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The Man of Steel (1986) - #1
"From Out of the Green Dawn"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
John Byrne

Penciller(s):
John Byrne

Inker(s):
Dick Giordano

Colorist(s):
Tom Ziuko

Letterer(s):
John Costanza

Editor(s):
Andrew Helfer

Cover Artist(s):
John Byrne
Alex Jay
 

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Cover Date: October 1986
Cover Price: US $0.75

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
The Man of Steel (1986) #1 MPI Audio Edition
The Man of Steel (1986) #1 Silver Edition
The Man of Steel (1986) #1 SoMuchFun! Edition
The Man of Steel (1986) #1 Variant cover

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Synopsis:
Contains the prologue and first two chapters of Byrne's seminal redefinition of the Superman mythos and serves as a starting point for the character post-CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Der Neue Superman Handbuch (1987) TPB
The Man of Steel (1986) TPB vol. 01
The Man of Steel (1986) TPB vol. 01 (Ballantine Books edition)
The Man of Steel (1986) TPB vol. 01 (Contest Giveaway)
The Man of Steel (1986) #1 (MPI Audio Edition)
The Man of Steel (1986) #1 (SoMuchFun! Edition)
Millennium Edition:... (2000) The Man of Steel 1
Superman (1990) #1
Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (2004) TPB vol. 01
Superman: The Man of Steel (2003) TPB vol. 01
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Alex Ross Cover 1)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Alex Ross Cover 2)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Ed Benes Cover 1)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Ed Benes Cover 2)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Jim Lee Cover)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Karl Kerschl Cover)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Leinil Francis Yu Cover)
Superman: The Man of Steel (2006) nn (Michael Turner Cover)
Superman: World Of Krypton (2008) TPB

Notes:
The descriptions of Krypton in this issue have almost all been wholly repudiated by later comics. In a real sense, this is best viewed as a dream or a Hypertime excursion, according to 2005 DCU continuity.

Alex Jay designed the logo.

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