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  • Issue #SET 1
    Superman Funeral For a Friend Limited Collector's Set (1993) SET 1

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    Funeral For a Friend Limited Collector's Set - Factory Sealed. Includes reprint editions.
    SET 1 includes 9 comics: Adventures of Superman #498, Justice League America #70, Action Comics #685, Superman The Man of Steel #20, Adventures of Superman #499, Superman #76, Superman The Man of Steel #21, Action Comics #686, and Superman #77. PLUS a full color 17" x 22" wall poster, a limited, numbered post card featuring the cover of Action Comics #1, and Superman's obituary from the Daily Planet.
    GRADING NOTE: Comics considered new in package "as originally packaged" inside the sealed wrap. Any defects inherently caused to the comics from the packaging itself, whether visible or not, will not be counted against the grade. However, any soiling, tearing, or other obvious wear to the wrapping itself will be considered in the final grade determination.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Superman Funeral For a Friend TPB (2016 DC) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Action Comics (1938-2011 DC) #685-686, Adventures of Superman (1987-2006) #498-500, Justice League America (1987-1996) #70, Superman The Legacy of Superman (1993), Supergirl/Lex Luthor Special (1993), Superman (1987-2011 2nd Series) #76-77 and Superman The Man of Steel (1991-2003) #20-21. Written by Karl Kesel, Roger Stern, Jerry Ordway, Dan Jurgens, William Messner-Loebs, and Louise Simonson. Art by Jon Bogdanove, Jackson Guice, Tom Grummett, Dan Jurgens, Walt Simonson, Denis Rodier, Ande Parks, Dennis Janke, Mike Machlan, Curt Swan, Joe Rubinstein, and June Brigman. Cover by Dan Jurgens and Brett Breeding. After Superman sacrificed his life to stop Doomsday, the world and those who loved him must learn how to continue on without the Man of Steel. Heroes like Supergirl, the Guardian and Gangbuster rise to the challenge-but can they fill the void left by Superman's death? Softcover, 376 pages, full color.

    NOTE: This volume looks fantastic on the bookshelf with the others 4 volumes in the series (Superman The Death of Superman TPB (2016 DC) New Edition, Superman Reign of the Supermen TPB (2016 DC), Superman The Return of Superman TPB (2016 DC) New Edition, and Superman Doomsday TPB (2016 DC) New Edition). When side-by-side, their spines unite to create the unforgettable Death of Superman Symbol. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #70REP.3RD
    Justice League America (1987) 70REP.3RD

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    3rd printing (has Roman numberal "III" next to issue number) Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #70REP.4TH
    Justice League America (1987) 70REP.4TH

    4th printing (has Roman numeral "IV" next to issue number) Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #76REP.2ND
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 76REP.2ND

    Funeral for a Friend Part 4. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #498
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 498

    Part 1 of the 8-part 'Funeral for a Friend,' continued from Superman (1987) #75: The DC Universe goes into mourning as the Man of Steel is pronounced dead and all of Metropolis prepares for life without Superman. Continued in Action Comics (1938 DC) #685. Written by Jerry Ordway, with art by Tom Grummett and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Grummett and Hazlewood Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #70D
    Justice League America (1987) 70D

    'Funeral for a Friend' tie-in. Injured and devastated, the League struggles to stay together in the aftermath of Superman's death. Written by Dan Jurgens, with art and cover by Jurgens and Rick Burchett. 'Funeral for a Friend' begins in Adventures of Superman (1939) #498. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #70N
    Justice League America (1987) 70N

    Funeral For a Friend, Part One. Newsstand Edition Without Red Cover Overlay Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #70REP.2ND
    Justice League America (1987) 70REP.2ND

    Funeral For a Friend , Part One. 2nd printing . Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #685
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 685

    Part 2 of the 8-part 'Funeral for a Friend,' continued from Adventures of Superman (1939) #498. Clark Kent is discovered missing in the wake of Superman's tragic battle with Doomsday while, in the Man of Steel's absence, Supergirl moves to take up his position as guardian of Metropolis. Continued in Superman The Man of Steel (1991) #20. Written by Roger Stern, with art by Jackson Guice and Denis Rodier. Cover by Guice. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #20
    Superman The Man of Steel (1991) 20
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2069963014

    Part 3 of the 8-part 'Funeral for a Friend,' continued from Action Comics (1938 DC) #685. The actual funeral for the defeated Man of Steel draws crowds of DC's most famous heroes to his side...while in Smallville, Ma & Pa Kent - unable to claim their son's body - hold a symbolic funeral for Clark. Appearances by Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Nightwing, Flash, Green Lantern, Supergirl, Mr. Miracle and many more. Continues in Superman (1987) #76. Written by Louise Simonson, with art and cover by Jon Bogdanove and Dennis Janke. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #76
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 76

    1st printing. Funeral for a Friend. Part 4 of 8. "Metropolis Mailbag II!" Guest-starring everybody. Story by Dan Jurgens. Art by Dan Jurgens and Brett Breeding. Story continued from Superman: The Man of Steel #20. It's a world without Superman. The Last Son of Krypton fell in battle against the nigh unstoppable behemoth known as Doomsday. Now, the DC Universe is left to pick up the pieces and attempt to move forward without its greatest champion. Story continues in Adventures of Superman (1939-2006) #499. Includes a 1-page AIDS awareness ad featuring the Teen Titans. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #499
    Adventures of Superman (1987) 499
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2071763004

    Part 5 of the 8-part 'Funeral for a Friend,' continued from Superman (1987) #76: Brooding over the death of his greatest obstruction, Superman, Lex Luthor becomes paranoid that Superman is pulling the same hoax on the world as Luthor did - faking his own death! Continued in Action Comics (1938 DC) #686. Written by Jerry Ordway, with art by Tom Grummett and Doug Hazlewood. Cover by Grummett and Hazlewood. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #686
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 686
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack; Other - see grading notes
    • Small piece of plastic missing from bottom edge of slab.
    • Label #2069963022

    Part 6 of the 8-part 'Funeral for a Friend,' continued from Adventures of Superman (1939) #499. In "Who's Buried in Superman's Tomb?", Supergirl opens Superman's tomb - to find it empty...his body stolen! Continued in Superman The Man of Steel (1991) #21. Written by Roger Stern, with art by Jackson Guice and Denis Rodier. Cover by Guice. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #21
    Superman The Man of Steel (1991) 21
    • Signed by writer Louise Simonson, artist John Bogdanove, and inker Dennis Janke with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Part 7 of the 8-part 'Funeral for a Friend,' continued from Action Comics (1938 DC) #686. 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. Concludes in Superman (1987) #77. Written by Louise Simonson, with art and cover by Jon Bogdanove and Dennis Janke. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #77
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 77

    1st printing. Funeral for a Friend. Part 8 of 8. "The End!" Story by Dan Jurgens. Art by Dan Jurgens and Brett Breeding. Story continued from Superman: The Man of Steel #21. The Kents were the first to find the infant Kal-el when he arrived on Earth. They took him in and raised him as their own. This issue explores a father's grief. It's never easy when a parent outlives their child. It gets even worse when this grief causes Jonathan Kent to have a heart attack. Plus, Lex Luthor's epitaph to his fallen enemy. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #83
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 83

    Funeral for a Friend. Epilogue. "On the Edge!" Guest-starring Batman (Azrael) & the Justice League. Story by Dan Jurgens. Art by Dan Jurgens and Joe Rubinstein. Superman is back! As the Man of Steel makes his rounds to announce his return, he soon learns the DC Universe is a much different place than the one he left a few months ago. First stop...Gotham City, where a new person wears the mantle of the Bat. NOTE: At this time in DC history Azrael took over as Batman for Bruce Wayne, who was nursing a broken back - courtesy of the hulking villain Bane. (See Batman #497) - Odinson, Lonestar Comics Archivist Cover price $1.50.