(2006)

DC, 2006 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 26.99 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale date
2006-06-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
1-4012-0951-3; 978-1-4012-0951-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401209513 51999
Editing
Anton Kawasaki (Editor - Collected Edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Color reconstruction on select stories by Dave Tanguay, Drew R. Moore and Jamison.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Superman vs. Lex Luthor (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Title page.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Lex Luthor

Indexer Notes

Publication data page with illustration taken from the story from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #544.

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Every Great Hero Needs an Equally Powerful Nemesis (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title presented entirely in lower-case letters.

[America at War] (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Luthor; General Lupo
Synopsis
While on assignment with Lois Lane as Clark Kent, Superman investigates the conflict between Galonia and Toran and finds munitions manufacturer Luthor behind it. When Lois is kidnapped and taken to Luthor's colossal dirigible, Superman follows and puts an end to Luthor and the war.
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The Titanic Thefts! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; Perry White
Synopsis
Luthor has explosives placed in all of the world's greatest structures, then forces Superman to steal them and bring them to a valley for him. Superman fogs the valley, removes and replaces the structures so Luthor won't realize what he is up to, then dunks them in water to keep the bombs from exploding, before restoring them to their proper locations.
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How Luthor Met Superboy! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Jonathan Kent [Pa Kent]; Martha Kent [Ma Kent]; Krypto; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Young Lex and Superboy start out as friends, but after Superboy accidentally destroys Luthor's laboratory and accidentally causes Lex to lose his hair, Luthor vows revenge.
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The Army of Living Kryptonite Men! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lex Luthor; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo)
Synopsis
Luthor lures Superboy into a kryptonite trap, but he is saved by a timely appearance of Lightning Lad.
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Part I: The Showdown Between Luthor and Superman! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El (flashback)
Synopsis
When Luthor escapes from jail, he challenges Superman to meet him in a fair fight without his super powers. The two head to a desert-like world where they brawl until Superman knocks out the villain. Luthor retaliates by using secret weapons hidden in his shirt pocket.
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Part II: The Super-Duel! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Jor-El (hallucination); Lara (hallucination)
Synopsis
While Superman struggles to survive, Luthor meets the few remaining inhabitants of the planet and becomes their hero when he reactivates their scientific machines and temporarily solves their water shortage problem. But Superman finds Luthor, defeats him in combat, and returns him to prison on Earth, after providing the people of the planet with sufficient water on which to survive.
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The Luthor Nobody Knows! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Superman; Clark Kent; Roy Raymond; Perry White; Superboy; Smallville Police Chief Douglas Parker
Synopsis
After stopping Luthor's latest plot, Superman recalls what happened to make Luthor into the man he is today.
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Luthor Unleashed! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Tony Tollin
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Ardora; Lex Luthor, Jr.
Synopsis
Barely alive after his latest fight with Superman, Luthor heads to Lexor to recover, where he meets his son for the first time. Meanwhile, back on Earth, one of Luthor's robots takes revenge in his master's stead. While Superman figures out how to deal with the revenge plot, Luthor stabilizes the core of Lexor with a "neutrarod" so it is not destroyed by internal stresses. Superman finally arrives on Lexor to fight once again with Luthor, but in the fight Luthor disrupts the rod, destroying the planet and killing his wife and son.
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The New Luthor (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Perez (designer)
Inks
George Perez
Colors
Drew R. Moore
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor
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Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March, 2007.

The Einstein Connection! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ed King

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Perry White
Synopsis
Superman comes to realize why Lex Luthor breaks out of jail every year on March 14th.
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Enemy Mine... (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Mayor Frank Berkowitz; Yvette; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Luthor allows a group of terrorists to attack his luxury liner so he can meet Superman and put him on his payroll. But Superman refuses to be bought and Luthor is jailed for reckless endangerment. In response Luthor vows revenge on the Man of Steel.
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Metropolis 900 Mi (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Characters
Jenny Hubbard; Aggie; Pam; Lex Luthor; Cynthia
Synopsis
Lex drives to a little diner far from Metropolis, and offers a married waitress one million dollars to live with him for one month.
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Checkmate (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Jurgens
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (colors); Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman Blue [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lex Luthor; Lena Luthor; Contessa Erica Alexandra del Portenza; Doctor Cordova; Lionel Luthor; Lillian Luthor; Casey Griggs; Elaine Griggs; Lena Griggs; Mayor Frank Berkowitz
Synopsis
Before the public announcement of a new Suicide Slum initiative, Perry tells Lois about Luthor's early life. As the announcement begins, Luthor receives word of the impending birth of his child, but he stays to witness Mayor Berkowitz' assassination and pay off the shooter before heading home to claim his prize.
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Indexer Notes

Credits acknowledge special thanks to Tom Christopher.

Triumph Over Tragedy (Table of Contents: 18)

Lex Luthor / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Tony Harris
Inks
Ray Snyder
Colors
Tanya Horie; Richard Horie
Letters
Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Cat Grant; Superman; Perry White; Brainiac 13
Synopsis
Cat Grant gives a very detailed (and rather overblown) origin of Lex on the night of the presidential election.
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Lex Luthor (Table of Contents: 19)

Lex Luthor / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Pittarese
Pencils
Lee Bermejo
Inks
Lee Bermejo
Colors
Tom McCraw; Digital Chameleon (enhancements)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor
Reprints

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (colors); Digital Chameleon (separations)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the story from Superman (DC, 1987 series) #131.

Mad Scientist. Armored Criminal. Ruthless Businessman. Corrupt President. (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman vs. Lex Luthor
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. Every Great Hero Needs an Equally Powerful Nemesis
  6. 5. [America at War]
    Superman
  7. 6. The Titanic Thefts!
    Superman
  8. 7. How Luthor Met Superboy!
    Superboy
  9. 8. The Army of Living Kryptonite Men!
    Superboy
  10. 9. Part I: The Showdown Between Luthor and Superman!
    Superman
  11. 10. Part II: The Super-Duel!
    Superman
  12. 11. The Luthor Nobody Knows!
    Superman
  13. 12. Luthor Unleashed!
    Superman
  14. 13. The New Luthor
    Superman
  15. 14. The Einstein Connection!
    Superman
  16. 15. Enemy Mine...
    Superman
  17. 16. Metropolis 900 Mi
    Superman
  18. 17. Checkmate
    Superman
  19. 18. Triumph Over Tragedy
    Lex Luthor
  20. 19. Lex Luthor
    Lex Luthor
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  22. 21. Mad Scientist. Armored Criminal. Ruthless Businessman. Corrupt President.
    Superman
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