In these tales from 1987, written and illustrated by John Byrne, Superman battles familiar foes including Brainiac, Lex Luthor and Toyman, and fights alongside Green Lantern and The Spectre.
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DC Comics took a bold step and renumbered the longest-running monthly comic, Action Comics, to #1 for the first time since 1938 as part of the DC Comics—The New 52 event.
With this renumbering comes a new creative team featuring comics legend Grant Morrison and fan-favorite artist Rag Morales. While Morrison is no stranger to writing the Superman character, having won three Eisner Award's for his work on All-Star Superman, Action Comics will be something new for both old and new readers and present humanity's first encounters with Superman, before he became one of the World's Greatest Super Heroes. Set a few years in the past, it's a bold new take on a classic hero.
Superman: Action Comics Vol. 1: Superman and the Men of Steel includes issues 1-8 of the monthly series
In this trade paperback collecting the acclaimed 5-issue miniseries Lex Luthor: Man Of Steel, fan-favorite writer Brian Azzarello (Superman, 100 Bullets) teams up with artist Lee Bermejo (Batman/Deathblow) for a bold story in which readers get a glimpse into the mind of Superman's longtime foe. Man Of Steel reveals why Luthor chooses to be the proverbial thorn in the Man of Steel's side - to save humanity from an untrustworthy alien being.
For 60 years the world famous Man of Steel has used his superpowers to fight for truth, justice, and fair play against the forces of evil and chaos. With unparalleled access to the archives of DC Comics-the creators of Superman-classic art is combined with some never-before-published work to create Superman: The Ultimate Guide. Discover Superman and little known facts about his universe as never before-key locations are revealed, crucial events and characters are profiled, and secrets are unlocked in this comprehensive volume.
Surveys the nature and history of the hero Superman, discussing his birth, career, secrets, equipment, and enemies.