Reign of the Supermen #407: Father of Superman

Source: Son of Superman GN (1999)
Type: ElseworldsContinued from last week...

We left young Jon Kent's story just when he'd found his father's tubed body in a secret facility. He frees him and brings him home, what else could he do. And how many kids get to witness their parents getting back together when one was presumed dead for 15 years?

While Superman Jr. is told that this is too dangerous and your mother would kill me if she knew, etc. etc., Superman Sr. comes out of retirement, joins the now nationalized JLA, puts on his government-issue black uniform and jumps into the action. However, he also discovers Luthor has plundered his Fortress of Solitude while he was away and used it to build his empire, and as it turns out, even give himself some sweet Kryptonian powers.

Lines are drawn in the sand. Sides are picked. Justice League traitors are revealed. Black costumes are abandoned. And a fight breaks out in which Junior kicks Luthor's ass and earns his place in the first rank of heroes. Superman Sr. DOES need someone to hold the fort while he goes on a second honeymoon. He even inspires Lois to go back to her original color. Now, THAT'S love.

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