Superman in Exile' part 5, continued from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #452. One step closer to finding redemption, Superman continues his self-imposed exile in deep space. Plus, in the Man of Steel's absence, Lex Luthor plans his biggest coup yet. Continued in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #453.
Soul Search' part 2, continued from ACTION COMICS (1938-2011) #656. Superman will batter down the very gates of Hell to save Jimmy and Jerry's mortal souls. Plus, a startling secret is revealed about the past between Perry White's wife and Lex Luthor. Continued in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (1986-2006) #470.
The Mark of the Kryptonite Man' part 1! Featuring the first appearance of the Eradicator. A powerful being with ties to Superman's past decides that the Last Son of Krypton is not living up to his heritage, and decides to recreate a dead world on Earth. Continued in Adventures of Superman (1986-2006) #480.
'Blackout' part 4, continued from Superman: The Man of Steel (1991-2003) #6. With the Man of Steel MIA, it's up to Gangbuster, Agent of Liberty, and Thorn to keep the city safe for the citizens of Metropolis until his return. Continued in Adventures of Superman (1986-2006) #485.
In this special Christmas issue, Superman spends the night reading letters from around the world asking for his help. Though the Last Son of Krypton can bend steel with his bare hands, change the course of mighty rivers, and leap tall buildings in a single bound, there are still some things even Superman can't do.
Panic in the Sky part 2, continued from Superman: The Man of Steel (1991-2003) #9. Even Superman can't stand alone against the power of Warworld. So the Man of Steel gathers the toughest group of super-heroes ever assembled, Dirty Dozen-style, but will even they be enough to stop this new threat? Continued in Adventures of Superman (1986-2006) #487.
Superman and the JLA continue their battle against Doomsday. With innocent bystanders in harm's way and Blue Beetle already knocked out of the fight, will the world's greatest superhero team be able to stop Doomsday's rampage, or will he take them down one by one?!
'Death of Superman' Part Seven!
'Death of Superman' Part Seven!
'Funeral for a Friend' part 4, " continued from SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #20. It's a world without Superman. The Last Son of Krypton fell in battle against the nigh unstoppable behemoth known as Doomsday. Now, the DC Universe is left to pick up the pieces and attempt to move forward without its greatest champion. Continued in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (1986-2006) #499.
'Funeral for a Friend' part 8, continued from SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #21. The Kents were the first to find the infant Kal-el when he arrived on Earth. They took him in and raised him as their own. This issue explores a father's grief. It's never easy when a parent outlives their child. It gets even worse when this grief causes Jonathan Kent to have a heart attack. Plus, Lex Luthor's epitaph to his fallen enemy.
'Reign of the Supermen." Four men of power have arrived, seemingly out of nowhere, and all claim to be the Man of Steel incarnate. Daily Planet reporter Ronald Troupe writes an expose exploring the facts and mystery behind the return of Superman, or Supermen, as the case maybe.
'Reign of the Supermen' continued from SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL (1987-2006) #24! The Cyborg-Superman and the Kryptonian make war for the right to be the one true Superman, and Coast City is caught in the middle. Plus, Lex Luthor is beside himself. With his greatest enemy lying in his final resting place, the nefarious villain must now contend with four dopplegangers who all claim the mantle of Superman. Continued in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (1986-2006) #503!
Reign of the Supermen' continued from SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL (1987-2004) #25 The one true Man of Steel has returned! Now, Superman, along with the new Superboy and the man called Steel, must prepare themselves for the final battle with the treacherous Cyborg-Superman and his sinister accomplice, Mongul. Story continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (1939-2006) #504.
'Reign of the Supermen" continued from GREEN LANTERN (1990-2004) #46. Has Superman returned from the grave only to be killed once more? Mongul and the Cyborg-Superman make their final move, and with Kryptonite all around, can even the Last Son of Krypton prevail? Get ready for the explosive finale to the Reign of the Supermen!
This Frankenstein-like creature transformed into a disfigured parody of the original and became Bizarro, one of Superman's most dangerous enemies. Soon after its creation, the Bizarro creature was destroyed, but not before causing all sorts of chaos and destruction. You'd think that Luthor would have learned his lesson from this previous failure.