Adventures of Superman #444 [Direct]
(September 1988)

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
1988-06-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Part II of the Supergirl Saga! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Parallel Lives Meet at Infinity... (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (co-plot, script); Jerry Ordway (co-plot)
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
G-3836
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Matrix; as Lana Lang in flashback] (Pocket Universe); Lex Luthor (Pocket Universe); Pete Ross (Pocket Universe); Bruce Wayne (first appearance; Pocket Universe); Oliver Queen (first appearance; Pocket Universe); Hal Jordan (first appearance; Pocket Universe); Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl] (flashback); VILLAINS: Time Trapper (flashback); General Zod (first post-Crisis appearance; Pocket Universe); Quex-Ul (first post-Crisis appearance; Pocket Universe); Zaora (first post-Crisis appearance; Pocket Universe)
Synopsis
Lex Luthor explains how he was tricked into releasing the criminals from the Phantom Zone, and how they proceeded to kill billions of people.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #21 and story continues in SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #22.

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

The Adventures of Superman / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Renee Witterstaetter
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Hurricane Heeran, Dale Coe, Chris Khalaf, Thomas Romano, Elizabeth Holden, Jeff Mitchell, Joe Hilliard, Jacob Gilbert, Ann C.H. Brachwitz and Jay Roe - and responses from Renee Witterstaetter.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Part II of the Supergirl Saga!
    Superman
  2. 1. Parallel Lives Meet at Infinity...
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Superman
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