Man of Steel #4


“Enemy Mine” -- 22 pages

  • written by John Byrne
  • pencils by John Byrne
  • inks by Dick Giordano
  • first appearance of Lex Luthor (returning to Metropolis, after a year’s absence, with rapidly-receding red hair)
  • tells the origin of the Luthor-Superman fued (Superman has the respected Luthor arrested)
  • occurs 18 months after Clark got the job at the Daily Planet (in Man of Steel #2)

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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