(February 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.50 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1999-12-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics Millennium Editions
Barcode
761941223469 00111
Editing
Andrew Helfer (original); Dale Crain (collected edition); Michael Wright (assistant, collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This reprint doesn't include the two text articles from the original ("Meanwhile... [The Man of Steel]" and "Superman: A Personal View").


The Legend Begins! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
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Indexer Notes

This reprint lists Dick Giordano as the inker for the cover.

The Man of Steel #1 Superman's Rebirth (Table of Contents: 1)

Remembering the Millennium / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

An overview of the context of this issue and the changes to Superman over the years; the story, and the credits. Appears on inside of front and back covers.

Prologue: From Out the Green Dawn... (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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: 3)

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: 4)

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: 5)

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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[Ad] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legend Begins!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man of Steel #1 Superman's Rebirth
    Remembering the Millennium
  3. 2. Prologue: From Out the Green Dawn...
    Superman
  4. 3. Chapter One: The Secret
    Superman
  5. 4. Chapter Two: The Exposure
    Superman
  6. 5. Epilogue: The Super-Hero
    Superman
  7. 6. [Ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Allen Ross