* HarsherInHindsight: ''Adventures of Superman'' #596, one of the issues dealing with the aftermath of the story featured the LexCorp Towers heavily damaged due to the events of the story. While written months before, it was released ''one day after 9/11''. DC acknowledged the similarities and made the books returnable without penalty to retailers.
** To honor and mourn the casualties in the war, Superman switched his chest logo to a black and red variant which lasted for some years. This took on unavoidable RealitySubtext due to 9/11, where many also wore black in remembrance.