Comic Book Series

Cover to Adventures of Superman #1

Adventures of Superman was published by DC Comics. Price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates

Last Issue

Convergence: Adventures of Superman #1: 22 Apr 2015

Current Issue

Convergence: Adventures of Superman #2: 20 May 2015

Next Issue



Final issue was #17.


Main Characters

  • Superman/Kal-El/Clark Kent - The last survivor of the planet Krypton, Superman has many powers on Earth, including flight, super-strength, super-speed, x-ray vision, heat vision, and invulnerability. (aka "The Man of Steel,' 'The Man of Tomorrow') - wikipedia:Superman


  • Jimmy Olsen - Photographer and cub reporter for the Daily Planet. Has a 'signal watch' that can be used to contact Superman. Sometimes called "Superman's Pal" - wikipedia:Jimmy Olsen
  • Batman/Bruce Wayne - A vigilante super-hero from Gotham City. - wikipedia:Batman


  • Lex Luthor - Founder and former CEO of Lexcorp, and former President of the United States. Disgraced and run out of office, he now works in the criminal underground as one of the key players in the revived Secret Society of Super-Villains. - wikipedia:Lex Luthor
  • Mr. Mxyzptlk - Imp from the 5th dimension with seemingly magical powers. Loves to bedevil Superman, but once he has been 'tricked' into returning to his home dimension he cannot return to Earth for 90 days. - wikipedia:Mr. Mxyzptlk

Minor Characters

  • Lana Lang - Clark Kent's high school sweetheart. Was briefly First Lady of the United States when her ex-husband, Pete Ross, became President after Lex Luthor's resignation. - wikipedia:Lana Lang
  • Krypto - A super-powered dog from a alternate/pocket universe Krypton. - wikipedia:Krypto
  • Jor-El - Superman's biological father from Krypton. Deceased. - wikipedia:Jor-El

Other Characters/Places/Things

  • Smallville - Kansas farming town where Clark Kent was raised on Earth. Current home to Martha & Jonathan Kent, and Superboy/Conner Kent. - wikipedia:Smallville

Recent Storylines

Convergence: Adventures of Superman #2

Convergence: Adventures of Superman #1

Adventures of Superman #17

Past Storylines



Trade Paperbacks

  • Superman: City of Tomorrow, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #573-576, plus Superman: Y2K #1, Superman: The Man of Steel #95-98, Superman vol. 2 #151-154, and Action Comics vol. 1 #760-763. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401295080 - (forthcoming, November 2019)
  • Superman: Unconventional Warfare - Collects vol. 1 #627-632, plus the back-up stories from #625-626 and secret files profile pages. "The Man of Steel is challenged when a more powerful Replikon arrives for a fight — the first layer of a complex scheme that may prove Superman's undoing!" - WorldCat - ISBN 140120449X
  • Superman: That Healing Touch - Collects vol. 1 #633-638, plus the lead story from Superman Secret Files 2004. "As Lois recovers from her Mid-east ordeal, Superman gets a visit from Mr. Mxyzptlk and receives harsh words from Wonder Woman and Batman in the wake of Identity Crisis!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204538
  • Superman: Ruin Revealed - Collects vol. 1 #640-641 & #644-647. "Ruin, the man who has been out to destroy Superman and his loved ones, is revealed to be someone near and dear to him!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401209203


Leftover Useful Information

Creative Team

Publishing History

  • Volume 1: #424-649, 1986-2006 (Continues and continued by Superman vol. 1.)
  • Volume 2: #1-17, 2013-2014 (reprints stories from the digital-first series)

Future Publication Dates

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