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Action Comics Vol 1 684


Action Comics Vol 1 684

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"... Doomsday is Near!": Superman and Doomsday continue their brawl as Doomsday heads for Metropolis.

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Synopsis for "... Doomsday is Near!"

Superman and Doomsday continue their brawl as Doomsday heads for Metropolis.


This issue is reprinted in the The Death of Superman as well as the 2016 edition trade paperbacks and the Superman: The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus.


Every page of this issue consists of three panels.

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The Death and Return of Superman
The events from this issue or series are related to The Death and Return of Superman, a retroactively named trilogy in which Superman is killed by the monster Doomsday, and then later brought back to life. Meanwhile, four superheroes debut in Metropolis to take his place, The Eradicator, Steel, Cyborg Superman, and Superboy.
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