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  1. Cover by Gil Kane.
  2. "If Superman didn't Exist..." written by Marv Wolfman, penciled and inked by Gil Kane, colored by Tony Tollin and lettered by Ben Oda. The conflict between Vandal Savage and Superman & Rip Hunter allows an alien race to interfere with Earth's history, obliterating every trace of Superman and all the other members of the Justice League. Now the future of mankind rests in the hearts and minds of two young boys.


  • The Justice League of America characters are a 1 panel cameo appearance.
  • The characters Jerry and Joe are a homage to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
  • The characters Joseph and Jack are a homage to Jack Kirby and Joe Simon.
  • "Dedicated to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, whose imagination led generations to even more imaginings. With deep respect from Julie, Marv and Gil."


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The Alien That Represents The Best of All That Is Human 0

This is the stuff of stories and fairy tales, the stuff born from hope and imagination...To defeat Vandal Savage, Superman & Rip Hunter travel back in time to the creation of the universe, and though they are victorious, they accidentally spring an alien trap leaving the Earth vulnerable to conquest.In some ways, 'If Superman Didn't Exist...' is the counterpoint to the classic story ' Must There Be A Superman?', and the two stories nicely bookend the Bronze Age career of the Man of Steel.Th...

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