Superman #3 [Direct]
(March 1987)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-11-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Andrew Helfer
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from DC Releases #34.


Legends Chapter 17: O, Deadly Darkseid! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Legends from the Darkside (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-2955
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Phantom Stranger; Lois Lane; Hunger Dogs; Amazing Grace; VILLAINS: Darkseid; G. Gordon Godfrey; Mr. Grist; Para-Demons; Shock Troops; Pacifier; CAMEOS: Highfather; Orion; Lightray; Metron; Mr. Miracle; Big Barda; Forever People [Serifan; Beautiful Dreamer; Mark Moonrider; Vykin the Black; Big Bear]; Desaad; Kalibak; Virman Vundabar; Granny Goodness; Kanto; Glorious Godfrey; Steppenwolf
Synopsis
Darkseid sends his omega beams after Superman, only to receive Clark Kent instead. Disappointed, Darkseid throws Clark to... the Hunger Dogs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

LEGENDS cross-over, chapter 17; the previous chapter, Warlord (DC, 1976 series) #115, is unrelated to this story. Story is continued in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #426. Debut of Amazing Grace, who is identified in the next story.

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

Superman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andy Helfer
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-2628

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Mrs. Ann C.H. Brachwitz, T.M. Maple, Chris Khalaf and Mic McConnell - and responses from Andy Helfer.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Legends Chapter 17: O, Deadly Darkseid!
    Superman
  2. 1. Legends from the Darkside
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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