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Issue Details

Issue #20
Published August 1988
Cover Price 0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Michael Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant); Paul Kupperberg (kibitzing)

Cover Details - "Men of Steel!"

Characters Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Metallo
Genre Superhero
Pencils John Byrne (signed)
Inks John Byrne (signed)

22 page Superman story "Doom in the Heartland"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Matrix]; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Lois Lane; Cat Grant; Perry White; Alice [Allie]; Jimmy Olsen; Doom Patrol [Celsius [Arani Caulder]; Scott Fischer; Karma [Wayne Hawkins]; Lodestone [Rhea Jones]; Negative Woman [Val Vostok]; Robotman [Cliff Steele]; Tempest [Joshua Clay]]; Janet Jones (dies); VILLAIN: Metallo
Synopsis Lana introduces Ma and Pa Kent to Supergirl. Superman goes to investigate a disturbance in Kansas City, and runs into the Doom Patrol, who have just been soundly defeated by Metallo.
Genre Superhero
Script John Byrne
Pencils John Byrne
Inks Karl Kesel
Colors Petra Scotese
Letters John Costanza
Notes Pages 20-22 of DOOM PATROL (DC, 1987 series) #10 take place between panels 4 and 5 of page 7.

2 page Superman letters page "Superman"

Script Renee Witterstaetter
Letters typeset
Notes Letters from readers - Tim Hasci, C.P. Cagle, Peter Perez, David Metz, Andrew Kaplan, Patrick O'Connor, T.M. Maple and Jacob Gilbert - and responses from Renee Witterstaetter.