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Issue Details

Issue #26
Published [December] 1988
Cover Price 0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Mike Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)

Cover Details - "Invasion First Strike! Extra!"

Genre Superhero
Pencils Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks Dennis Janke (signed)

22 page Superman story "... It's Just a Shot Away!"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El; also as Gangbuster]; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Sgt. Dan Turpin; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Sarge Steel; Guardian [Jim Harper]; Captain Atom [Nathaniel Adam]; VILLAINS: Baron Sunday (first appearance); Joey Medero; Lex Luthor; Brainiac [Milton Fine; Vril Dox]; Morgan Edge; Thanagarians
Synopsis Baron Sunday is able to use voodoo to knock Superman for a loop. Unfortunately for Baron Sunday, once Superman's out, Gangbuster's free to roam, and he doesn't take it easy on the Baron.
Genre Superhero
Script Roger Stern
Pencils Kerry Gammill
Inks Brett Breeding
Colors Petra Scotese
Letters John Costanza
Notes Invasion crossover. Story continues in ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (DC, 1987 series) #449.

1 page Daily Planet promo (ad from the publisher) "Daily Planet: Invasion First Strike!"

Notes Invasion First Strike! recap.

2 page Superman letters page "Superman"

Script Renee Witterstaetter
Letters typeset
Notes Letters from readers - Billy Beechler, Mic McConnell, Kip Talbott, Nick Brown, Anthony Gallagher, Michael T. Miller, Narrelle Harris, Craig Hewitt, Ron Carlson, Alan Michael and Eric Recia - and responses from Renee Witterstaetter.