([August] 2002)

DC, 2002 Series
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Volume
1
Price
19.95 USD
Pages
268
On-sale date
2002-08-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Nick J. Napolitano (Editor, Collected Edition); Scott Nybakken (Associate Editor, Collected Edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard modern age US
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed McGuinness
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Richard Horie; Tanya Horie
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Imperiex

Our Worlds at War (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
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Indexer Notes

Frontispiece

Superman: Our Worlds at War, Book One (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Doug Mahnke
Inks
Tom Nguyen
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
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Indexer Notes

Title page with credits and illo

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Publishing data page

Of Course, You Know, This Means...Warworld! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Ed McGuinness
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Tanya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Emil Hamilton (not seen, only "heard"); Lex Luthor; Lena Luthor; The Fatal Five [Persuader; Mano; Emerald Empress; Validus; Tharok] (actually hard light constructions); Brainiac 13
Synopsis
Superman investigates the reappearance of Pluto, but discovers it is actually Warworld. Meanwhile, Lena Luthor visits her father and delivers a message from Brainiac 13.
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Suicide Mission (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Casey
Pencils
Mike Wieringo
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Shrapnel; Maj. Sam Lane; Plasmus; Manchester Black; Chemo; Amanda Waller
Synopsis
Lois discovers her father, as Secretary of Defense, has been gathering criminals for a new Suicide Squad, just as Manchester Black heads a test run of the Squad against Superman.
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Metropolitan Rapture (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Schultz
Pencils
Doug Mahnke
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Ken Lopez
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Maggie Sawyer; Maxima; Grayven; Starfire; Massacre; Mongal; Adam Strange; Darkseid
Synopsis
The citizens of Metropolis are abducted in their sleep, and Superman discovers it is part of a plan to get them out of the way of Darkseid and his minions from Apokolips.
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The End of the Beginning (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kelly
Pencils
Kano
Inks
Marlo Alquiza
Colors
Rob Schwager
Letters
Comicraft
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; General Zod [of Pokolistan]; The Flash [Wally West]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Darkseid; Lex Luthor; Faora; Ignition; Kancer; Lena Luthor; Pete Ross
Synopsis
Superman leaves Metropolis and confronts General Zod of Pokolistan, who seems to taunt Superman with knowledge of the death of the Pocket Universe Zod. But their fight is interrupted by an explosion in Kansas.
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Down and Out in Kansas (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David
Pencils
Leonard Kirk
Inks
Robin Riggs
Colors
Gene D'Angelo; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Mike McAvennie (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Buzz; Linda Petrullo
Synopsis
Supergirl has stopped in Kansas to visit the Kents when the explosion happens. While she tries to restore some peace, Buzz uncharacteristically tries to protect a young girl from a gang of thugs.
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Death Be Not Proud (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Ed McGuinness
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
Tanya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Imperiex Probe; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz] (voice only)
Synopsis
In Topeka, Kansas, Superman fights an Imperiex probe. Afterwards, Superman joins with Supergirl, and searches the destroyed Kent farm.
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A Date Which Will Live in Infamy (Table of Contents: 10)

JLA / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Ron Garney
Inks
Mark Morales
Colors
Tanya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
JLA [Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; The Flash [Wally West]; Plastic Man [Eel O'Brian]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Superman [Clark Kent]]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon] (voice only); Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Maxima; Starfire; Hippolyta; General Rock; Lex Luthor; Doc Magnus [Veridium]; Dr. Light [Kimiyo Hoshi]; Superboy [Kon-El]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Star-Spangled Kid [Courtney Whitmore]; Geo-Force; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Impulse; Warrior [Guy Gardner]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord]; Booster Gold [Michael Carter]; Rocket Red; General Zod; Ignition; Troia; Jesse Quick; Lois Lane; Mera; Tempest; Vulko
Synopsis
Superman joins the JLA in space to fight Imperiex' major strike on Earth just as Wonder Woman is wounded. As heroes are engaged by the forces of Imperiex all over the world, Atlantis is attacked and Aquaman is lost.
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The Doomsday Protocol (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Casey
Pencils
Mike Wieringo
Inks
Lary Stucker
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Bill Oakley
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Shrapnel; Amanda Waller; President Lex Luthor; General Frank Rock; Chemo; Mongul; Manchester Black; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Doomsday; Imperiex
Synopsis
As part of Luthor's Suicide Squad project, Doomsday is released to face the threat of Imperiex. But Imperiex himself finally arrives, incinerates Doomsday, and dispatches Superman.
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Chest Deep in Heroes' Blood (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Schultz
Pencils
Doug Mahnke
Inks
Tom Nguyen
Colors
Wildstorm FX
Letters
Ken Lopez
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Black Racer; Steel [John Henry Irons]; Kalibak; Darkseid; Mongul; Grayven; General Zod; Lois Lane; Adam Strange; Maggie Sawyer; Imperiex
Synopsis
Superman fights the Black Racer for the life of John Henry Irons after rejecting Darksied's offer of a battlesuit made from an Imperiex probe retrofitted with Apokaliptian technology.
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Indexer Notes

"Special thanks to Gordon Purcell."

Thousand Yard Stare (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kelly
Pencils
Kano
Inks
Marlo Alquiza
Colors
Rob Schwager
Letters
Comic Craft
Editing
Eddie Berganza (Original Editor); Tom Palmer, Jr. (Original Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Titans [Cyborg; Starfire; Tempest; Nightwing; Troia; Arsenal]; Maxima; Darkseid; Lex Luthor; General Frank Rock; Major Sam Lane; Will Magnus [Veridium]; Emil Hamilton; Hippolyta; Lois Lane; Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Amanda Waller; Hope; Mercy; Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]; Imperiex Probes
Synopsis
Superman fights the Imperiex probes, but the deaths of Major Sam Lane and Hippolyta convince Superman that he will have to join forces with President Luthor to stop Imperiex.
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Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 14)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
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Indexer Notes

Chapter title page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed McGuinness
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Fatal Five [Mano; Persuader; Emerald Empress; Tharok; Validus]
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Wieringo
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Shrapnel; Plasmus; Chemo
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Doug Mahnke
Inks
Tom Nguyen
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Darkseid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

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

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Kano
Inks
Marlo Alquiza
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
General Zod
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Supergirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Leonard Kirk
Inks
Robin Riggs
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed McGuinness
Inks
Cam Smith
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

JLA / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Jae Lee
Inks
Jae Lee
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Wally West]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Wonder Woman [Diana]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Superman [Clark Kent]
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Wieringo
Inks
Jose Marzan, Jr.
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Doomsday
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Doug Mahnke
Inks
Tom Nguyen
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Darkseid (statue)
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Kano
Inks
Marlo Alquiza
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder Woman [Diana]
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Indexer Notes

Artwork only; all other elements removed.

The Art of War (Table of Contents: 25)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
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Indexer Notes

Chapter title page

Imperiex (Table of Contents: 26)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed McGuinness
Inks
Ed McGuinness
Letters
?

Characters
Imperiex

Earth's Mechanical Army (Table of Contents: 27)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Duncan Rouleau
Inks
Duncan Rouleau
Letters
?

Lexcorp's Flying Tanks (Table of Contents: 28)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Duncan Rouleau
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Duncan Rouleau
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?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Our Worlds at War
  3. 2. Superman: Our Worlds at War, Book One
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Of Course, You Know, This Means...Warworld!
    Superman
  6. 5. Suicide Mission
    Superman
  7. 6. Metropolitan Rapture
    Superman
  8. 7. The End of the Beginning
    Superman
  9. 8. Down and Out in Kansas
    Supergirl
  10. 9. Death Be Not Proud
    Superman
  11. 10. A Date Which Will Live in Infamy
    JLA
  12. 11. The Doomsday Protocol
    Superman
  13. 12. Chest Deep in Heroes' Blood
    Superman
  14. 13. Thousand Yard Stare
    Superman
  15. 14. Cover Gallery
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    JLA
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  26. 25. The Art of War
  27. 26. Imperiex
  28. 27. Earth's Mechanical Army
  29. 28. Lexcorp's Flying Tanks
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
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