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Annual #1 - Dark Planes Drifter
Cover Date - 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
Cover Date - Dec 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
Cover Date - February 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
Cover Date - May 1998
Cover by Bruce Timm

Collects issues #1-6 of Superman Adventures.

Superman Adventures Vol. 1: Up, Up and Away!
Released - August 18th, 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
Released - August 18th, 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
Released - January 24th, 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
Released - February 8th, 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
Released - June 13th, 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
Released - October 30th, 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
Released - November 11th, 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!


Issue #25 - Super Friends
Cover Date - Early November 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 with the BTAS/STAS universe. This issue features notably different versions of Superman/Clark Kent and Lex Luthor.
Annual #2 - Token of Faith
Cover Date - 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
Cover Date - May 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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