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  1. Cover by John Byrne.
  2. "Different Worlds" (Superman and Wonder Woman vs Darkseid) written and penciled by John Byrne, inked by George Perez, colored by Tom Ziuko and lettered by John Costanza.
  3. Individual Chapters:
    1. Chapter One: "First Date..."
    2. Chapter Two: "Fallen Idols"
    3. Chapter Three: "Broken-Mirrors"
    4. Interlude:
    5. Chapter Four: "Battle!"
    6. Chapter Five: "This Hollow Victory..."
  4. Superman Pinup by Linda Medley and Art Adams. (Superman with Mr. Miracle, Wonder Woman, Dr. Fate, Martian Manhunter, Blue Beetle, Booster Gold, Firestorm, Guy Gardner, Captain Marvel, Wally West, Black Canary, the Creeper, Batman and Robin).
  5. "True Love?" (Lois Lane) plotted by John Byrne, scripted by Roger Stern, penciled by Kurt Schaffenberger, inked by Jerry Ordway, colored by Petra Scotese and lettered by Bill Oakley.
  6. Superman rescuing a Small Child Pinup by John Bogandnove.
  7. "Games People Play" (Lex Luthor) written by John Byrne, penciled by Dick Giordano, inked by John Beatty, colored by Tom Ziuko and lettered by Albert De Guzman.
  8. Superman and two Punks Pinup by Kevin Maguire and Dave Gibbons.
  9. "A Friend in Need" (Jimmy Olsen) plotted by John Byrne, scripted by Roger Stern, penciled by Curt Swan, inked by Murphy Anderson, colored by Tom Ziuko and lettered by Albert De Guzman.
  10. Superman and Lois Lane Pinup by Mike Zeck.
  11. "The Dark Where Madness Lies" (Superman and Manbat) written by John Byrne, penciled and inked by Mike Mignola, colored by Petra Scotese and lettered by Bill Oakley.
  12. Superman and Brainiac Pinup by Walter Simonson.

Notes:

  • A homage cover to the Giant Superman Annuals of the 1960s.
  • Series continues as a weekly series as Action Comics Weekly.
  • Series returns to a monthly schedule with issue #643.
  • In the Interlude the newspaper has the headlines "Mike Carlin revealed as Potts Clone" and "Kar(en?) I had Swamp Thing's Baby!".

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