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Cover to Superman #32

Superman is published by DC Comics. Current price per issue is $2.99.

Publication DatesEdit

Last IssueEdit

Superman #33: 23 Jul 2014

Current IssueEdit

Superman #34: 27 Aug 2014

Next IssueEdit

Superman: Futures End #1: 24 Sep 2014

StatusEdit

Published monthly.

CharactersEdit

Main CharactersEdit

  • Superman/Kal-El/Clark Kent - Survivor of the planet Krypton, Superman has many powers on Earth, including flight, super-strength, super-speed, x-ray vision, heat vision, and invulnerability. (aka "The Man of Steel,' 'The Man of Tomorrow') - wikipedia:Superman

AlliesEdit

  • Jimmy Olsen - Photographer and cub reporter for the Daily Planet. Has a 'signal watch' that can be used to contact Superman. Sometimes called "Superman's Pal" - wikipedia:Jimmy Olsen
  • Supergirl/Kara Zor-El - Superman's sixteen-year-old cousin from Krypton, newly arrived on Earth. has the same powers as Superman - wikipedia:Supergirl

EnemiesEdit

  • Lex Luthor - Founder and former CEO of Lexcorp. Recently released from prison. - wikipedia:Lex Luthor

Minor CharactersEdit

  • Jor-El - Superman's biological father from Krypton. Deceased. - wikipedia:Jor-El

Other Characters/Places/ThingsEdit

Recent StorylinesEdit

Superman #34 Edit

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Superman #33 Edit

Past StorylinesEdit

Superman #226 Edit

"Superman: This is Your Life" part 1 of 3. Infinite Crisis crossover. During a clash with his pre-Crisis Earth-2 counterpart, Superman experiences the life of Kal-L, a Superman who came of age during the Great Depression and became a super-hero during WWII. Continued in Action Comics #836.

Superman #225 Edit

"To Be a Hero." Infinite Crisis crossover. Superman battles Scorch and a number of other fire-wielding villains. Meanwhile, John Henry Irons comtemplates how to defeat the OMACs, and in deep space, Supergirl worries that she's not up to the task for which she has volunteered.

Superman #224 Edit

"Focus" - Infinite Crisis crossover. A group of OMACs attack Lex Luthor's jet as it flies over Alaska. Luthor battles against the OMACs until he can recover his battle armor and defeat them. Meanwhile, Superman fights the new Blackrock over the street of Las Vegas.

Superman #223 Edit

"Stones" - Infinite Crisis crossover. Talia recruits a new BlackRock from a Peruvian prison. Supergirl tells Superman of her intention to leave Earth with Donna Troy's group, then the two of them battle the new BlackRock together.

Superman #222 Edit

Lois & Clark meet with a scientist who claims that she inadventantly helped Max Lord develop the OMACs under the guise of a vaccination program. A group of OMACs attack them, but Clark/Superman fights them off, revelaing in the process that he is really one of the Superman Robots. The next day, Lois is attacked by an OMAC in their apartment, and the real Superman shows up to save her. Later, Bizarro retrieves something called the Black Rock for Luthor.

Superman #221 Edit

"Jimmy's Day." Villains United tie-in. Jimmy Olsen watches as Superman and Bizarro battle OMACs, and each other, over the streets of Metropolis. Cheetah recruits Bizarro to join the Secret Society, then Bizarro challenges Zoom to a super-speed race. Continued in Action Comics #831.

Superman #220 Edit

In Smallville, Superman and Superboy discuss their recent bouts of having been mind controlled (by Max Lord and Lex Luthor, respectively), but their conversation is cut short when John Henry (the former Steel) summons them to Superman's former antarctic Fortress of Solitude. When they arrive, they are attacked by The Eradicator, who blames them for their recent rampages, but an OMAC arrives and defeats The Eradicator

CollectionsEdit

HardcoversEdit

  • Superman Archives, vol. 4 - Collects vol. 1 #13-16. "Superman discovers an underground civilization beneath Metropolis, goes on a disastrous rampage while under hypnosis, meets an alluring mermaid and visits the lost city of Atlantis, becomes trapped in the Fourth Dimension, protects American naval weapons from international saboteurs, and battles the deadly costumed villain the Archer." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563891077
  • Superman Archives, vol. 6 - Collects vol. 1 #21-24. "Featuring Superman taking on the Prankster, investigating a murder on a college campus, confronting a modern-day Robin Hood, and more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1563899698
  • Superman Archives, vol. 7 - Collects vol. 1 #25-29. "Featuring the Man of Steel fighting subversion and sabotage on the home front during World War II, meeting mythic figures like Paul Bunyan and Hercules and foiling villains including the Toyman and the Prankster." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401210511
  • Superman Archives, vol. 8 - Collects vol. 1 #30-35. "The Man of Tomorrow meets the mysterious Mr. Mxyztplk for the first time and battles Lex Luthor, The Toyman, The Silver Foxx and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401228852
  • Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #122-126, plus the Superman stories from Action Comics vol. 1 #241-247. "The debuts of the Fortress of Solitude, Brainiac, Kandor, the Super-Pets, and much more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401201563
  • Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #127-131, plus the Superman stories from Action Comics vol. 1 #248-254. "We meet Lori Lemaris, Metallo and Bizarro, witness the Silver Age return of Mr. Mxyzptlk and more." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401207677
  • Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #132-139, plus the Superman stories from Action Comics vol. 1 #255-266. "Superman meets a super outlaw from Krypton, fights Titano the Super-Ape, battles Lex Luthor and more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401241077


  • Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #1-7, plus the Superman stories from Action Comics vol. 1 #1-31, and New York World's Fair #1 & 1940 - WorldCat - ISBN 1401241891 - (forthcoming, June 2013)



  • DC Comics Classics Library: Superman — Kryptonite Nevermore! - Collects vol. 1 #233-238, 240-242. "This story turned Superman’s status quo on its head by featuring a story in which all Kryptonite was destroyed! But that leaves The Man of Steel anything but invulnerable as his powers slowly begin to fade and a doppleganger Superman arrives on the scene with strange powers of its own." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401220851
  • Adventures of Superman: José Luis García-López - Collects vol. 1 #294, 301-302, 307-309 & 347; plus DC Comics Presents #1-4 & 17, and All-New Collector's Edition #C-54. "Superman battles Wonder Woman, Lex Luthor, Solomon Grundy, and teams up with Supergirl, The Flash, Adam Strange, the Metal Men and Firestorm." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238564
  • Superman: The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus - Collects vol. 1 #496-505 & vol. 2 #73-82, plus Action Comics vol. 1 #683-691, Superman: The Man of Steel #17-26, Justice League America #69, Superman: The Legacy of Superman #1, and Green Lantern vol. 2 #46. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238645
  • Superman: For Tomorrow, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 2 #204-209. "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?'" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401203515
  • Superman: For Tomorrow, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 2 #210-215. "Superman faces the mystery of how millions of people seemingly vanished without a trace -- including the love of his life, Lois Lane -- only to find that he may be partially responsible. But the solution to getting them back might prove too extreme, initiating a royal rumble with Wonder Woman! And after a battle with the deadly Equus, Superman comes face-to-face with the mysterious villain who has been responsible for turning his life upside-down!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401207154
  • Superman: Camelot Falls - Collects vol. 1 #654-658. "The Man of Steel has returned to Metropolis and must battle to rout Intergang out of Metropolis! He also faces trouble with Lois, looming problems involving Lana Lang, and a dangerous new discovery in Kazakhstan. Get ready for an action-packed saga that tears a swath across Eastern Europe!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212042
  • Superman: The Coming of Atlas - Collectsvol. 1 #677-680, plus First Issue Special #1. "This is the battle to end all others as Superman faces off with Atlas, lost god of myth. And when Atlas stakes a claim on Metropolis, it’s up to Superman and Krypto to take Atlas down." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221319
  • Superman: Mon-El, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #684-690, plus Action Comics #874. "Following the startling events of "New Krypton," Earth finds itself without Superman. Luckily, Metropolis still has heroes like Mon-El. But after years of knowing nothing but the solitude of the Phantom Zone, how will Mon-El acclimate himself to society? And the recently returned Guardian has his hands full with his new position in the Science Police. How can they fill Superman's shoes?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401226345
  • Superman: Mon-El, vol. 2 – Man of Valor - Collects vol. 1 #692-697, Annual #14, Secret Files 2009, and Adventure Comics #11. "With The Man of Steel away on New Krypton, it’s up to Mon-El to face off against Bizarro and General Lane." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229379
  • Superman: Grounded, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #700-706. "Superman visits Philadelphia – on foot – then continues in a small town in Ohio where, as in many towns, a number of its residents are from other places. But when The Man of Steel discovers that there are also a number of residents secretly from other worlds, he unravels a mystery that may have grave consequences for Earth." - WorldCat - ISBN 140123075X
  • Superman: Grounded, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #707-711, 713-714. "Superman meets the new Wonder Woman for the first time! But why can’t he shake the feeling that he already knows her? Then, Superman visits Boulder, Colorado, where The Flash made a strange discovery that relates to Superman. And in Salt Lake City, Batman arrives to revisit one of his earliest adventures with The Man of Steel." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401233163
  • Superman, vol. 1: What Price Tomorrow? - Collects vol. 3 #1-6. "Metropolis fears him. The Daily Planet agrees. As Superman finds ways to dodge the scrutiny placed upon him by the public and media, he must stop a monstrous threat to Metropolis - one that he somehow is the cause of!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401234682
  • Superman, vol. 2: Secrets and Lies - Collects vol. 3 #7-12 & Annual #1. "Tucked away high in the Himalayas, a long dormant evil has made these snowy mountaintops its home. Helspont, a descendant of the ancient alien race of Daemonites, has enlisted an army of robots to obtain all there is to know about the Kryptonian menace standing between him and dominion over the Earth. Can Helspont gain control over Superman and use him to execute his invasion plan?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401240283
  • Superman, vol. 3: Fury at the World's End - Collects vol. 3 #13-17 & 0. "When a mysterious ghost from Krypton’s past comes to Metropolis in hopes of finding the lost planet’s last son, his arrival comes with disastrous consequences for not just Superman, but also for Superboy and Supergirl. H’El has decided that Earth is the place to resurrect Krypton, but the price the lives of everyone on the planet!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401243207
  • Superman, vol. 4: Psi-War - Collects vol. 3 #18-24 & Annual #2. "The Queen of H.I.V.E. has placed Hector Hammond’s thoughts deep in Superman’s mind in an effort to control the Man of Steel. But the merging of Hammond and the Superman’s minds brings about vivid hallucinations that cause Superman to experience different realities – and view longtime allies as deadly threats!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401246230
  • Superman, vol. 5: Under Fire - Collects vol. 3 #25-31. "In the wake of the Psi War, Lois Lane lies in a coma, unable to speak – but her newfound powers allow her to astral project in times of need. It is just this power that brings the power hungry creature Parasite to Metropolis in search of Lois. Is there anything The Man of Steel can do, or will he lose his best friend?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401250955 - (forthcoming, February 2014)


  • Superman: H'el on Earth - Collects vol. 3 #13-17, plus Superboy vol. 5 #14-17 & Supergirl vol. 6 #14-17. "H’El comes to Earth. This figure from Krypton’s past hopes to revive the dead planet—in place of this one! As hero fights hero, will the Kryptonians be able to defeat H’El, who is their equal in every way?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401243193

Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore - Collects vol. 1 #233-238, 240-242. - WorldCat - ISBN 140123478X - (forthcoming, June 2012)
  • DC Comics Presents: Superman, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 2 #177-178, 181-182. "Look out! It’s a brand-new Toyman, and he’s made in Japan! Plus: Bizarro switches bodies with Superman, Uncle Sam meets The Man of Steel, and Lois Lane learns of the existence of The Suicide Squad."
  • DC Comics Presents: Superman, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 2 #179-185, plus Superman: Man of Steel #121. "The Man of Steel against the Royal Flush Gang, Major Force and... Dracula?"
  • Superman: For Tomorrow, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 2 #204-209. "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?'" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401203523
  • Superman: For Tomorrow, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 2 #210-215. "Superman faces the mystery of how millions of people seemingly vanished without a trace -- including the love of his life, Lois Lane -- only to find that he may be partially responsible. But the solution to getting them back might prove too extreme, initiating a royal rumble with Wonder Woman! And after a battle with the deadly Equus, Superman comes face-to-face with the mysterious villain who has been responsible for turning his life upside-down!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204481
  • Superman: The Journey - Collects vol. 2 #217, 221-225. "After his first contact with an OMAC, Superman must contend with the arrivals of Bizarro and Zoom, before dealing once and for all with a souped-up Blackrock" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209181
  • Superman: Up, Up and Away - Collects vol. 1 #650-653, plus Action Comics #837-840. "It is One Year Later...and no one has seen or heard from the Man of Steel. As Clark Kent concentrates on his career, the need for the Man of Steel has remained as strong as ever - especially now that Lex Luthor has returned to Metropolis, with his thirst for power fully intact." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209548 - (forthcoming, September 2006)
  • Superman: Camelot Falls, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #654-658. "The Man of Steel has returned to Metropolis and must battle to rout Intergang out of Metropolis! He also faces trouble with Lois, looming problems involving Lana Lang, and a dangerous new discovery in Kazakhstan." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401212050
  • Superman: The Third Kryptonian - Collects vol. 1 #668-670, plus Action Comics #847 and the back-up story from Annual #13. "Who — or what — is The Third Kryptonian?" - WorldCat - ISBN 140121987X
  • Superman: Camelot Falls, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #662-664, 667-668 & Annual #13. "The Man of Steel defends Metropolis from harm, but now faces a dilemma: are his heroics only making things worse?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401215661
  • Superman: Shadows Linger - Collects vol. 1 #671-675. "The new Insect Queen makes her debut – and that spells trouble for The Man of Steel." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221254
  • Superman: The Coming of Atlas - Collects vol. 1 #677-680, plus First Issue Special #1. "When Atlas stakes a claim on Metropolis, it’s up to Superman and Krypto to take Atlas down." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221327


DigitalEdit

  • Superman, vol. 1: What Price Tomorrow? - Collects vol. 3 #1-6. - Kindle - comiXology
  • Superman, vol. 2: Secrets and Lies - Collects vol. 3 #7-12 & Annual #1. - Kindle - comiXology
  • Superman, vol. 3: Fury at World's End - Collects vol. 3 #13-17 & 0. - comiXology
  • Superman, vol. 4: Psi-War - Collects vol. 3 #18-24 & Annual #2. - comiXology


HistoryEdit

Leftover Useful InformationEdit

Creative TeamEdit

Writer (#32- ): Geoff Johns. Artists/Covers (#32- ): John Romita, Jr. & Klaus Janson.

Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.

Publishing HistoryEdit

  • volume 1: #1-714, 1939-2011 (as Adventures of Superman for #424-649, 1987-2006)
  • volume 2: #1-226, 1987-2006
  • volume 3: #1- , 2011-present

Future Publication DatesEdit

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Superman: Doomed #2: 24 Sep 2014
Superman: Futures End #1: 24 Sep 2014
Superman #35: 22 Oct 2014
Superman #36: 26 Nov 2014
Superman #37: 24 Dec 2014
Superman, vol. 5: Under Fire HC: 04 Feb 2015

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