Superman #162 (1963)

Long before there was ever a title called “Elseworlds”, DC Comics stories that took place outside of the established timeline were known as an “Imaginary Tale” or an “Imaginary Novel”. This is a copy of Superman number 162 from 1963 in which Superman attempts to duplicate himself to solve the world’s problems. Subjecting himself to various forms of Kryptonite, he ends up…

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Mad magazine #208 (1979)

Cover dated July 1979, this is an issue of Mad magazine that features a parody of Superman: The Movie. It features the cover artwork of longtime Mad Magazine contributor Jack Rickard. The eight page parody in this issue, called Superduperman, was written by Larry Siegel and art by Mort Drucker. It opens with a hilarious take on…

Superman: The Man of Steel #1 (1991)

Published in 1991, this is the first issue of Superman: The Man of Steel. The issue was written by Louise Simonson – pencilled by Jon Bogdanove, Tom Grummett, Bob McLeod and Dan Jurgens – Inked by Dennis Janke, Jerry Ordway, Bob McLeod and Brett Breeding – with colorists Glenn Whitmore.

There is a scene in this issue where Superman…