Superman Vol. 2 #16


“He Only Laughs When I Hurt” -- 22 pages

  • written by John Byrne
  • pencils by John Byrne
  • inks by Karl Kesel
  • first appearance of the new Prankster
  • Supergirl appears for the first time (unconscious in Antarctica)
  • occurs during Christmas week
  • Superman briefly recaps events from the year, making no reference to the new revelations in World of Smallville

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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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