Superman #54 [Direct]
(April 1991)

DC, 1987 Series
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Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1991-02-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Mike Carlin; Dan Thorsland (assistant)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

1991 Triangle #10.


Time and Time Again! Phase Three (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

Time &Time Again, Phase Three: The Warsaw Ghetto (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Ordway
Pencils
Jerry Ordway
Inks
Dennis Janke
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-5965
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Bibbo Bibbowski; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Perry White; Alice White; Sarah Olsen; Max Frankt (first appearance; dies); Schlomo (first appearance); Sonia (first appearance); Mr. Z [General Zeiten] (villain); Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Superman finds himself in Warsaw, Poland in June 1943 about to be hit by a Nazi train. Superman flies over the train, alerting some Nazi officers. He lands in the Warsaw ghetto where he notes that history has been changed. There, Superman discovers a plot involving General Zeiten regarding plutonium and atomic weapon experiments. Superman races to catch the train carrying the bomb. The Nazis, believing that the flying man could do more damage than all of Stalin's armies, decide to drop the bomb. Superman sees the bomb, catches it, and flies into space. He disappears in its massive explosion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #663 (March 1991) and story continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #477 (April 1991).

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Thorsland
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Michael Sheridan, William V. Mont III, Chris J. Miller, Jamie C. Roberts, and P.D.K.

Attack of the D.N.Alien! (Table of Contents: 3)

Newsboy Legion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Kesel
Pencils
Karl Kesel
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Guardian [Jim Harper]; Newsboy Legion [Tommy; Flip; Gabby; Big Words; Scrapper]; Dubbilex; Thomas Thompkins; Anthony Rodrigues; Walter Johnson; Shino Kurosawa; a D.N.Alien (Jimmy Olsen clone, villain)
Synopsis
In the Cadmus D.N.A. Project, a giant green Jimmy Olsen attacks the Guardian. The Newsboy Legion try to help Guardian, and Jimmy turns on them. Elsewhere in the project, Shino Kurosawa shows Mr. Barstow a clone-detector. They hear alarms and run outside. Jimmy Olsen's clone has stretched his arms around the Guardian, trapping him. Dubbilex saves the Guardian, but Jimmy's not out. He throws a door at the Newsboy Legion. The Guardian blocks it, and the Guardian follows Jimmy down a corridor that provides access to the Project's nuclear facilities, telling Dubbilex to stay with the boys.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in Superman (DC, 1987 series) #55 (May 1991).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Time and Time Again! Phase Three
    Superman
  2. 1. Time &Time Again, Phase Three: The Warsaw Ghetto
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Attack of the D.N.Alien!
    Newsboy Legion
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