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Superman (1987) - #1
"Heart of Stone"
DC Comics

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John Byrne

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Cover Date: January 1987
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline: It's your first issue, Superman ..and it could be your last!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Superman

As Superman adjusts to being in the public spotlight, he comes face to face with Metallo. During this encounter, Superman learns of the existence of Kryptonite, which nearly kills him. Will Superman be able to defeat this new threat, and what closely guarded secret will be revealed to the world about Superman?

Reprinted/Collected in:
Der Neue Superman (1987) 1987-01
Superman (1990) #4
Superman: The Man of Steel (2003) TPB vol. 02

This is the first issue after the "Man of Steel" mini-series by John Bryne. This is the first regular Superman comic following the maxi-series of "Crisis of Infinite Earths".

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