Adventures of Superman comic books issue 509
Still in deep space, Superman encounters Auron, the superpowered clone of Guardian (first seen in Superman The Legacy of Superman (1993) #1), who possesses some of Superman's DNA. Together they battle an alien malevolence, but Auron is felled by something far more insidious - something connected to Superman himself. Script by Karl Kesel, with art by Barry Kitson and Ray McCarthy. Cover by Kitson and McCarthy. Cover price $1.50.