Action Comics Vol. 1 #595


“The Ghost of Superman” -- 22 pages

  • written by John Byrne
  • pencils by John Byrne
  • inks by Keith Williams
  • occurs immediately following Adventures of Superman #435
  • Superman must fake his death in order to stop Silver Banshee (in her first appearance)
  • features Batman, Black Canary, and Martian Manhunter of the Justice League
  • briefly features Perry White back at his job at the Daily Planet (following Adventures of Superman #434)
  • the final page occurs after Superman Vol. 2 #12 and leads into Millennium

See It in Context on the Continuity Pages:

Man of Steel #1 (collector's edition)Post-Crisis Superman: John Byrne Era (1986-1988)

In 1986, in the wake of Crisis on Infinite Earths, DC chose John Byrne to helm the reboot of the Superman titles. Byrne was the popular artist of Marvel’s The Uncanny X-Men, which he had often… [more]

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