The Death of Superman [First Printing]
([January] 1993)

DC, 1993 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
4.95 USD; 6.50 CAD
Pages
172
On-sale date
1992-12-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-097-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Bob Kahan (collected edition); Brian Pearce (publication design)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover
Binding
Squarebound Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Second printing was printed in Canada. Early editions have no barcode.

This book has at least 16 printings (as of September 2008).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks
Dennis Janke (signed)
Colors
Reuben Rude (signed)
Letters
typeset

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

[Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Letters
typeset

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

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

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7697
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere Else...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doomsday
Synopsis
A mysterious fist is shown punching a steel wall, signaling the coming of... Doomsday!
Reprints

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

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unrelentingly...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doomsday
Synopsis
Doomsday continues to pound on the steel wall.
Reprints

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

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway (co-plot; script); Dennis Janke (co-plot)
Pencils
Dennis Janke
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Pearson
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7587
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unstoppably...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doomsday
Synopsis
Doomsday continues to pound on the steel door, finally punching small holes through the steel.
Reprints

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

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Denis Rodier
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7581
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unbelievable...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doomsday
Synopsis
Doomsday breaks free of his prison.
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[The Death of Superman, Part 1]: Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7698
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Keith Robert Parks; Charlie; Fran; Mr. Maxaleh (first appearance); Chuck Johnston (first appearance); Oberon (cameo); Grub; Doomsday (villain); Underworlders (villains); Kathana (villain); Clawster (villain); Rambeau (villain); Krl'li's (villain); Warworlders (villains)
Synopsis
Doomsday breaks out of his cage and starts heading for Metropolis, killing and destroying everything in his path. Superman, with the help of Keith Robert Parks and Charlie, stops the Underworlders and the Warworlders.
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[The Death of Superman, Part 2]: Down for the Count (Table of Contents: 7)

Justice League America; JLA / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens
Inks
Rick Burchett (finishes)
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Willie Schubert
Editing
Brian Augustyn (original); Ruben Diaz (original assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League America [JLA; Bloodwynd [Martian Manhunter; J'onn J'onzz]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter]; Fire [Beatriz DaCosta]; Guy Gardner; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Maxima; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Cat Grant; Mitch Anderson (first appearance); Doomsday (villain)
Synopsis
Justice League America, without Superman, is the first team to face Doomsday... and they get thoroughly defeated.
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[The Death of Superman, Part 3]: Countdown to Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7770
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League America [JLA; Bloodwynd [Martian Manhunter; J'onn J'onzz]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter]; Fire [Beatriz DaCosta]; Guy Gardner; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Maxima; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Mitch Anderson; Claire Anderson (first appearance); Becky Anderson (first appearance); Doomsday (villain)
Synopsis
Superman and the JLA try to stop Doomsday.
Reprints

[Superman Pinup] (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

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

[The Death of Superman, Part 4]: Under Fire (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Tom Grummett
Inks
Doug Hazlewood
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Albert DeGuzman
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7588
Genre
superhero
Characters
Justice League America [JLA; Bloodwynd [Martian Manhunter; J'onn J'onzz]; Booster Gold [Michael Jon Carter]; Fire [Beatriz DaCosta]; Guy Gardner; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]; Maxima; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]]; Supergirl [Matrix]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Cat Grant; Steve Lombard; Mitch Anderson; Claire Anderson; Becky Anderson; Ned; Ralph; Rusty; Leon; Doomsday (villain); Lex Luthor (villain)
Synopsis
Superman and Maxima continue to battle Doomsday.
Reprints

[The Death of Superman, Part 5]: ... Doomsday Is Near (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Denis Rodier
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Maxima; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Supergirl [Matrix]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Paul Westfield; Walter Johnson; Rodriguez; Garret; Charlie; Major Mayhem; Doomsday (villain); Lex Luthor (villain)
Synopsis
Doomsday continues to head for Metropolis, and Superman is having no luck stopping him.
Reprints

[The Death of Superman, Part 6]: Doomsday Is Here! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7699
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Supergirl [Matrix]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Dubbilex; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Bibbo Bibbowski; Professor Emil Hamilton; Mildred Krantz; Joe; Miss Anderson; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Dan Turpin; Keith Robert Parks; Myra; Doomsday (villain); Lex Luthor (villain); Warworlders [L'rri (villain); Krl'li (villain); Mo'ah (villain)]
Synopsis
Doomsday reaches Metropolis, and this is where he and Superman will have their last stand.
Reprints

[Pinup] (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero

[The Death of Superman, Part 7]: Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts); Brett Breeding (finishes)
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Mike Carlin (original); Jennifer Frank (original assistant)

Job Number
G-7771
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (death); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Joe; Cat Grant; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Justice League America [JLA; Bloodwynd [Martian Manhunter; J'onn J'onzz]; Ice [Tora Olafsdotter]]; Doomsday (villain; death)
Synopsis
Superman finally defeats Doomsday, but dies in the process.
Reprints

Superman Dead! (Table of Contents: 15) (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. [Credits]
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Somewhere Else..."]
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Unrelentingly..."]
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Unstoppably..."]
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Unbelievable..."]
    Superman
  7. 6. [The Death of Superman, Part 1]: Doomsday!
    Superman
  8. 7. [The Death of Superman, Part 2]: Down for the Count
    Justice League America; JLA
  9. 8. [The Death of Superman, Part 3]: Countdown to Doomsday!
    Superman
  10. 9. [Superman Pinup]
    Superman
  11. 10. [The Death of Superman, Part 4]: Under Fire
    Superman
  12. 11. [The Death of Superman, Part 5]: ... Doomsday Is Near
    Superman
  13. 12. [The Death of Superman, Part 6]: Doomsday Is Here!
    Superman
  14. 13. [Pinup]
    Superman
  15. 14. [The Death of Superman, Part 7]: Doomsday!
    Superman
  16. 15. Superman Dead!
    Superman
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