Action Comics #687 [Collector's Edition]
(June 1993)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
1.95 USD; 2.50 CAD; 1.00 GBP
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1993-04-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin; Jennifer Frank (assistant)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

1993 Triangle #12. This has a die-cut overcover. This edition only available through the direct-sales market.


Reign of the Supermen! The Last Son of Krypton is Back! (Table of Contents)

Last Son of Krypton; Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jackson Guice (signed)
Inks
Jackson Guice (signed)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Last Son of Krypton [as Superman]
Reprints

Born Again [Reign of the Supermen, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

Last Son of Krypton / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Denis Rodier
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (corpse; cameo); Last Son of Krypton [as Superman] (first appearance); Lois Lane; Supergirl [Matrix]; Bibbo Bibbowski; Marty; Steve; Lex Luthor (villain); Sydney Happersen (villain); Daryl Wilbur (villain)
Synopsis
An energy form from the Fortress of Solitude bonds with Superman's corpse, resulting in the creation of the Last Son of Krypton.

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Last Son of Krypton, who would later be renamed Eradicator. Story continues in SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL (DC, 1991 series) #22.

Last Son of Krypton (Table of Contents: 2)

Last Son of Krypton / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Denis Rodier
Colors
Glenn Whitmore

Genre
superhero
Characters
Last Son of Krypton [as Superman]

Indexer Notes

Poster in middle of comic book.

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

Re: Action / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jennifer Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Steve Klein, Carl Pietrantonio, James Evans, Brad Parnell, Uncle Elvis, Dead Don Cromie, Jim Jackson and Joe Kucharski III - and responses from Jennifer Frank.

[Cover - Action Comics #688] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Last Son of Krypton; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Reign of the Supermen!] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Reign of the Supermen! The Last Son of Krypton is Back!
    Last Son of Krypton; Superman
  2. 1. Born Again [Reign of the Supermen, Part 1]
    Last Son of Krypton
  3. 2. Last Son of Krypton
    Last Son of Krypton
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Re: Action
  5. 4. [Cover - Action Comics #688]
    Last Son of Krypton; Superman
  6. 5. [Reign of the Supermen!]
    Superman
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