Action Comics #687 1993 direct sales edition

Action Comics #687 1993 direct sales edition

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Action Comics #687 1993 direct sales edition

The form of a man made up of red energy awakens in a facility in the Arctic having the memories of Superman and heads to Metropolis! Reports of Superman's return spread rapidly, but is this really Superman back from the dead?

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The first $1.50 issue.
The newsstand edition was $1.50.
The direct sales edition was $1.95.
The direct sales cover is die-cut.
There is an outline of the "S" shield is on the outer cover while the "S" shield belongs to Eradicator on the inner cover.
The newsstand cover was penciled by Kerry Gammill, inked by Jackson Guice and colored by Glenn Whitmore.
The newsstand cover has Gammill after Hannigan.
The direct sales cover was penciled and inked by Jackson Guice and colored by Glenn Whitmore.
"The Last Son of Krypton!" a poster of the Eradicator by Jackson Guice and Denis Rodier.
Doomsday, Superman, Ice and Blue Beetle cameo flashback appearances.
Swan (Street or Avenue) on page 19 panel 4 is a homage to Curt Swan.
The Ellsworth Mountains mentioned on page 2 panel 3 is a homage to Whitney Ellsworth.
The Simon Kirby Riverside Park on page 20 panel 2 is a homage to Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
Series returns after a three month hiatus.
Triangle 1993 #12.
Chronological continuation from Adventures of Superman #500.
Chronological continuation in Superman: The Man of Steel #22.