Superman (1939 - 2011) Volumes
Superman's secret identity has only ever been known to a select few. That all changed the day Manchester Black, a gifted telekinetic, uncovered Clark Kent's alter-ego, setting in motion one of the hardest days in Superman's life. Looking to avenge his prior defeat at the hands of Superman, Manchester Black amasses an army of super-villains. Over the course of 24 hours, Black's army of villains systematically attack all those close to Superman until they meet in an epic showdown.
The complete 12-part saga from SUPERMAN #204-215 written by Brian Azzarello with sensational art by Jim Lee! A cataclysmic event has struck the Earth. Millions of people have vanished without a trace. No one is left unaffected; not even Superman! But after a year, Superman is left with many questions. For a hero who tries to have all the answers, it's torture. And, just as the action heats up and the stakes are raised, one huge question emerges: Just how far is Superman willing to go "For Tomorrow?"
Doomsday is the unstoppable force of evil that once killed the Man of Steel. He has returned to Metropolis and is targeting the other heroes and villains from the original Reign of the Supermen story but there's something different about Doomsday -- something even the Justice League of America might not be prepared for! Discover the shocking secret of his ultimate goal in attacking all these members of the Super-family?
In these tales illustrated by master comics artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Superman battles Wonder Woman, Lex Luthor, SolomonGrundy, and teams up with Supergirl, The Flash, Adam Strange, the Metal Men and Firestorm. These tales, many of whichhave never been collected before, are spotlights for Garcia-Lopez's powerful artwork.
Gil Kane, one of the most influential and dynamic artists in comics, made his name with his 1960s work on GREEN LANTERN and THE ATOM. After working at Marvel Comics in the 1970s on titles including The Amazing Spider-Man, Conan and more, Kaneshifted to animation, where he served as a character designer on the 1988 Superman animated TV series. He returned to DC in the 1980s to illustrate the adventures of Superman. Kane's dynamic artwork shined on titles like ACTION COMICS, SUPERMAN andothers, where he drew not only The Man of Steel and his supporting cast but also numerous guest stars including The Flash, The Atom, the Teen Titans, Hawkman and Animal Man.
BEWARE THE DARKSEID! In the pantheon of Superman's greatest foes, none are as power-hungry, destructive, and oppressive as Darkseid-the despot leader of the hellish world of Apokolips! Darkseid's ambition to conquer and enslave all of existence knows no bounds-and as one of the most dangerous villains in the universe, he stops at nothing so he can exert his will with force and fear on all who he encounters. His godlike powers are almost unmatched...except for the Man of Steel himself! Featuring the work of comics' legends John Byrne (THE MAN OF STEEL), Jerry Ordway (THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN), Jeph Loeb (SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS), Jim Starlin (Infinity Gauntlet), Paul Dini (DETECTIVE COMICS), Michael Turner (SUPERMAN/BATMAN), Mike McKone (TEEN TITANS), Greg Pak (BATMAN/SUPERMAN) and more, SUPERMAN VS. DARKSEID showcases the most suspenseful stories of the Man of Tomorrow's most dangerous duels with the ruler of Apokolips! Stories include ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #426, ACTION COMICS #586, SUPERMAN VS DARKSEID: APOKOLIPS NOW! #1, DEATH OF THE NEW GODS #8, and more!
From critically acclaimed writer Greg Rucka comes the controversial story that forever altered the relationship between Superman and Wonder Woman, and sets up Geoff JohnsÕ best-selling graphic novel epic, INFINITE CRISIS. Max Lord has taken over Superman's mind and has him in total thrall. With his peers and loved ones threatened, Superman is helpless. But not Wonder Woman-who must battle past the Man of Steel and decisively end the threat. Her actions, and their repercussions, are explored here! Collects SUPERMAN #218-220, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #642-643, ACTION COMICS #829 and WONDER WOMAN #219-220.