Superman Vol. 2 #1


“Heart of Stone” -- 23 pages

  • written by John Byrne
  • pencils by John Byrne
  • inks by Terry Austin
  • introduces the new Metallo, who is mysteriously abducted at the end of the story, just as he’s about to kill Superman
  • introduces Kryptonite in the new continuity
  • the world learns, through Metallo’s comments, that Superman is an alien, a fact Superman confirms to Lois on the final page

afterword by John Byrne (addressing the Superman reboot and concerns that he is “Marvelizing” Superman)

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See It in Context on the Continuity Pages:

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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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