Superman #223 [Direct Sales]
(January 2006)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
2005-11-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
Barcode
761941200491 22311
Editing
Eddie Berganza; Jeanine Schaefer (assistant)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Supergirl's Farewell (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Benes (signed)
Inks
Mariah Benes (signed)
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
?

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

Stones (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Verheiden
Pencils
Ed Benes; Ivan Reis
Inks
Mariah Benes; Marc Campos; Alex Lei; Rob Lea; Oclair Albert
Colors
Rod Reis
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Talia al Ghul; Blackrock [Lucia]; Ned the Superman Robot (destroyed); Wonder Woman (flashback, cameo); Max Lord (flashback, cameo); Lex Luthor (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman visits his Amazon Fortress, and has a discussion with Supergirl about her joining Donna Troy in space. Talia visits Lucia in her Peruvian prison, and gives her the Blackrock. She escapes prison, drawing the attention of Superman and Supergirl. She incapacitates Superman, and follows Supergirl to the Fortress. Supergirl manages to defeat her, but she disappears in an explosion. We find out that Luthor had Talia give her the Blackrock.
Reprints
Keywords
Amazon Fortress of Solitude; Peru

Indexer Notes

"Special thanks to Ricardo Riamonde & Ronaldo Barata". Supergirl states she is 16 in this story.

11.05 (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 20 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Supergirl's Farewell
    Superman
  2. 1. Stones
    Superman
  3. 2. 11.05
    DC in Demand
  4. 3. [Ads]
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