([July] 1993)

DC, 1993 Series
 
Price
7.50 USD; 9.95 CAD
Pages
244
On-sale Date
1993-05-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-118-2 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Bob Kahan (Editor, Collected Edition); Mike Carlin (Editor, Original Series); Jennifer Frank (Assistant Editor, Original Series)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Publication design by Brian Pearce.

Indexed from a first printing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Reuben Rude
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Matrix]; Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Robin [Tim Drake]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Martha Kent; Martian Manhunter [as Bloodwynd]; Jonathan Kent; Guy Gardner; Jimmy Olsen; Wonder Woman
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[Publication Data] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League America [Animal Man; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Martian Manhunter [as Bloodwynd]; Elongated Man]; Red Star

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Illustrated with the left half of the splash page from "Funeral Day" from Superman: The Man of Steel (DC, 1991 series) #20.

World Without a Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (statue)

Indexer Notes

Title page illustrated with a detail from "Metropolis Mailbag II" from Superman (DC, 1987 series) #76.

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

Superman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Buffer page with "quote" from Lois Lane on the death of Superman.

Death of a Legend (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (corpse); Lois Lane; Justice League America [Martian Manhunter [as Bloodwynd]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Supergirl [Matrix]; Jimmy Olsen; Cat Grant; Jose Delgado; Adam Morgan; Steve Lombard; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Paul Westfield; Murph; Professor Emil Hamilton; Bibbo Bibbowski; Perry White; Ron Troupe; Whit; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Dubbilex; Officer Champley; Doomsday (corpse); Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Guardian, Professor Emil Hamilton, and others try to bring Superman back to life.
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Re-Actions (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Denis Rodier
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (camera footage); Supergirl [Matrix]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Allie; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Scott Harris; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Paul Westfield; Team Luthor; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; Bibbo Bibbowski; Clovis; Diasy; Doctor Jorge Sanchez; High-Pockets; Lamarr; Lex Luthor; Doomsday (camera footage); Toyman [Winslow Schott] (cameo); Parasite [Rudy Jones] (cameo); Danny; George
Synopsis
Paul Westfield attempts to confiscate Superman and Doomsday's bodies on behalf of Cadmus, but the Metropolis S.C.U. and Lex Luthor won't let that happen. The world continues to mourn Superman's death.
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Vanishing Point (Table of Contents: 6)

Waverider / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Trevor Scott (finishes)
Inks
Trevor Scott
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Linear Men [Hunter; Liri Lee; Matthew Ryder; Waverider [Matthew Ryder]]; Superman (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Jimmy Olsen (flashback); Doomsday (flashback)
Synopsis
Waverider visits the time of Superman's death, and must decide whether to save him or let him die.
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Funeral Day (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Matrix]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Perry White; Allie; Dan; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Justice League America [Martian Manhunter [as Bloodwynd]; Booster Gold; Fire [Beatriz DaCosta]; Guy Gardner; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Maxima]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman; Elongated Man; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Power Girl; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Obsidian [Todd Rice]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Aquaman; Flash [Wally West]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Green Lantern [Kilowog]; New Titans [Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Phantasm; Red Star; Starfire [Koriand'r]; Wildebeest]; Geo-Force; Doctor Fate; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Forever People [Beautiful Dreamer; Big Bear; Mark Moonrider; Serifan; Vykin the Black]; Oberon; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Dubbilex; Metamorpho; Lightray; Orion; Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Team Titans [Killowat; Mirage; Redwing]; Mara; Bashir; Lobo; Kramdyn; Keith Robert Parks; Myra; Tiger (cat); Teddy Johnson; Jerry Johnson; Professor Emil Hamilton; Mildred Krantz; Underworlders; Charlie; Bibbo Bibbowski; High-Pockets; Lamarr; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; President Bill Clinton; Hillary Clinton; Mr. Hastings; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
The City of Metropolis has a funeral for Superman. Lois finally works up the nerve to call Jonathan and Martha.
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Metropolis Mailbag II (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman; Guy Gardner; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Flash [Wally West]; Power Girl; Aquaman; Maxima; Power Girl; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Elongated Man; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Bibbo Bibbowski; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Paul Westfield; Mitch Anderson; Claire Anderson; Becky Anderson; Roger Anderson
Synopsis
Various heroes help out people's needs on Christmas Eve. Paul Westfield steals Superman's corpse from his tomb.
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Grave Obsession (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (corpse); Supergirl [Matrix]; Gangbuster; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lois Lane; Elroy (cat); Inspector Bill Henderson; Dan Turpin; Rusty; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Ramirez Cane; Bibbo Bibbowski; Underworlders; Lex Luthor; Clawster; Bog; Mick; Hammer
Synopsis
Lex Luthor and Dan Turpin both find out about the break-in to Superman's tomb. Supergirl and Turpin investigate the tunnels below the tomb, and end up battling the Underworlders.
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Who's Buried in Superman's Tomb? (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Denis Rodier
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Matrix]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Inspector Bill Henderson; Dubbilex; Paul Westfield; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Tommy [Thomas Thompkins]; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Dr. Walter Johnson; Jorge Lopez; Dr. Carl Packard; Lex Luthor; Sydney Happersen; Gretchen Kelley (flashback)
Synopsis
Supergirl and the Metropolis S.C.U. continue to search the tunnels for Superman's coffin. Guardian confronts Director Westfield about stealing Superman's corpse, and agrees to let Cadmus continue its attempts to clone Superman.
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The Guardians of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Guardian / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Kesel
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Workman

Characters
Superman (corpse); Guardian [Jim Harper]; Auron [Jim Harper] (clone); Newsboy Legion [Big Words [Anthony Rodrigues] (clone); Flip [Walter Johnson] (clone); Gabby [John Gabrielli] (clone); Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire] (clone); Tommy [Thomas Thompkins] (clone)]; Dubbilex; Dr. Thomas Thompkins; Dr. Walter Johnson; Paul Westfield; Dr. Packard
Synopsis
Cadmus discovers Superman's D.N.A. code, but a new Jim Harper clone, Auron, overides his programming and destroys the only physical copy of the data.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
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Indexer Notes

Buffer page illustrated with a detail from "Ghosts" from Superman: The Man of Steel (DC, 1991 series) #21.

Ghosts (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (flashback; dream); Lois Lane; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Newsboy Legion [Big Words [Anthony Rodrigues] (clone); Flip [Walter Johnson] (clone); Gabby [John Gabrielli] (clone); Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire] (clone); Tommy [Thomas Thompkins] (clone)]; Dubbilex; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Charlie Dawson; Underworlders [Grub; Neep; Teletype; Bubble-Up; Stretch; Sponge; Hot House]; Ed; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Superman Cult
Synopsis
Lois, with the help of the Newsboy Legion and the Underworlders, breaks into Cadmus to search for Superman's body. Jonathan has a heart attack.
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The End (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (corpse); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Matrix]; Sasha Green (death); Wanda; The Hairies; Yango; Mr. Washington; Gene; Paul Westfield; Collin Thornton; Lex Luthor; Doomsday (photos)
Synopsis
Jonathan Kent has a heart attack and is worked on in the ER. Lois Lane, the Hairies, and Supergirl reclaim Superman's body from Cadmus. Lex Luthor kills Sasha.
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Life After Death! (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (as a spirit); Lois Lane; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Gangbuster; Kismet; Harry Kent (hallucination); Cat Grant; Peter; Vincent Edge; Ty; Jimmy Olsen; Ron Troupe; High-Pockets; Cindy; Clarice Day; Inspector Bill Henderson; Cleric (demon); Blaze [Angela Blaze]; Prankster [Oswald Loomis]
Synopsis
After suffering a heart attack, Jonathan's spirit joins Clark's in the astral plane. Jonathan must get Clark to clear his head, or else he might end up in Blaze's domain forever.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Buffer page with "quote" from Jonathan Kent on the death of Superman.

[Publication Data Page] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Wonder Woman; Wildcat [Ted Grant]; Power Girl; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Flash [Jay Garrick]; Guy Gardner; Fire [Beatriz DaCosta]; Obsidian [Todd Rice]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Aquaman; Flash [Wally West]; Dr. Mid-Nite [Charles McNider]; Green Lantern [Kilowog]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Geo-Force; Maxima; Doctor Fate; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Forever People [Beautiful Dreamer; Big Bear; Mark Moonrider; Serifan; Vykin the Black]; Oberon; Big Barda; Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Lightray; Orion; Dubbilex; Killowat; Redwing; Mirage; Wildebeest; Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover. Illustrated with the right half of the splash from "Funeral Day" from Superman: The Man of Steel (DC, 1991 series) #20.

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Grummett; Jackson Guice; Jon Bogdanove; Dan Jurgens
Inks
Doug Hazlewood; Jackson Guice; Dennis Janke; Brett Breeding
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl [Matrix]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Fire [Beatriz DaCosta]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Aquaman; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Wonder Woman; Flash [Wally West]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Bibbo Bibbowski; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Mr. Miracle [Scott Free]; Metamorpho; Agent Liberty; Guy Gardner; Maxima; Power Girl; Martian Manhunter [as Bloodwynd]; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Crimson Fox; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Jor-El; Blaze [Angela Blaze]; Kismet; Cleric
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Indexer Notes

Small reproductions of the nine main covers from the issues featured in this volume. On the back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [Publication Data]
    Superman
  3. 2. World Without a Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  5. 4. Death of a Legend
    Superman
  6. 5. Re-Actions
    Superman
  7. 6. Vanishing Point
    Waverider
  8. 7. Funeral Day
    Superman
  9. 8. Metropolis Mailbag II
    Superman
  10. 9. Grave Obsession
    Superman
  11. 10. Who's Buried in Superman's Tomb?
    Superman
  12. 11. The Guardians of Metropolis!
    The Guardian
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  14. 13. Ghosts
    Superman
  15. 14. The End
    Superman
  16. 15. Life After Death!
    Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  18. 17. [Publication Data Page]
    Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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