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Issue Details

Issue #2
Published 1988
Cover Price 1.50 USD
Pages 52
Editing Mike Carlin; Renée Witterstaetter (assistant editor)

Cover Details - "Shadows of the Past!"

Characters Superman; The Guardian; The Newsboy Legion
Genre Superhero
Pencils Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks Brett Breeding (signed)

40 page Superman story "The Cadmus Project"

Characters Superman; The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The New Newsboy Legion (Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez] (Clone); Gabby [John Gabrielli] (Clone); Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire] (Clone); Tommy Thompkins (Clone); Flip [Walter Johnson] (Clone)); Jimmy Olsen; The Habitat; Mountain of Judgment; Jude; The Hairies; The Cadmus Project; Dubbilex; Darkseid (Flashback, Cameo); Sleez (villain); The Original Newsboy Legion (Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [John Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Tommy Thompkins; Walter Johnson); Dean Simons; Whiz Wagon
Synopsis When Sleez takes over Cadmus he forces the orginal Newsboy Legion to make young clones of themselves. These clones escape from Cadmus and travel to Metropolis where they come to the attention of Superman. But Superman and the Guardian stop Sleez's plans.
Genre Superhero
Script Roger Stern
Pencils Ron Frenz
Inks Brett Breeding
Colors Petra Scotese
Letters John Costanza

8 page Private Lives story "Love's Labors..."

Characters Maggie Sawyer; Barrage; Dan "Terrible" Turpin; Maisie; Jace; Toby Raynes; Midge
Synopsis Dan Turpin, while recovering from an attack by Barrage, is visited by Captain Sawyer in the hospital. Dan finds a new perspective on his boss.
Genre Family
Script John Byrne
Pencils John Byrne
Inks John Byrne
Colors Shelley Eiber
Letters Bill Oakley