([December] 2006)

DC, 2004 Series
Volume
2
Price
19.99 USD; 26.99 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale date
2006-12-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
1-4012-0956-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401209568 51999
Editing
Anton Kawasaki (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback

Issue Notes

Interior color reconstruction by Jamison.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, Volume Two (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Publication Data] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from Superman (DC, 1987 series) #2.

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Greenberger
Letters
typeset

The Mysterious Mr. Mxyztplk! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster ? (signed); Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Ira Yarbrough
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Mr. Mxyztplk
Synopsis
An imp from another dimension plagues Superman with practical jokes until he can make him say his name backwards.
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Superman's Other Life, Part 1: Krypton Lives On (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Superman's Other Life, Part 2: Futuro, Super-Hero of Krypton (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Superman's Other Life, Part 3: The Superman of Two Worlds (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Superman's Return to Krypton! Part I: Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jor-El; Lara; Superman; Professor Galsworthy; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis
Superman accidentally travels through time and across space to Krypton, where he meets actress Lyla Lerrol and his parents.
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Superman's Return to Krypton! Part II: Superman's Kryptonian Romance! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lyla Lerrol; Jonathan Kent; Martha Clark; Snark McGill; Brainiac (cameo); Koko (cameo); Jor-El; Lara; Gregg Halliday; Robo (robot); Ken-Dal
Synopsis
Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor.
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Superman's Return to Krypton! Part III: The Surprise of Fate! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis
Superman accidentally escapes Krypton, leaving behind Lyla.
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The Team of Luthor and Brainiac! Part I: The Deadly Duo! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton; Cary Bates (plot)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Brainiac II; Superman (flashback); Var-Don
Synopsis
Lex Luthor escapes prison and discovers the existence of Brainiac.
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The Team of Luthor and Brainiac! Part II: The Downfall of Superman! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton; Cary Bates (plot)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Jax-Ur; Professor Vakox; Tharla; Lexorians; Superman [Kal-El]
Synopsis
Lex Luthor releases Brainiac from prison, re-programs him, and teams with him to shrink Superman.
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The Team of Luthor and Brainiac! Part III: The Hour of Kandor's Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton; Cary Bates (plot)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Superman [Kal-El]; Superman Emergency Squad; Tharla
Synopsis
With the help of the Kandorians, Superman turns the tables on Luthor and Brainiac.
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Superman Breaks Loose (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Professor Bolden; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; Perry White; Sand Superman
Synopsis
A scientific experiment turns all the kryptonite on Earth to iron, as Clark Kent moves from newspaper to television journalism.
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The Legend from Earth Prime (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
Lynn Varley
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Olsen; Dr. Noah Mandell
Synopsis
In the future, Dr. Noah Mandell finds a copy of the Earth-Prime Superman TV show and discovers what Superman's secret identity was.
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The Secret Revealed! (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin; Keith Williams (backgrounds)
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2906
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Amanda McCoy; Ms. Dunlop; Ms. Poole; Mr. Happersen; Dr. Kelley; Lex Luthor; Metallo; Mr. Jenner; Mr. Breen
Synopsis
Lex Luthor uses every method available to him to learn the connection between Clark Kent and Superman, including drugging Ma and Pa Kent and torturing Lana Lang. The computer calculates that Clark Kent is Superman, which Lex feels is illogical, and so he has the computer data deleted and Amanda McCoy fired.
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Life After Death! (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; 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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Pinup / Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Scott McDaniel
Inks
Andy Owens
Colors
Tanya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

The Road to Ruin: Narrative Interruptus Tertiarus (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka
Pencils
Matthew Clark
Inks
Andy Lanning
Colors
Tanya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters
Pat Brosseau

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Mister Mxyzptlk
Synopsis
Mr. Mxyzptlk overhears Clark and Lois talking about a baby and decides to show them what it would be like if they had a child.
Reprints

The Never-Ending Battle Continues! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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