After spending almost a 12 months aside, Clark Kent / Superman and his spouse Lois Lane reunited within the pages of DC Comics.
The romantic reunion occurred in Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1, which serves as a conclusion to Phillip Kennedy Johnson’s Action Comics “Warwold Saga.” Lois and Clark had been final seen collectively in September 2021’s Action Comics #1035, wherein Superman leaves Earth to free Warwolrd from the tyrannical rule of Mongul.
Superman within the Current DC Comics Canon
Johnson’s “Warwold Saga” noticed the Man of Steel kind an unlikely crew with the Authority—a bond initially fashioned in author Grant Morrison and artist Mikel Janín’s restricted collection, Superman and the Authority—to defeat Mongul. Despite shedding his powers and turning into a prisoner himself, Superman is ready to plant the seeds of revolution, ultimately resulting in the demise of Mongul by the hands of Kryl-Ux.
While Superman has been away from Earth, his son Jon Kent has been defending humanity as the most recent incarnation of the hero within the pages of Superman: Son of Kal-El. Written by Tom Taylor and illustrated by John Timms, Cian Tormey, Ruairí Coleman, Clayton Henry and Bruno Redondo, the continued collection has seen Jon wrestle with the mantle of his father whereas going through off in opposition to Henry Bendix. The ebook additionally revealed that Jon is bisexual and featured Dreamer’s important DC Comics continuity debut. (She beforehand appeared in DC Pride 2021.)
Father and son will reunite within the upcoming “Kal-El Returns” crossover. The occasion will begin in Action Comics #1047 earlier than persevering with in Superman: Son of Kal-El #16. It will then choose up in Action Comics #1048-1049 and Superman: Son of Kal-El #17-18, in addition to November’s Superman: Kal-El Returns Special #1, which may even function a Dark Crisis tie-in.
November may even see DC rejoice the thirtieth anniversary of the “Death of Superman” with The Death of Superman thirtieth Anniversary Special #1. The one-shot will function 4 all-new tales centered round Clark Kent’s demise, together with a serious take a look at for Jon. Contributors embrace writers Dan Jurgens, Roger Stern, Louise Simonson and Jerry Ordway and artists Jurgens, Brett Breeding, Butch Guice, Jon Bogdanove, Tom Grummett and extra.