pye]
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Book Three: One Night in Gotham City... (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2727
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Henry Jarrell (dies); VILLAINS: Magpie [Margaret Pye]; Bull Carter (dies)
Synopsis
Superman comes to Gotham City to arrest the outlaw Batman, interrupting Batman's pursuit of the criminal Magpie. While pursuing the villain together, Superman comes to realize that Gotham City is very different from Metropolis and needs a different type of hero.
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[The Man of Steel #4] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Book Four: Enemy Mine... (Table of Contents: 22)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; Yvette; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Luthor allows a group of terrorists to attack his luxury liner so he can meet Superman and put him on his payroll. But Superman refuses to be bought and Luthor is jailed for reckless endangerment. In response Luthor vows revenge on the Man of Steel.
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Indexer Notes

Superman's first encounter with Lex Luthor (post-Crisis).

[The Man of Steel #5] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Book Five: The Mirror, Crack'd... (Table of Contents: 24)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2729
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Jimmy Olsen; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Bizarro (dies); Dr. Teng
Synopsis
Lex tries to create a clone of Superman, resulting in the creation of Bizarro.
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Indexer Notes

First post-Crisis Bizarro.

[The Man of Steel #6] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Book Six: The Haunting (Table of Contents: 26)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2730
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Jor-El (hologram); Lara (hologram); Lois Lane (cameo)
Synopsis
On a trip home to Smallville, Superman discovers the spaceship that brought him to Earth is missing. But at the same time he triggers a computer program that reveals to him his Kryptonian heritage and places all of Krypton's knowledge in his mind. He also discovers what revealing his powers to Lana years ago did to her and decides he wants to actively pursue a life with Lois.
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[Superman #1] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's your first issue, Superman --And it could be your last!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Metallo
Reprints

Heart of Stone (Table of Contents: 28)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2828
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; VILLAINS: Metallo (origin, first post-crisis appearance); Lex Luthor; Pearl
Synopsis
Metallo is badly beating Superman... and then he mysteriously disappears.
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[Action Comics #584] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein (logo design); ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Man of Steel is out for blood --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Teen Titans [Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]; Changeling [Gar Logan]]; David Gunderson
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Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

Squatter (Table of Contents: 30)

Superman; Teen Titans / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2826
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Teen Titans [Changeling [Gar Logan]; Cyborg [Victor Stone]; Jericho [Joseph Wilson]; Wonder Girl [Donna Troy]]; Carol Samuels (first appearance); Colette; VILLAINS: David Gunderson; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
David Gunderson uses a mind-transfer device on Superman, leading to a battle with the Teen Titans.
Reprints

[Superman #2] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Secret Revealed! (Table of Contents: 32)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (credited); Keith Williams (credited) (background inks)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2906
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Amanda McCoy; Ms. Dunlop; Ms. Poole; Mr. Happersen; Dr. Kelley; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Metallo; Mr. Jenner (dies); Mr. Breen (dies)
Synopsis
Lex Luthor uses every method available to him to learn the connection between Clark Kent and Superman, including drugging Ma and Pa Kent and torturing Lana Lang. The computer calculates that Clark Kent is Superman, which Lex feels is illogical, and so he has the computer data deleted and Amanda McCoy is fired.
Reprints

[Adventures of Superman #424] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Jay (logo design); ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints
Keywords
World Trade Center

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #14. Logo design credit from Todd Klein.

Man O' War! (Table of Contents: 34)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Mike Machlan (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2827
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Sam Lane (first post-crisis appearance); Elinore Lane (first post-crisis appearance); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Cat Grant [Catherine Grant] (first appearance); Mr. Johnson; Officer McGregor; Bill Henderson (first post-crisis appearance); Professor Emil Hamilton (first appearance); VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Lilya; The Freedom League; Abu
Synopsis
Superman fights some terrorists. Luthor develops a serum that will help Lois' sick mother, which she can have if she goes on a date with him.
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[Adventures of Superman #425] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

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

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

Going the Gauntlet (Table of Contents: 36)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2863
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Charles Wilkerson (dies); Madeline Wade; Henry Wyatt; VILLAINS: Professor Emil Hamilton; Lex Luthor; The Freedom League
Synopsis
Professor Hamilton uses his invention on Superman to prove that it works, but threatens innocent people in the process.
Reprints

[Action Comics #585] (Table of Contents: 37)

Superman; The Phantom Stranger / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Stranger
Reprints
Keywords
cemeteries; graveyards; tombstones

And Graves Give Up Their Dead ... (Table of Contents: 38)

Superman; The Phantom Stranger / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko ?
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2862
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Stranger; Arathaza [Barb Kowaleski] (first appearance)
Synopsis
The Phantom Strangers enlists Superman to help defeat a creature created by the Serabite Stone.
Reprints

[Superman #3] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Legends from the Darkside (Table of Contents: 40)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2955
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Stranger; Lois Lane; Hunger Dogs; Amazing Grace; VILLAINS: Darkseid; G. Gordon Godfrey; Mr. Grist; Para-Demons; Shock Troops; Pacifier; CAMEOS: Highfather; Orion; Lightray; Metron; Mr. Miracle; Big Barda; Forever People [Serifan; Beautiful Dreamer; Mark Moonrider; Vykin the Black; Big Bear]; Desaad; Kalibak; Virman Vundabar; Granny Goodness; Kanto; Glorious Godfrey; Steppenwolf
Synopsis
Darkseid sends his omega beams after Superman, only to receive Clark Kent instead. Disappointed, Darkseid throws Clark to... the Hunger Dogs.
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Indexer Notes

LEGENDS cross-over, chapter 17; the previous chapter, Warlord (DC, 1976 series) #115, is unrelated to this story. Story is continued in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #426. Debut of Amazing Grace, who is identified in the next story.

[Adventures of Superman #426] (Table of Contents: 41)

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]; Para-Demons; Hunger Dogs
Reprints

From the Dregs (Table of Contents: 42)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited); Jerry Ordway (credited) (co-plot); John Byrne (credited) (co-plot)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman (credited)

Job Number
G-2966
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; New Gods [Highfather; Lightray; Orion]; Hunger Dogs; Graggin; Rono; VILLAINS: Darkseid; Amazing Grace; Para-Demons
Synopsis
Amazing Grace tricks Superman into joining the wrong side of the revolution.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

LEGENDS cross-over, chapter 18. Story continues from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #3 and continues in ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #586.

[Action Comics #586] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Champion (Table of Contents: 44)

New Gods; Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2935
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; New Gods [Lightray; Orion]; Hunger Dogs; VILLAINS: Darkseid; Amazing Grace; Granny Goodness
Synopsis
Orion and Lightray attempt to free Superman from Darkseid's control.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

LEGENDS cross-over, chapter 19. Story is continued from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #426.

[Superman #4] (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bloodsport
Reprints

Bloodsport! (Table of Contents: 46)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Karl Kesel (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2982
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Captain Maggie Sawyer (first appearance); Michael DuBois (first appearance); Dr. Sanchez (first appearance); VILLAINS: Bloodsport [Bobby DuBois] (first appearance); Mr. Kimberly; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Lex Luthor loses control of Bloodsport, and he starts slaughtering innocent bystanders before Superman can stop him.
Reprints

[Adventures of Superman #427] (Table of Contents: 47)

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

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

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

Mind Games (Table of Contents: 48)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-3017
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jor-El (hallucination); Lara (hallucination); Lois Lane (hallucination); Lana Lang (hallucination); Cat Grant (hallucination); VILLAINS: The Circle [Prana (dies); Zahara]; President Marlo; Lex Luthor (hallucination); Bizarro (hallucination); Metallo (hallucination); Synapse (hallucination)
Synopsis
Suspecting that Qurac is funding terrorist cells around the world, Superman invades the country and destroys their weapons.
Reprints

[Adventures of Superman #428] (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Adventures of Superman #425.

Personal Best (Table of Contents: 51)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-3038
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Perry White; Cat Grant; Judy Groffman; Alice White; Jerry White; Jose Delgado (first appearance); Bibbo Bibbowski (first appearance); Senator Stanton (first appearance); VILLAINS: President Marlo; Jay Falk (first appearance); Antonio Corsetti (first appearance); Louis Lyppe (first appearance); Eddie (first appearance, the leader of the Cobras)
Synopsis
Perry's son Jerry is kidnapped, and Perry must decide whether to publish a lie to save his son or the truth to maintain his integrity.
Reprints

[Action Comics #587] (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; horror-suspense
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Demon [Etrigan; Jason Blood]
Reprints

Cityscape! (Table of Contents: 53)

The Demon; Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
G-2993
Genre
superhero; horror-suspense
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Demon [Etrigan; Jason Blood]; Glenda Mark; Randu Singh; Harry Matthews; Mr. Janke; George; VILLAIN: Morgan Le Fay
Synopsis
Superman teams up with the Demon of 1987 AND the Demon of 1162 to stop Morgan Le Fay's deadly schemes.
Reprints
Keywords
black plague

Indexer Notes

This story takes place before THE DEMON (DC, 1987 series) #1-4.

Why Superman? Why Today? (Table of Contents: 54)

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

Script
Ray Bradbury
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have often been asked: Why do you write science fiction?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Ray Bradbury, dated 1991.

Reinventing the Wheel (Table of Contents: 55)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne; Jerry Ordway
Inks
John Byrne; Mike Machlan
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is no doubt in my mind that Superman, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, is the greatest comic book character of all time.
Characters
Lex Luthor; Cat Grant
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Marv Wolfman, dated 2003. Includes illustrations from The Man of Steel #4 cover and Adventures of Superman #424.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Script
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited); ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The brainchild of writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Schuster, Superman is one of the most recognized icons of the modern world.
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Jerry Ordway, dated 2004. Includes illustrations from Adventures of Superman #425 and the cover of Adventures of Superman #424.

Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 1 TPB Cover by Jerry Ordway (Table of Contents: 57)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited, signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jor-El; Lara; Lois Lane; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Bizarro; Lex Luthor
Reprints

Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 2 TPB Cover by Jerry Ordway (Table of Contents: 58)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited, signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Darkseid; Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Perry White; Professor Emil Hamilton; Metallo
Reprints

Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 3 TPB Cover by Jerry Ordway (Table of Contents: 59)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited, signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; The Demon [Etrigan; Jason Blood]; Host; Cat Grant; Green Lantern Corps [Green Lantern [Arisia Rrab]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Kilowog]]
Reprints

Amazing Grace (Table of Contents: 60)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (contributing writer); Todd Klein (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Barbara Kesel (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Amazing Grace
Reprints

Bizarro (Table of Contents: 61)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (contributing writer); Todd Klein (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Barbara Kesel (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bizarro
Reprints

Bloodsport (Table of Contents: 62)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (contributing writer); Todd Klein (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Barbara Kesel (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bloodsport
Reprints

Host (Table of Contents: 63)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Todd Klein (contributing writer); Paul Kupperberg (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Host
Reprints

Lex Luthor (Table of Contents: 64)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Todd Klein (contributing writer); Paul Kupperberg (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor
Reprints

Krypton and Kryptonite (Table of Contents: 65)

Who's Who / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Todd Klein (contributing writer); Paul Kupperberg (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
John Byrne (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton; Kryptonite

Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 66)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (contributing writer); Joey Cavalieri (contributing writer); Paul Kupperberg (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); Doug Moench (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Barbara Kesel (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane
Reprints

Magpie (Table of Contents: 67)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (contributing writer); Joey Cavalieri (contributing writer); Paul Kupperberg (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); Doug Moench (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Barbara Kesel (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magpie
Reprints

Metallo (Table of Contents: 68)

Who's Who / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr (contributing writer); Joey Cavalieri (contributing writer); Paul Kupperberg (contributing writer); Paul Levitz (contributing writer); Doug Moench (contributing writer); John Ostrander (contributing writer); Barbara Kesel (contributing writer); Bob Rozakis (contributing writer); Len Wein (contributing writer); Peter Sanderson (contributing writer)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Inks
John Byrne (credited, signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Todd Klein (logo design); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Metallo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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

Superman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko

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

Indexer Notes

Back end pages with illustration from The Man of Steel #6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko

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

Indexer Notes

Back inside dust jacket flap with illustration from The Man of Steel #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 72)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Tom Ziuko (credited)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover under the dust jacket with illustration from Action Comics #584.

The New Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 73)

Superman / illustration / 0 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket back cover with text on contents of collection. Includes illustration from the cover of Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 2 TPB.

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  3. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  4. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  5. 5. [no title indexed]
  6. 6. [no title indexed]
  7. 7. [no title indexed]
  8. 8. Dedication
  9. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  10. 10. Superman: A Personal View
  11. 11. [The Man of Steel #1 - Collector's Edition Cover]
    Superman
  12. 12. [The Man of Steel #1 - Standard Cover]
    Superman
  13. 13. Book One: Prologue: From Out the Green Dawn...
    Superman
  14. 14. Chapter One: The Secret
    Superman
  15. 15. Chapter Two: The Exposure
    Superman
  16. 16. Epilogue: The Super-Hero
    Superman
  17. 17. [The Man of Steel #2]
    Superman
  18. 18. Book Two: The Story of the Century!
    Superman
  19. 19. [The Man of Steel #3]
    Superman
  20. 20. Book Three: One Night in Gotham City...
    Superman
  21. 21. [The Man of Steel #4]
    Superman
  22. 22. Book Four: Enemy Mine...
    Superman
  23. 23. [The Man of Steel #5]
    Superman
  24. 24. Book Five: The Mirror, Crack'd...
    Superman
  25. 25. [The Man of Steel #6]
    Superman
  26. 26. Book Six: The Haunting
    Superman
  27. 27. [Superman #1]
    Superman
  28. 28. Heart of Stone
    Superman
  29. 29. [Action Comics #584]
    Superman; Teen Titans
  30. 30. Squatter
    Superman; Teen Titans
  31. 31. [Superman #2]
    Superman
  32. 32. The Secret Revealed!
    Superman
  33. 33. [Adventures of Superman #424]
    Superman
  34. 34. Man O' War!
    Superman
  35. 35. [Adventures of Superman #425]
    Superman
  36. 36. Going the Gauntlet
    Superman
  37. 37. [Action Comics #585]
    Superman; The Phantom Stranger
  38. 38. And Graves Give Up Their Dead ...
    Superman; The Phantom Stranger
  39. 39. [Superman #3]
    Superman
  40. 40. Legends from the Darkside
    Superman
  41. 41. [Adventures of Superman #426]
    Superman
  42. 42. From the Dregs
    Superman
  43. 43. [Action Comics #586]
    New Gods; Superman
  44. 44. The Champion
    New Gods; Superman
  45. 45. [Superman #4]
    Superman
  46. 46. Bloodsport!
    Superman
  47. 47. [Adventures of Superman #427]
    Superman
  48. 48. Mind Games
    Superman
  49. 49. [Adventures of Superman #428]
    Superman
  50. 50. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  51. 51. Personal Best
    Superman
  52. 52. [Action Comics #587]
    The Demon; Superman
  53. 53. Cityscape!
    The Demon; Superman
  54. 54. Why Superman? Why Today?
  55. 55. Reinventing the Wheel
  56. 56. ["The brainchild of writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Schuster, Superman is one of the most recognized icons of the modern world."]
  57. 57. Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 1 TPB Cover by Jerry Ordway
    Superman
  58. 58. Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 2 TPB Cover by Jerry Ordway
    Superman
  59. 59. Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 3 TPB Cover by Jerry Ordway
    Superman
  60. 60. Amazing Grace
    Who's Who
  61. 61. Bizarro
    Who's Who
  62. 62. Bloodsport
    Who's Who
  63. 63. Host
    Who's Who
  64. 64. Lex Luthor
    Who's Who
  65. 65. Krypton and Kryptonite
    Who's Who
  66. 66. Lois Lane
    Who's Who
  67. 67. Magpie
    Who's Who
  68. 68. Metallo
    Who's Who
  69. 69. [no title indexed]
  70. 70. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  71. 71. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  72. 72. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  73. 73. The New Metropolis!
    Superman
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