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Superman (1987) - #50
"The Human Factor"
DC Comics

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Jerry Ordway

John Byrne
Kerry Gammill
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Jerry Ordway
Curt Douglas Swan

Brett Breeding
John Byrne
Dennis Janke
Jerry Ordway

Glenn Whitmore

John Costanza

Michael 'Mike' Carlin

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Cover Date: December 1990
Cover Price: US $ 1.50

Issue Tagline: Back to Full Power!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 48 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Superman (1987) #50 2nd Printing
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Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite

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Reprinted/Collected in:
DC Comics Graphic Novel Collection [GER] (2015) #81
Superman (1984) #85
Superman (1990) #26
Superman: Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite (1996) TPB

Story implies that Mr. Impossible and Mr. Mxyzptlk are the same character (or fill in for each other from time to time).

Starman, Barrage and Dr. Hamilton appear in flashback.

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