Superman #408

    Superman » Superman #408 - The Day the Earth Died!; Warship! released by DC Comics on June 1985.

    Short summary describing this issue.

    The Day the Earth Died!; Warship! last edited by Darkside_of_the_Sun on 07/23/19 01:28AM View full history

    1. Cover by Ed Hannigan and Al Williamson.
    2. "The Day the Earth Died!" (Superman, Frank Jackson, Lori Lemaris & Ronal) written by Paul Kupperberg from a plot by Ed Hannigan, penciled by Curt Swan, inked by Al Williamson, colored by Gene D'Angelo and lettered by Ed King.
    3. "Warship!" (Superman & Jimmy Olsen) written by E. Nelson Bridwell, penciled by Curt Swan, inked by Josef Rubinstein, colored by Gene D'Angelo and lettered by Albert De Guzman.


    • "Guest Meanwhile.." "Ben Oda Remembered" a tribute to Ben Oda by Andrew Helfer.

    Superman is haunted by nightmares of a nuclear war. But is he duty bound to prevent one... or to allow one?


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    A lot of people forget how hot the Cold War really was even in its later years. While the Cuban Missile Crisis is often remembered as the near tipping point to nuclear war, there were incidents as late as the mid 1980s, including the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and U.S. President Ronald Reagan's "evil empire" speech and "bombing starts in five minutes" joke - the latter of which was made only the year previous to this issue of Superman.The fact is that if a Superman really existed, sooner or...

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