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Issue Details

Issue #443
Published August 1988
Cover Price 0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Michael Carlin; Renee Witterstaetter (assistant)
Notes No ads in body of this issue.

Cover Details - "Hostage Crisis!"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen
Genre Superhero
Pencils Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks Jerry Ordway (signed)
Notes No ads in body of this issue.

30 page Superman story "Prisoner of Conscience"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Jawad Al Gurdan (first appearance); Tehra (an Exile; first appearance); the Exiles (first appearance); Robert; Bill; VILLAINS: Emperor (bonds with Henry Kanfeld in flashback; dies); Ahkry (the Emperor's son; dies); Zander (first appearance); The Islamic Liberation Army; Hassam (first appearance; dies)
Synopsis Jimmy gets to go to the Middle East with Clark on a missing persons story.
Genre Superhero
Script Jerry Ordway
Pencils John Statema
Inks Doug Hazlewood
Colors Julianna Ferriter
Letters Albert DeGuzman

2 page The Adventures of Superman letters page "The Adventures of Superman"

Script Renee Witterstaetter
Letters typeset
Notes Letters from readers - T. Paul Lehman, Malcolm Bourne, Russ Bedell, Joe Frank, Emiliano Felibertie III, Charles D. Brown and Charlie Harris - and responses from Renee Witterstaetter.