TITLE

Superman

PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/23/92, Vol. 113 Issue 20, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that due to lagging newsstand sales, DC Comics will kill off the 54-year-old Superman in the issue coming out November 17. The agent of his demise; Advance sales have made this the bestselling issue of `Superman'; Over a million copies have sold so far; Possible resurrection of Superman to come.
ACCESSION #
9211231485

 

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