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ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #2 (1989) DC Comics

cover:  George Perez
ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #2
Date: 1989
Cover Price: $1.75
Publisher: dccomics.com

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    • 20 years of Baltimore Comic-Con Program Books Steve C writes: BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2001 (28 Oct 2001) Baltimore, Maryland A page from the Baltimore Comic-Con program book: Twenty years of program book covers. I'm thrilled to be included among such admirable and excellent cartoonists... George Perez, Steranko, Frank Cho, George Perez, Brandon Christopher Peterson, John Romita, Frank Cho, Frank Cho, Mike Mignola, Brandon Peterson, George Perez, Barry Kitson, Steve Hamaker, David Petersen, George Perez, Walt Simonson, Francesco Francavilla, Kevin Eastman, Jamar Nicholas, Sean Chen and Chris Ivy, and Steve Conley
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    "Memories of Krypton's Past" (47 pages) 
    writer:  Jerry Ordway
    George Pérez
    Roger Stern
    art:  Jerry Ordway
    Mike Mignola
    Curt Swan
    John Statema
    George Pérez
    Brett Breeding 
    colors:  Glenn Whitmore
    letters:  Bill Oake 
    editor:  Mike Carlin
    Renee Wittersaetter
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    Superman Reimagined by George Perez (1985)

    posted Dec 9, 2018, 8:06 AM by Vu Sleeper

    From comics.ha.com

    Superman Reimagined Illustration Original Art (1985).

    A super-fan named Mike started a sketch collection of artists' takes on a completely re-designed Superman. This Pérez version is more Cosmic than DC's standard "Last Son of Krypton", and we kind of like it! Pure graphite on oversized Bristol board with an image area of 9.75" x 16". The image area has toned from being sunstruck in a previous frame/mat. There are finger smudges in the side margins. Signed and dated 3-18-85 in the image area. In Very Good condition.


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    From Vu
    ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #2 (1989)
    DC Comics


    It looks like Paul Ryan and Brett Breeding reused George Perez and Jerry Ordway's cover to ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #2 (1989).

    SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL is reprinted and repackaged in Mattel's Superman Action Figure Toy Series.

     April 22, 2004 | A/JLA #4 Similiar Covers?
    From Jeff O. (email)

    ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #2 (1989)
    DC Comics


    I mentioned the basics of the following observations on the CBR Message Boards.... I noticed that Perez’s cover for AVENGERS/JLA #4 (comics.toonzone.net) is similar to the Perez/Ordway cover for ACTION COMICS ANNUAL # 2 (image.milehighcomics.com) .

    Each cover shows an angry Superman, wearing the remains of his costume. His stance on the one cover approaches being a mirror image of his stance on the other cover. (Supes is of course leaning a bit more sideways on the earlier cover, and the position of the knuckles of the lower hand in each picture is different.) Both covers have Superman on an alien terrain, with a starry background. Lightning is emanating from Thor’s hammer on the cover of AVENGERS/JLA # 4, and energy is emanating from the weapon on the cover of ACTION COMICS ANNUAL # 2.

    I also see similarities between the cover of AVENGERS/JLA #4 and the Curt Swan/George Klein cover of ACTION COMICS # 329 (image.milehighcomics.com).

    Each of the two shows an angry Superman, headed for a major showdown, with a shield on his left arm, and an ancient-type weapon in his right hand. (I’m not saying Perez had ACTION # 329 in mind, and I know a sword isn’t a hammer. I just thought it’s worth mentioning because I’m not sure how many other covers have shown an angry Superman standing in the center of the scene, brandishing a weapon and a shield, with the villain hidden from view.)

    Thanks for reading this!

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