([April] 2006)

DC, 2006 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 26.99 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale Date
2006-04-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
1-4012-0952-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401209520 51999
Editing
Robert Greenberger (senior editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne; ? (various)
Inks
John Byrne; ? (various)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

A figure of Superman by John Byrne from an unidentified source with small reproductions of covers featuring Superman as a background.

Superman in the Eighties (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

Title page. Illustrated with a detail from the splash page from the story from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #644.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes an illustration of the Metropolis skyline.

[Publication Data] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Walt Simonson; Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez; Gil Kane; George Perez; John Byrne
Inks
Walt Simonson; Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez; Gil Kane; George Perez; John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from the cover from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #291 and four covers (reproduced at 1/4 size).

In this book, Dick Giordano is given credit for the inks to the cover to Action Comics #546 and Jerry Ordway, Dick Giordano, and Arne Starr are given credit for the inks to the cover to Crisis on Infinite Earths #7.

Pre-Crisis (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Walt Simonson; Eduardo Barreto; Dave Gibbons; Howard Chaykin (painting); Frank Miller
Inks
Greg Theakston; Walt Simonson; Eduardo Barreto; Dave Gibbons; Howard Chaykin (painting); Frank Miller
Colors
?; Howard Chaykin (painting)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the first part of the book illustrated with 6 covers reproductions at 1/4 size.

The Miraculous Return of Jonathan Kent (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Job Number
S-3328
First Line of Dialogue or Text
And thanks to Superman, the Queen Dory was pulled away from the killer typhoon intact--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Josh Coyle; Starshine
Synopsis
Clark Kent's long dead father, Jonathan Kent, suddenly shows up alive and well in Metropolis.
Reprints
Keywords
hippie

The Secret World of Jonathan Kent! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Job Number
S-3334
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jonathan Kent, kindly foster-father to Clark (Superboy) Kent, tragically died many years ago...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Pa Kent [Jonathan Kent]; Starshine; Lois Lane; April Marygold; May Marygold; Lana Lang (television); Perry White; Morgan Edge; Steve Lombard; two unnamed aliens
Synopsis
Superman battles Starshine and his powers of suggestion. Then we learn the secret of Jonathan Kent's return to life.
Reprints
Keywords
Clinton Street; Metropolis; Smallville; WGBS-TV Studios

If Superman Didn't Exist... (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Tony Tollin
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-4329
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story dedicated to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

The Day the Earth Died! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hannigan (plot); Paul Kupperberg (script)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ed King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Frank Jackson; Lori Lemaris; Ronal
Synopsis
Superman contemplates disarming all the nuclear weapons on the Earth.
Reprints

Where No Superman Has Gone Before (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman; The Spectre / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3390
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Mongul (flashback); Warworld (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Jimmy Olsen (flashback); Steve Lombard (flashback); Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); The Grim Reaper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils, and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Post-Crisis (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Jerry Ordway; John Byrne; Ron Frenz; Kurt Schaffenberger; Dick Giordano; Curt Swan; Mike Mignola; George Perez
Inks
Jerry Ordway; Walt Simonson; Brett Breeding; George Perez; John Beatty; Murphy Anderson; Mike Mignola; P. Craig Russell
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the second part of the book illustrated with 6 cover reproductions at 1/4 size.

In this book, the Walt Simonson inks credit is missing for the cover of World of Krypton #1 and John Byrne is credited with the whole (pencils and inks) of Action Comics #600.

Homeward Bound! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
G-3140
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Perry White; Cat Grant; Green Lantern Corps (cameo); Rampage (cameo); Dave; Fearsome Five [Gizmo [Mikron O'Jeneus]; Mammoth [Baran Flinders]; Shimmer [Selinda]; Deuce (also a member of The Circle); Charger (also a member of The Circle)]
Synopsis
Clark is having a hard time reconciling his personal life with his private life. His Superman persona is interfering with his job and causes him to miss his parent's 49th wedding anniversary party.
Reprints

The Ghost of Superman (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman; Martian Manhunter / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Keith Williams
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3421
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Justice League [Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Silver Banshee; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Superman must fake his death in order to stop Silver Banshee.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Final page of original story is not included here.

[Lois Lane] (Table of Contents: 14)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (plot); Roger Stern (script)
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Bill Oakley

Job Number
G-3579
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Cholly; George Kozak
Synopsis
Lois is upset that the papers are saying that Superman and Wonder Woman are dating. Clark, knowing the truth, shows up at Lois' to talk, but then disappears to answer his signal watch.
Reprints

Games People Play (Table of Contents: 15)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Maggie Sawyer; Sgt. Dan Turpin; Pearl; Sandra; Lex Luthor; Dr. Gretchen Kelley
Synopsis
Lex threatens to reveal to the public that Maggie is a lesbian. Lex learns that he has kryptonite poisoning.
Reprints

Doppelganger (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern; George Perez
Pencils
George Perez
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Matrix [as Superman; as Supergirl]; Kitty Faulkner [Rampage]; Starman [Will Payton]; Alvin Fitch
Synopsis
Matrix attacks Superman, believing she is the one and only Superman and he is an imposter. Once things are resolved, Matrix leaves Earth.
Reprints

Superman and Beyond (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Alex Niño; Jerry Ordway; Wayne Boring; Eduardo Barreto (painting); Kevin Maguire; George Pérez; John Byrne
Inks
Alex Niño; Jerry Ordway; Eduardo Barreto (painting); Al Gordon; George Pérez; John Byrne
Colors
?; Eduardo Barreto (painting)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Afterword illustrated with 6 cover reproductions at 1/4 size.

In this book, the Wayne Boring pencils credit is missing for the cover of Secret Origins #1.

Contributors (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Eighties... (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman in the Eighties
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. [Publication Data]
  5. 4. Introduction
    Superman
  6. 5. Pre-Crisis
    Superman
  7. 6. The Miraculous Return of Jonathan Kent
    Superman
  8. 7. The Secret World of Jonathan Kent!
    Superman
  9. 8. If Superman Didn't Exist...
    Superman
  10. 9. The Day the Earth Died!
    Superman
  11. 10. Where No Superman Has Gone Before
    Superman; The Spectre
  12. 11. Post-Crisis
    Superman
  13. 12. Homeward Bound!
    Superman
  14. 13. The Ghost of Superman
    Superman; Martian Manhunter
  15. 14. [Lois Lane]
    Lois Lane
  16. 15. Games People Play
    Lex Luthor
  17. 16. Doppelganger
    Superman
  18. 17. Superman and Beyond
    Superman
  19. 18. Contributors
  20. 19. The Eighties...
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Antonio Pontes Junior