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Adventures of Superman (1987) - #500
"Life After Death"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Jerry Ordway

Penciller(s):
Tom Grummett

Inker(s):
Doug Hazlewood

Colorist(s):
Glenn Whitmore

Letterer(s):
Albert Tobias De Guzman

Editor(s):
Michael 'Mike' Carlin

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Tom Grummett
Doug Hazlewood
Glenn Whitmore
 

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Cover Date: Early June 1993
Cover Price: US $ 2.50

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Adventures of Superman (1987) #500 1993/11 Deluxe Edition, Pull-Off Cover
Adventures of Superman (1987) #500 barcode to cover replaced with text 'The Funeral is Over'
Adventures of Superman (1987) #500 Collector's Set
Adventures of Superman (1987) #500 Platinum Edition

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Funeral for a Friend

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In the wake of the death of Superman, several pretenders appear on the scene. In this issue, John Henry Irons appears to be somehow related to the return of Superman. He will later be revealed to be Steel, just as a briefly-glimpsed streak of red, yellow and blue will, in the next issue, be revealed as a new Superboy.

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The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus (2007) HC
The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus (2013) HC
Steel (1994) TPB
Superman (1993) (03)
Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (2004) TPB vol. 02
Superman: The Return of Superman (1993) TPB
Superman: The Return of Superman (1993) TPB (New Printing)
Superman: World Without a Superman (1993) TPB
Superman: World Without a Superman (1993) TPB (2006 printing)
Superman: World Without a Superman (1993) TPB (Titan Books Edition)

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Series 1993, #11

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