Superman #50 [Direct]
(December 1990)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.85 CAD; 0.80 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1990-10-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite Part Four Back to Full Power! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Cover art based on the 1964 Aurora Superman plastic model kit.

[Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite, Part 4:] The Human Factor (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Dan Jurgens (layouts pages 1-3, 21-23, 30-33); Brett Breeding (finishes pages 1-3, 21-23, 30-33); Kerry Gammill (pages 4-6, 24-28, 34); Curt Swan (pages 7-8, 11-12, 17-19); Jerry Ordway (pages 9-10, 13-16, 35-38); John Byrne (pages 20, 29)
Inks
Brett Breeding (pages 1-3, 21-23, 30-33); Dennis Janke (pages 4-6, 9-10, 13-16, 24-28, 34-38); John Byrne (pages 7-8, 11-12, 17-19); Jerry Ordway (pages 20, 29)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-5028
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Gangbuster [Jose Delgado]; Martha Kent (on phone); Lois Lane; Cat Grant; Jimmy Olsen; Allie; Perry White; Fantastic Four [Human Torch (cameo); Invisible Woman (cameo); Mr. Fantastic (cameo); Thing (cameo)]; Steve Lombard; Alice White; Sarah Olsen; Sam Lane; Ella Lane; Lucy Lane; Lex Luthor (villain); Mr. Mxyzptlk [also as Impossible Man] (villain); Gretchen Kelley (villain)
Synopsis
Superman gets his powers back and Clark proposes to Lois.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #659. There are two scenes showing that Mr. Myxzptlk has been moonlighting as the Impossible Man and tormenting the Fantastic Four with dialogue from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #11.

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Eury
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-6023

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Glenn Boreham, Mark Brown, Larry Feldman, Howard T. Kidd, David R. Thiel, and Steve Kiokkenga. Preview of cover to Superman #51.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite Part Four Back to Full Power!
    Superman
  2. 1. [Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite, Part 4:] The Human Factor
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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