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Metropolis goes wild with "lottery fever" as the big jackpot grows to $25 million. With the city in turmoil, Superman tries to discover who or what is behind the mysterious explosion of "good luck."

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Thinking he’s Superman, Matrix battles the real Man of Steel in “Doppelganger.”

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“A GOOF NAMED TINY RUFE.” It’s Superman versus cartoonist Al Hatt, who will do anything he can to stop the inspirations for his comic strips from getting married!

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ZHA-VAM! No, that’s not the sound effect of a load of nitro exploding! It’s the name of Superman’s latest, mightiest foe, exploding into the pages of Action Comics! He has the powers of Zeus, Hercules, Achilles, Vulcan, Apollo, and Mercury…and wait till you see what he does to the Man of Steel!

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Special, super-sized landmark issue featuring stories written by creators from across the entertainment industry, including Paul Cornell--who wraps up his Lex Luthor saga; a special storyboard script by Richard Donner (SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE); a tale by David Goyer (THE DARK KNIGHT) where the Man of Steel makes a fateful decision about his place in the world; and Damon Lindelof ("Lost"), who takes us back to an important moment in Krypton's history.

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“STARRING SUSIE.” Lois Lane’s niece, Susie, runs away to Hollywood and gets caught up in the theft of a valuable ruby from an exhibit!

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“HYPNOSIS BY RADIO.” Superman is perplexed as several well-respected citizens commit crimes, then remember nothing about the incidents!

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“THE LOST AND FOUND MYSTERY.” Lois and Clark are baffled by ads that the Daily Planet is running, offering huge sums of money for the recovery of lost items. When Lois disappears, Superman decides to get involved.

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“THE TERRIBLE TOYMAN.” The Toyman uses toys to commit two robberies, but after Superman foils his third robbery, the Toyman snatches Lois Lane and threatens to kill her unless his demands are met!

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Take a look inside the mind of one of Superman's strangest and most twisted adversaries as the original Toyman, Winslow Schott, returns to Metropolis. Plus, an alien who is everything Superman isn't is heading towards Earth. And he's not alone.

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Beginning the 'Reign of the Supermen,' continued from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN (1939) #500. The Last Son of Krypton returns to action, and this Superman has no qualms about taking a human life...so long as it's the right thing to do! Also, Pa Kent reacts to Superman's tougher techniques.

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“TOMMY GETS A ZERO!” Tommy Allen’s teacher assigns an essay, and Tommy believes his will be the most boring in the class because nothing exciting ever happens in his life. That is, until he meets Superman!

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Who is the one man Superman fears more than any other? Who can send the Man of Steel running for cover…even force him to abandon Earth? You’re in for a stunning shock when you meet the outlaw even the Kryptonian crime-buster can’t tackle!

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“THE PIRATE OF PLEASURE ISLAND.” The Man of Tomorrow must face what appears to be the worst buccaneer who ever plagued the Seven Seas in years past, who has mysteriously returned to attack 20th-century merchantmen.

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The comic book that started it all.

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The comic book that started it all. Superman’s very first appearance! In Action Comics #1 Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster not only launched one of the longest running comic book series of all time, they also captured the hearts of America as for the very first time they introduced the Man of Steel, the world’s most iconic superhero! Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! The Man of Steel burst into the comic book world with a bang, kicking off the golden era of superheroes, paving the way for the hundreds if not thousands of super-powered heroes who have come since. As a distant planet takes its final breath, a scientist places his infant son into a space ship sending it to the planet Earth! Crash landing in rural Kansas, the boy is found by Jonathan and Martha Kent, where the couple take in the boy as their own. Unbeknownst to them the boy will one day grow up to be Earth’s mightiest champion, Superman! The comic book that started it all. Superman’s very first appearance! In Action Comics #1 Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster not only launched one of the longest running comic book series of all time, they also captured the hearts of America as for the very first time they introduced the Man of Steel, the world’s most iconic superhero! Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! The Man of Steel burst into the comic book world with a bang, kicking off the golden era of superheroes, paving the way for the hundreds if not thousands of super-powered heroes who have come since. As a distant planet takes its final breath, a scientist places his infant son into a space ship sending it to the planet Earth! Crash landing in rural Kansas, the boy is found by Jonathan and Martha Kent, where the couple take in the boy as their own. Unbeknownst to them the boy will one day grow up to be Earth’s mightiest champion, Superman! The comic book that started it all. Superman’s very first appearance! In Action Comics #1 Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster not only launched one of the longest running comic book series of all time, they also captured the hearts of America as for the very first time they introduced the Man of Steel, the world’s most iconic superhero! Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! The Man of Steel burst into the comic book world with a bang, kicking off the golden era of superheroes, paving the way for the hundreds if not thousands of super-powered heroes who have come since. As a distant planet takes its final breath, a scientist places his infant son into a space ship sending it to the planet Earth! Crash landing in rural Kansas, the boy is found by Jonathan and Martha Kent, where the couple take in the boy as their own. Unbeknownst to them the boy will one day grow up to be Earth’s mightiest champion, Superman! The comic book that started it all. Superman’s very first appearance! In Action Comics #1 Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster not only launched one of the longest running comic book series of all time, they also captured the hearts of America as for the very first time they introduced the Man of Steel, the world’s most iconic superhero! Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! The Man of Steel burst into the comic book world with a bang, kicking off the golden era of superheroes, paving the way for the hundreds if not thousands of super-powered heroes who have come since. As a distant planet takes its final breath, a scientist places his infant son into a space ship sending it to the planet Earth! Crash landing in rural Kansas, the boy is found by Jonathan and Martha Kent, where the couple take in the boy as their own. Unbeknownst to them the boy will one day grow up to be Earth’s mightiest champion, Superman! The comic book that started it all. Superman’s very first appearance! In Action Comics #1 Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster not only launched one of the longest running comic book series of all time, they also captured the hearts of America as for the very first time they introduced the Man of Steel, the world’s most iconic superhero! Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! The Man of Steel burst into the comic book world with a bang, kicking off the golden era of superheroes, paving the way for the hundreds if not thousands of super-powered heroes who have come since. As a distant planet takes its final breath, a scientist places his infant son into a space ship sending it to the planet Earth! Crash landing in rural Kansas, the boy is found by Jonathan and Martha Kent, where the couple take in the boy as their own. Unbeknownst to them the boy will one day grow up to be Earth’s mightiest champion, Superman! The comic book that started it all. Superman’s very first appearance! In Action Comics #1 Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster not only launched one of the longest running comic book series of all time, they also captured the hearts of America as for the very first time they introduced the Man of Steel, the world’s most iconic superhero! Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! The Man of Steel burst into the comic book world with a bang, kicking off the golden era of superheroes, paving the way for the hundreds if not thousands of super-powered heroes who have come since. As a distant planet takes its final breath, a scientist places his infant son into a space ship sending it to the planet Earth! Crash landing in rural Kansas, the boy is found by Jonathan and Martha Kent, where the couple take in the boy as their own. Unbeknownst to them the boy will one day grow up to be Earth’s mightiest champion, Superman! The comic book that started it all. Superman’s very first appearance! In Action Comics #1 Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster not only launched one of the longest running comic book series of all time, they also captured the hearts of America as for the very first time they introduced the Man of Steel, the world’s most iconic superhero! Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! The Man of Steel burst into the comic book world with a bang, kicking off the golden era of superheroes, paving the way for the hundreds if not thousands of super-powered heroes who have come since. As a distant planet takes its final breath, a scientist places his infant son into a space ship sending it to the planet Earth! Crash landing in rural Kansas, the boy is found by Jonathan and Martha Kent, where the couple take in the boy as their own. Unbeknownst to them the boy will one day grow up to be Earth’s mightiest champion, Superman!

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Escape from Bizarro World continues with part 2! Thanks to Superman's intervention, the denizens of Bizarro World have turned on the ersatz Superman, and Bizarro is murderously vexed! But Pa Kent is a hostage, which means Superman's just painted himself into a corner!

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“THE REFORMATION OF NANCY THORGENSON.” A millionaire agrees to pay $100,000 to charity if Superman helps to straighten out his wayward daughter, who spends money as if it were water at various gambling establishments. Even with all his mighty powers, Superman will have his work cut out for him!

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A DC ONE MILLION tie-in! The present-day Superman takes on his challenge in the 853rd century, only to find his endeavors sabotaged. The citizens of the future Metropolis consider him a Bizarro version of their own Man of Steel!

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“THE ADVENTURE OF THE MERCHANT OF MURDER!” Clark Kent crusades against the Top, an avaricious owner of a secondhand auto business who deliberately and knowingly sells cars in seriously bad condition.

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Clark’s parents help him discover that he’s being controlled by the Eradicator.