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Appearing in "Doomsday!"

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Other Characters:

  • Kevin Crow
  • Ned (First appearance)



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Synopsis for "Doomsday!"

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  • The polybagged edition of this comic book included a black memorial armband, a Daily Planet Superman obituary (authored by Roger Stern), a series of Superman commemorative postage stamps and a "Death of Superman" poster by Dan Jurgens and Brett Breeding.
  • Justice League member Booster Gold is credited with coining the name Doomsday.
  • Every page of this issue consists of a single panel.
  • The Marvel Comics character Hannibal King pays homage to the fall of Superman in an issue of Nightstalkers.
  • The death of Superman was a subject of conversation on an episode of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Jay Leno was seen wearing one of the Superman memorial armbands across his left arm.

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The Death and Return of Superman
The events from this issue or series are related to The Death and Return of Superman, a retroactively named trilogy in which Superman is killed by the monster Doomsday, and then later brought back to life. Meanwhile, four superheroes debut in Metropolis to take his place, The Eradicator, Steel, Cyborg Superman, and Superboy.
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