Mike Carlin on returning to an iconic Death of Superman image

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Do the above two images look similar? The first is the iconic spread by Jon Bogdanove and Dennis Janke from the classic Death of Superman storyline, the second is by Dan Jurgens and Jerry Ordway for next week's DCU Legacies #8.

A few words from the book's editor, Mike Carlin, who also edited the original Death of Superman story:

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I just remember how much it hurt.

Superman was dead.

I remember my dad explaining to me that these things happen, and nothing we say or do can stop them. I remember telling a kid in my Scout troop the news and watching tears well in his eyes. I remember wearing a black armband with a red s-shield on it to school. I remember being sad.

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