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Annual #1 - Dark Planes Drifter
Release Date: Sep. 17, 1997
Written by Hilary J. Bader; art by Joe Staton, Dan Davis; cover by Joe Staton and Terry Austin

Clark Kent is drawn to his magical past when magical forces begin erupting in Metropolis.


 
Official Comic Adaptation: World's Finest
Release Date: Oct. 8, 1997
Written by Paul Dini; art by Joe Staton, Terry Beatty; cover by Bruce Timm

Batman follows his nemesis, the Joker, to Metropolis, where he finds that the master villain has joined forces with Lex Luthor. Batman must enlist the help of the Man of Steel to stop the evil duo, but things get even more complicated when Lois Lane falls head-over-heels for... Bruce Wayne?
 
Special #1 - Superman vs Lobo: Misery In Space
Release Date: Jan. 2, 1998
Written by David Michelinie; art by John Delaney, Mike Manley; cover by John Delaney and Mike Manley

Superman must exile himself from Earth after he contracts a lethal virus, and searches for the cure. But Lobo wants that cure, too.
 
Superman Adventures TPB
Release Date: May 28, 1998
Cover by Bruce Timm

Collects issues #1-6 of Superman Adventures.


 
Superman Adventures Vol. 1: Up, Up and Away!
Release date: Aug. 18, 2004
Written by Mark Millar; Art by Aluir Amancio & Terry Austin; Cover by Mike Manley & Austin

The adventures of the Man of Steel are in two digest-sized books! Volume 1 — reprinting SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #16, 19, and 22-24 — features Brainiac, the Parasite, Lex Luthor, Mr. Mxyzptlk, Bizarro, Lobo, and Darkseid!
 
Superman Adventures Vol. 2: The Never-Ending Battle
Release date: Aug. 18, 2004
Written by Mark Millar; Art by Aluir Amancio, Mike Manley, Terry Austin; Cover by Manley & Austin
A new digest reprinting five issues of the comic inspired by the animated TV show, written by Mark Millar! Volume 2 — reprinting SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #25-29 — turns up the heat with stories featuring Brainiac, Lex Luthor, the Parasite, Lobo, Bizarro and more!
Superman Adventures Vol. 3: Last Son of Krypton
Release date: Jan. 24, 2006
Written by Mark Millar and David Michelinie. ; Art by Aluir Amancio, Neil Vokes, Mike Manley, Terry Austin and Ron Boyd; Cover by Manley and Austin

Superman confronts his own past as he encounters survivors from Krypton, including his parents, Jor-El and Lara! Plus, someone wants to expose Clark's secret to Lex Luthor and the world! An encounter with Dr. Fate rounds out this collection reprinting issues #30-34 of the ongoing series!
 
Superman Adventures Vol. 4: The Man of Steel
Release date: Feb. 8, 2006
Written by Mark Millar, Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer; Art by Aluir Manncio, Bret Blevins and Terry Austin; Cover by Rich Burchett and Austin
The Man of Steel battles the sinister Toyman, the mysterious Multi-face, the Parasite, Mr. Mxyzptlk and the deadly Brainiac. Plus an appearance by Supergirl! All in this 112-page manga-size super specatacular! Reprinting issues #35-39 of the ongoing series!
DC Comic Presents: Superman Adventures
Release date: Jun. 13, 2012
Written by Mark Millar; Art by Aluir Manncio; Cover by Rich Burchett and Austin
All-ages tales from Superman Adventures #16, 19, 22 and 23. The Man of Steel faces Mr. Mxyzptlk, Brainiac and Livewire, and plays bodyguard to the president of the United States.
Superman Adventures: The Man of Steel
Release date: Oct. 30, 2013
Written by Mark Millar, Dan Slott, Roger Stern, Louise Simonson, Dan Jurgens, Various; Art by Neil Vokes, Mike Parobeck, Rick Burchett, Various; Cover by Bruce Timm
Itís a special all-ages Man of Steel collection, with stories from Superman Adventures #17, 18, 40 and 41, and Superman/Batman Magazine #1, 3, 5 and 7!
Superman Adventures - Volume One
Release date: Nov. 11, 2015
Written by Paul Dini, Scott McCloud; Art by Rick Burchett, Bret Blevins, Mike Manley, Terry Austin; Cover by Bruce Timm
In these all-ages tales from Superman Adventures #1-10, the Man of Steel must convince the citizens of Metropolis that he really is a force for good when Lex Luthor unleashes a terrifying robot look-alike on the city. Plus, Superman faces off with Metallo, Brainiac, Live Wire, Mr. Mxyzptlk, General Zod, and more!
Superman Adventures - Volume Two
Release date: May 25, 2016
Written by Scott McCloud, Mark Millar and others; Art by Rick Burchett, Terry Austin and others; Cover by John Delaney and Mike Manley
In these all-ages tales from Superman Adventures #11-16, Annual #1 and Superman Adventures Special #1, the Man of Steel faces off against Lobo, is split in two by Mr. Mxyzptlk, takes part in an intergalactic ball game, and searches for the cure for a deadly Kryptonian virus.
Superman Adventures - Volume Three
Release date: May 24, 2017
Written by Mark Millar, Chris Duffy, Devin Grayson and others; Art by Neil Vokes, Aluir Almancio, Bret Blevins, Mike Manley and Terry Austin; Cover by Rick Burchett and Terry Austin
Spinning out of Superman: The Animated Series, the Man of Steel's exploits continue in these stories from Superman Adventures #17-25! In these tales, Superman must protect the president of the United States from an attempted assassination, and also encounters Brainiac, Parasite, Livewire and heroes Supergirl and Batgirl!
Superman Adventures - Volume Four
Release date: Dec. 27, 2017
Written by Mark Millarand David Micheline; Art by Aluir Almancio, Terry Austin, Mike Manley and Neil Vokes; Cover by Mike Manley and Terry Austin
Spinning off of the classic TV show Superman: The Animated Series, the Man of Steel's all-ages exploits continue! Collects Superman Adventures #26-35, guest-starring Lex Luthor, Lobo, Kalibak, Doctor Fate and more!
Superman Adventures: Lex Luthor, Man of Metropolis
Release date: Mar. 2, 2021
Written by Mark Millar, Dean Motter, Evan Dorkin, and Sarah Dyer; Art by Aluir Amancio and others; Cover by Rick Burchett and Terry Austin
As long as Superman has flown over the skies of Metropolis, one man has always sought to take the brave hero down: Lex Luthor! But why does Lex hate Superman so much? See just how devious Superman's greatest foe is as experiments with Kryptonite run amok. And Lex isn't just Superman's enemy here on Earthótheir rivalry will take them to Apokolips and back, as seen in this collection of stories set in the world of the Superman: The Animated Series! Collects Superman Adventures #27, #54-55, and #65-66. Digest format.
Supergirl Adventures: Girl of Steel
Release date: Aug. 3, 2021
Written by Mark Millar, Evan Dorkin, Sarah Dyer and Adam Beechen; Art by Bret Blevins, Terry Austin, Aluir Almancio and Ethen Beavers; Cover by Bruce Timm
Supergirl takes the spotlight in this collection of adventures that prove she is much more than a sidekick! Discover the events that prepare Supergirl to face her past fears and embrace her future. Throughout this collection, witness Supergirl team up with Superman and the Justice League to confront treacherous encounters with some of DCís most notorious villains, like General Zod, Lex Luthor, and Darkseid. Join the adventure as Kara gets accustomed to life on Earth and fulfills her desire to help the world. Collects Superman Adventures #21, #39, #52, and Justice League Unlimited #7. Digest format.

SUPERMAN APPEARANCES in BATMAN ISSUES


Issue #25 - Super Friends
Release Date: Sept. 13, 1994.
Written by Kelley Puckett; art by Mike Parobeck and Rick Burchett; cover by Mike Parobeck and Rick Burchett

In this out-of-continuity tale, Batman and Superman team up to stop Maxie Zeus and Lex Luthor from destroying Gotham.

Note: As the description states, this issue is not in continuity. This issue features notably different versions of Superman/Clark Kent and Lex Luthor.
 
Annual #2 - Token of Faith
Release Date: Sept. 10, 1997
Written by Hilary J. Bader; art by Joe Staton, Terry Beatty; cover by Joe Station and Terry Austin

Batman and Robin encounter a mysterious and powerful villain from Bruce Wayne's past: The Hypnotist. While studying with Zatara the magician, Bruce crossed paths with this evil figure -- a man who was after a strange amulet owned by Zatara and his daughter, Zatanna. Now, after many years in Batman's care, the amulet has been stolen. In the hands of the Hypnotist, it could prove a powerful and deadly weapon.
 
Issue #36 - World's Finest
Release Date: Mar. 7, 2001
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Tim Levins and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Beatty

The Man of Steel is tracking down a Metropolis mobster who's hiding out in Gotham, but he needs the help of Gotham's hometown hero on his search!


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