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Cover to All Star Superman #1

All Star Superman was published by DC Comics. Price per issue is $2.99.

Publication Dates

Last Issue

All Star Superman #11: 29 May 2008

Current Issue

All Star Superman #12: 17 Sep 2008

Next Issue



Final issue was #12.


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


Minor Characters

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

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  • Superman takes Lois Lane to his Fortress of Solitude after revealing that he has secretly been Clark Kent. Lois refuses to believe him, while becoming increasingly paranoid about Superman's intentions until she finally fires a kryptonite weapon at him . . . only for both of them to discover he is now immune to kryptonite. It is revealed that Lois was exposed to a type of radiation that affected her mind. Superman cures her and then reveals Lois' birthday present.

All Star Superman #1

  • Superman foils a plot by Lex Luther to cause a disaster on the sun, but in the process receives a lethal dose of solar radiation. He decides to finally reveal his secret identity to Lois Lane.

Past Storylines



  • All Star Superman, vol. 2 - Collects #7-12. "Don’t miss The Man of Steel’s clashes with Bizarro, Zibarro and more as Lex Luthor enacts his scheme to cause the death of Superman!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401218377

  • Absolute All Star Superman - Collects #1-12. "The Man of Steel battles Bizarro, Zibarro and more before facing the final revenge of Lex Luthor." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229174

Trade Paperbacks

  • All Star Superman, vol. 1 - Collects #1-6. "Features Lex Luthor, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, Bizarro, and more!" - WorldCat - ISBN 140121102X
  • All Star Superman, vol. 2 - Collects #7-12. "The Man of Steel goes toe-to-toe with Bizarro, his imperfect duplicate, and the new Zibaro, also from the Bizarro planet." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401218601


All Star Superman presents stories with a classic flare that are out of regular DC Universe continuity.

Leftover Useful Information

Creative Team

Writer: Grant Morrison. Artist/Covers: Frank Quitely.

Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.

Publishing History

First published in 2005.

Future Publication Dates

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