Superman’s Son Learns a Devastating Fact About His Father

In The Loss of life of Superman thirtieth Anniversary Particular, Jon Kent learns in regards to the day that his father, Superman, died whereas preventing Doomsday.

A preview for the anthology one-shot’s “Lifetime of Superman” story by writer-artist Dan Jurgens reveals a person from Metropolis strolling into Jon Kent’s classroom to speak in regards to the metropolis’s “most well-known day ever,” based on Jon’s trainer. As the person explains what occurred when Superman died, a few of Jon’s classmates already learn about his father’s demise from documentaries and different sources, whereas Jon is none the wiser. On the finish of the preview, Jon confronts his mom, Lois Lane, about why he has by no means heard about Superman’s battle with Doomsday earlier than.

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The preview additionally seems to make clear the origin of Doombreaker, the villain that Jon and his father will face in “The Lifetime of Superman.” Paintings launched for the particular revealed that Doombreaker might be related to Doomsday indirectly and have the same look, however might be a bigger foe with 4 arms versus Doomsday’s extra humanoid determine. Primarily based on the pages out there, Doombreaker seems to have began out as a development employee named “Crayton,” who assisted with the cleanup efforts after Superman’s battle with Doomsday, however is now remodeling right into a monster just like the villain.

DC’s Loss of life of Superman Particular Leads Right into a New Motion Comics Story

Jurgens’ work with Jon, Superman and Doombreaker won’t finish with the upcoming Loss of life of Superman particular. DC’s ongoing Motion Comics collection might be receiving a format change when Motion Comics #1051 releases in 2023. Every concern within the collection will function three completely different tales, with one being “Lois and Clark 2: Doom Rising” by Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks. The story might be a coming-of-age story targeted on a younger Jon Kent and his expertise battling the Doombreaker.

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“The Lifetime of Superman” is one in all 4 tales showing in The Loss of life of Superman thirtieth Anniversary Particular #1. The opposite three will every concentrate on completely different characters near Superman, together with Metal/John Henry Irons, the Guardian/Jim Harper and Clark Kent’s mother and father. The tales will function the writing abilities of Jerry Ordway, Roger Stern and Louise Simonson, with pencils and different paintings by Tom Grummett, Doug Hazlewood, Butch Guice and Jon Bogdanove, colours by Glenn Whitmore and letters by Rob Leigh.

Together with Jurgens, “The Lifetime of Superman” additionally options finishes by Brett Breeding, colours by Brad Anderson and letters by John Workman. Important cowl artwork for the particular concern is by Jurgens, Breeding and Anderson, with variant cowl paintings contributed to by Jim Lee, Alex Sinclair, Dan Extra, Ivan Reis, Danny Miki, Anderson, Francesco Mattina and Rafael Sarmento. The problem goes on sale Nov. 8 from DC Comics.

Supply: DC Comics