- "Life After Death!" (Superman) written by Jerry Ordway, penciled by Tom Grummett, inked by Doug Hazlewood, colored by Glenn Whitmore and lettered by Albert De Guzman. Clark Kent and his father meet up in the afterlife. Both are in more trouble then they understand.
- "First Sighting..." (Steel) written by Louise Simonson, penciled by Jon Bogdanove and inked by Dennis Janke. First appearance of John Henry Irons aka Steel. Continues in Superman: The Man of Steel #22.
- "First Sighting..." (Eradicator) written by Roger Stern, penciled by Jackson Guice and inked by Denis Rodier. Continues in Action Comics #687.
- "First Sighting..." (Superboy) written by Karl Kesel, penciled by Tom Grummett and inked by Doug Hazlewood. First appearance of the post-Crisis Superboy (Kon-El/Conner Kent), clone of Superman. Continues in Adventures of Superman #501.
- "First Sighting..." (Cyborg Superman) written and penciled by Dan Jurgens and inked by Brett Breeding. Continues in Superman #78.
- Cover dated Early June 1993.
- 64 page issue.
- The newsstand edition was $2.50.
- The direct sales edition was $2.95.
- Direct sales cover was painted by Jerry Ordway.
- The newsstand cover was penciled by Tom Grummett, inked by Doug Hazlewood, colored by Glenn Whitmore.
- Series returns after a three month hiatus.
- Triangle 1993 #11.
- Chronological continuation from Superman #77.
- Chronological continuation in Action Comics #687.
White Bag (Collector's Edition)
Because of the success of the Black Bags of Superman #75, the return of Superman was marked with a White Bag collector's edition bag. In the bag contained a copy of The Adventures of Superman #500 with a removable film over the image of Superman.
To accompany the White Bag collector's edition is a rare Platinum Edition, which was available to selected retailers.
|Reg||Standard Cover||Tom Grummett & Doug Hazlewood||1|
|DS||Direct Sales Cover w/Film||Jerry Ordway||2|
|DS||Back of Sealed Direct Sales Edition||N/A||3|
|DS||Platinum Edition Cover||Jerry Ordway||4|
|DS||Front of Sealed Platinum Edition||N/A||5|
|DS||Direct Sales Cover without Film||Jerry Ordway||6|
|DS||Front of Sealed Direct Sales Edition||N/A||7|