Part 7 of the 8-part 'Funeral for a Friend,'. Superman's body turns up at Project Cadmus...where even they fail to detect any signs of life! But maybe they can learn what made him so special. Also, the strain of losing his son becomes too much for Pa Kent.
- "DC Universe" one page text piece featuring "R.I.P. Superman" what's new for 1993 to include Vertigo leaving DC, "New Stars on the Horizon" featuring the debut of Darkstars in their own title, "How to Draw Lobo" and "DC Bullets" Lee Moder makes his debut in Wonder Woman #72, Scott Peterson and Bill Kaplan are DC's newest editors, Tim Truman and John Ostrander team up for the last issue of Hawkworld #32 and Kevin Dooley paid $10 and a ham sandwich to get his name in this issue of DC Universe.
- The last appearance of the letter column named: Superman the Man of Steel.
- Series goes on a two month hiatus.
- Triangle 1993 #9.
- Chronological continuation from Action Comics #686.
- Chronological continuation in Superman #77.