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The two covers for The Adventures Of Superman #501, which introduced the new Superboy!

The two covers for The Adventures Of Superman #501, which introduced the new Superboy!

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Our look at the four Supermen who were introduced in the Supermen titles cover dated June 1993 ends with Superboy, who would come to be known as Conner Kent. He was introduced in THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN 501, cover dated late June 1993, Triangle number 15, 1993. All four titles introducing the four “Supermen” were published on the same day, April 27, 1993..

This episode explores his creation as a clone of Superman, and the twists and turns as a superhero through the LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON mini-series.

Next episode: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DENNIS O’NEIL & FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2010!

EPISODE 126: ACTION COMICS 125 & SUPERMAN 125!

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The two covers for Superman: The Man Of Steel 22, introducing Steel!

The two covers for Superman: The Man Of Steel 22, introducing Steel!

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The second of the four Supermen to be introduced during the beginning of the REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN story was Steel, in SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL 22, (triangle number 13). As with the other three titles cover dated June 1993, this issue was published on April 27, 1993. This episode explores his origins and history in DC Comics.

Next episode: REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN MONTH WEEK III: CYBORG SUPERMAN!

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The two covers for Action Comics 687, where the Eradicator first appeared as the Last Son Of  Krypton!

The two covers for Action Comics 687, where the Eradicator first appeared as the Last Son Of Krypton!

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The REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN storyline would usher in the return of the real Superman. In an unusual move DC introduced these four possible replacements for the Man of Steel each in one of the four Superman titles of the time, cover dated June 1993. All four titles were published on the same day, April 27, 1993. This was during the triangle numbering era of the Superman comics. Superman’s first possible replacement appeared in ACTION COMICS 687, Triangle #12, and would come to be known as the Eradicator.

The Eradicator first appeared ina different form in ACTION COMICS ANNUAL 2, 1989. For more information about the Eradicator’s origins listen to Episode 103 of this podcast:.

Also check out episodes 42 & 42 of the FROM CRISIS TO CRISIS podcast:
http://www.fortressofbaileytude.com/?p=1363,
http://www.fortressofbaileytude.com/?p=1394.

Next Episode: REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN MONTH WEEK II: THE MAN OF STEEL!

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Superman (vol. 2) 82 & variant cover!

Superman (vol. 2) 82 & variant cover!

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SUPERMAN #82, October 1993 (1993 Triangle issue #30) was published on August 24, 1993. It featured the return of Superman to his iconic blue, red and yellow uniform after his death and rejuvination.

This story has been reprinted in the following editions:
– WORLD WITHOUT A SUPERMAN, published on April 14, 1993
– THE RETURN OF SUPERMAN, published on September 3, 1993
– THE DEATH AND RETURN OF SUPERMAN OMNIBUS, published on September 12, 2007.

The DEATH OF SUPERMAN story began on the last pages of the following issues, cover dated November 1993, as a prologue:
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #17(1992 #41)
– SUPERMAN #73 (1992 #42)
– THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #496 (1992 #43)
– ACTION COMICS #683 (1992 #44).

THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN story was originally published in the following issues:
Cover dated December 1992:
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #18 (1992 #45)
– JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #69 (tie-in issue)
– SUPERMAN #74 (1992 #46)
– THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #497 (1992#47)
– ACTION COMICS #684 (1992 #48).
Cover dated January 1993:
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #19 (1993 #1)
– SUPERMAN #75 (1993 #2)

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND:
– JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #70 (tie-in)
FFAF Part I: THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #498 (1993 #3)
FFAF Part II: ACTION COMICS #685 (1993 #4)
Cover dated February 1993:
FFAF Part III: SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #20 (1993 #5)
FFAF Part IV: SUPERMAN #76 (1993 #6)
FFAF Part V: THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #499 (1993 #7)
FFAF Part VI: ACTION COMICS #686 (1993 #8)
Cover dated March 1993:
FFAF Part VII: SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #21 (1993 #9)
FFAF Part VIII: SUPERMAN #77 (1993 #10).

Cover dated March 1993:
– THE LEGACY OF SUPERMAN #1 (of 1)
– SUPERGIRL AND TEAM LUTHOR #1 (of 1)
Cover Dated June 1993:
– THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #500 (1993 #11)

THE REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN:
– ACTION COMICS #687 (1993 #12)
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #22 (1993 #13)
– SUPERMAN #78 (1993 #14)
– THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #501 (1993 #15)
NOTE: These Superman issues were all published on the same day of April 27, 1993.
– ACTION COMICS #688 (1993 #16)
Cover dated July 1993:
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #23 (1993 #17)
– SUPERMAN #79 (1993 #18)
– THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #502 (1993 #19)
– ACTION COMICS #689 (1993 #20).
Cover dated August 1993:
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #23 (1993 #21)
– SUPERMAN #80 (1993 #22)
– THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #503 (1993 #23)
– ACTION COMICS #690 (1993 #24).
Cover dated September 1993:
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #25 (1993 #25)
– SUPERMAN #81 (1993 #26)
– THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #504 (1993 #27)
– ACTION COMICS #691 (1993 #28).
Cover dated October 1993:
– SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #26 (1993 #29)
– GREEN LANTERN #46 (tie-in)
– SUPERMAN #82 (1993 #30)

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