Superman: Last Son of Krypton

Superman: Last Son of Krypton
Author Elliot S. Maggin
Country United States
Language English
Genre Superhero fiction
Publisher Warner Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 238 pp (first edition paperback)
ISBN 0-446-82319-8 (first edition paperback)
OCLC 4562020
Followed by Miracle Monday

Superman: Last Son of Krypton is a novel written by Elliot S. Maggin and based on the DC Comics character Superman. It was published in 1978.

Plot summary

Last Son of Krypton is Elliot S. Maggin's first Superman novel. It tells the "life story" of Superman; from his birth on the planet Krypton, to his childhood in Smallville and his career as Superboy, to his arrival in Metropolis and his career as Superman. The main antagonist in this story is a mysterious alien ruler with ties to Superman's past. Superman and his greatest enemy Lex Luthor must join forces to retrieve a document written by Albert Einstein and stop the alien ruler.

In other media

Superman: The Animated Series

The first three episodes of Superman: The Animated Series were named after this story arc.

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