Steel (1994) Annual comic books
The Elseworlds Annuals event, the DC Universe's journey into remote realms of possibility, continues in the 19th century as John Henry Irons is sold into slavery in the Deep South. After witnessing his friends and family suffer at the hands of a vicious overseer, John forges a suit of armor and leads a rebellion for freedom as Steel. Written by Jon and Judy Bogdanove, with art and cover by Humberto Ramos and Ande Parks. Cover price $2.95.
The Year One Annuals continue, exploring pivotal events and untold stories of the DC Universe's greatest heroes. Secrets of Steel are revealed in this story of John Henry Irons's original prototype armor, and his first heroic adventure before meeting Superman. Written by Louise Simonson, with art by Kevin Sharpe, Joe St. Pierre and Dave Bednar. Cover by Phil Jimenez. Miraweb Format. Cover price $3.95.