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Issue Details

Issue #31
Published May 1989
Cover Price 0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Mike Carlin

Cover Details

Characters Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Lex Luthor
Genre Superhero
Pencils Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks Dennis Janke (signed)

14 page Superman story "As Good As His Word!"

Characters Team Luthor; Morris; Mr. Vekko; VILLAINS: Mr. Mxyzptlk [also disguised as Superman]; Lex Luthor
Synopsis With Superman missing, Mr. Mxyzptlk sets his sights on Lex.
Genre Superhero
Script Tom Peyer (co-plotter); Roger Stern (co-plotter; script)
Pencils Paris Cullins
Inks Dennis Janke
Colors Glenn Whitmore
Letters John Costanza
Notes Superman [Clark Kent] does not appear in this story.

8 page Lex Luthor story "Hostile Takeover, Part III: Poison Pill!"

Characters Caroline Abernathy; Alton Stuart; Mr. Durwood; Morris; Scott Harris; Lawrence Wilcox; Miss Conway; VILLAINS: Lex Luthor; Morgan Edge; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Sydney Happersen; Dr. Gretchen Kelley
Synopsis Lex continues his attempt to buy out S.T.A.R. Labs.
Genre Superhero
Script Jerry Ordway
Pencils Dan Jurgens
Inks Dennis Janke
Colors Glenn Whitmore
Letters Albert DeGuzman

2 page Superman the Letter Column letters page "Superman the Letter Column"

Script Mike Carlin
Letters typeset
Notes Letters from readers - Howard T. Kidd, Kevin Sharp, Charlie Harris, Glenn Cooper, Chris Hines, Dale Coe, Michael D. High and Kevin J. Conley - and responses from Mike Carlin.