He leads a rebellion against an evil villain, darkseid, who enslaved the people of planet apokolips. He is known for his inking work on a wide variety of dc comics titles, including the continuityredefining classic crisis on infinite earths 19851986, his long run working on the superman titles from 19861993, and for writing and painting the captain marvel original graphic novel the power of shazam. Adventures of superman 500 a, jun 1993 comic book by dc. The return of superman dc, 1993 series december 1993 which is reprinted. Superman homepage everything you ever wanted to know. Prime auction ends monday may 4 to wednesday may 6. When somone says, superman comics, this is what they mean. Comic book shops are filled with longboxes full of those. The strip proved so popular that national launched superman into his own selftitled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with the cover date summer 1939. Red son is a threeissue prestige format comic book miniseries published by dc comics that was released under their elseworlds imprint in 2003. Adventures of superman vol 1 500 dc database fandom.
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In 1987 superman was relaunched, first with the miniseries man of steel and then with superman 1987 series. Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive the man of steel fights a neverending battle for truth, justice, and the american way. Superman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero superman as its main protagonist. The man of steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. The return of superman titan, 1993 series october 1993 in superman. One researcher has calculated there were at least 3. Only 52 have been graded by cgc plus 82 restored copies.
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