Superman Vol. 2 #8


“Future Shock!” -- 21 pages

  • written by John Byrne
  • pencils by John Byrne
  • inks by Karl Kesel
  • features the Legion of Super-Heroes, who meet the new Superman (who doesn’t accord with their own history or memories) for the first time
  • continued from Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 3 #37
  • occurs shortly after the bulk of Superman Vol. 2 #7 (Superman is recovering in Smallville from his battle with Rampage) but before that issue’s final page
  • Superman thinks about how he met Superboy-Prime “a few months ago” (a reference to DC Comics Presents #87), prior to the conclusion of Crisis on Infinite Earths (which he remembers)

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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