ÒTHE SON OF SUPERMANÓ Chapter One The Last Son of Krypton must decide whether to help his young son use his new and rapidly increasing abilities, or hide them from the world. THE CREATORS: The team supreme that brought fans the adventures of Damian Wayne in BATMAN AND ROBIN returns for the adventures of Superman and his offspring.
SUPERMAN LIVES As an unknown alien warship, unnoticed and unchallenged, approaches the Earth, the world still doesn't know who--if any--of the four replacement Supermen is the real Man of Steel. Though each of them have their own claim to the title, two are beginning to show their true colors when they begin to battle the others for supremacy. Unknown to all, the true Superman--recently restored by a Kryptonian regeneration matrix--begins to plot his homecoming. But will he be too late to save Coast City from the clutches of a traitor and the return of the alien warlord, Mongul? Join DAN JURGENS (SUPERMAN: LOIS & CLARK), LOUISE SIMONSON (SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL) and others as Superman reclaims his rightful place as Earth's greatest hero! The fourth of four volumes chronicling the epic saga of the Death and Return of Superman, collecting ACTION COMICS #689-692, ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #5, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #503-505, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN ANNUAL #5, GREEN LANTERN #46, SUPERMAN #80-83 and SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #24-26!
A new era for the Man of Steel begins here„crafted by National Book Award nominee Gene Luen Yang (AMERICAN BORN CHINESE) and legendary artists John Romita Jr. (KICK-ASS, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Klaus Janson (BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS). Superman is going through some changes. First, thereÍs his new ñsolar flareî power, which releases tremendous amounts of energy but leaves him functionally human„fragile, vulnerable, prone to hangovers„for 24 hours. But an even bigger change is coming. A new company called Hordr has sprung up, and its business is secrets. If you have one that you want to keep hidden, Hordr can control you„and no one has a bigger secret than Clark Kent. Now, Hordr is threatening to expose ClarkÍs alter ego unless he does everything they command. Will Superman play into the hands of blackmailers to keep his loved ones out of danger? And if the truth that Superman has been hiding is exposed, will it set him free„or ruin his life? Collects issues #40-44 and the 8-page Superman story from DIVERGENCE: FCBD SPECIAL EDITION #1.
Best-selling writers Geoff Johns (INFINITE CRISIS, GREEN LANTERN) and James Robinson (STARMAN, JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE) unleash a massive storyline that changes Superman's life forever! After a devastating battle with the alien villain Brainiac, The Man of Steel learns that a piece of his home planet Krypton survived - the shrunken, bottled city of Kandor! And when the city is grown to normal size, it looks like Superman finally has the connection to his past he's been missing all his life as thousands of Kryptonians are suddenly able to walk the Earth. But his happiness soon turns to dread as relations between the Kryptonians and humans dissolve, and the two cultures face a massive clash! This is just the beginning of a mega-event that alters The Man of Tomorrow down to his core.
From legendary writer/artist Neal Adams comes a threat so epic it will take more than one Man of Steel to handle it in this new 6-issue miniseries! As Darkseid and the hordes of Apokolips lay waste to the world, even Superman is overwhelmed-but not for long, as three heroes from the miniaturized city of Kandor emerge at full size, armed with all the vast powers of Kal-El, ready to become the new Supermen! This battle of titans also features the machinations of Lex Luthor, plus fan favorites Jimmy Olsen and Lois Lane aiding in the fight for Truth, Justice and the American Way.