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''Superman: The Doomsday Wars'' is a 3-part mini-series released by Creator/DCComics written and drawn by Dan Jurgens. It is the third part of the "Doomsday Trilogy" saga started in ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' and continued in ''ComicBook/SupermanDoomsdayHunterPrey''.

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''Superman: The Doomsday Wars'' is a 3-part mini-series released by Creator/DCComics written and drawn by Dan Jurgens.Jurgens, published in 1997. It is the third part of the "Doomsday Trilogy" saga started in ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' and continued in ''ComicBook/SupermanDoomsdayHunterPrey''.




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''Superman: The Doomsday Wars'' is a 3-part mini-series released by Creator/DCComcis written and drawn by Dan Jurgens. It is the third part of the "Doomsday Trilogy" saga started in ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' and continued in ''ComicBook/SupermanDoomsdayHunterPrey''.

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''Superman: The Doomsday Wars'' is a 3-part mini-series released by Creator/DCComcis Creator/DCComics written and drawn by Dan Jurgens. It is the third part of the "Doomsday Trilogy" saga started in ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' and continued in ''ComicBook/SupermanDoomsdayHunterPrey''.



* BookEnds: ''The Doomsday Wars'' effectively plays itself in reverse from ''The Death of Superman'': the story begins with Superman fighting someone in Metropolis who is killed (Brainiac in this case), the Justice League rallies around Superman near the end and the story ends with Doomsday being imprisoned and Superman flying off to save another day.



* CheckovsGun: At the beginning of the story, Superman uses a psychic dampener to prevent Brainiac from controlling him. At the end, he uses it to drive Brainiac out of Doomsday's mind.

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* CheckovsGun: ChekhovsGun: At the beginning of the story, Superman uses a psychic dampener to prevent Brainiac from controlling him. At the end, he uses it to drive Brainiac out of Doomsday's mind.

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''Superman: The Doomsday Wars'' is a 3-part mini-series released by Creator/DCComcis written and drawn by Dan Jurgens. It is the third part of the "Doomsday Trilogy" saga started in ''ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman'' and continued in ''ComicBook/SupermanDoomsdayHunterPrey''.

After a fight with Brainiac, Superman gets a call: Lana Lang had been in a car accident, causing her to prematurely give birth. Confronting his old friend, she begs him to save her child's life. At the same time, the ComicBook/JusticeLeague is called in to the scene of a disaster, only to find themselves face to face with... Doomsday?! But, he was shunted into the end of time! How did he survive?!

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* AndIMustScream: Doomsday's fate, trapped between four constantly teleporting tubes. They were meant to stay that way for centuries, but Doomsday was forced to be freed due to the events of ''ComicBook/OurWorldsAtWar''.
* BackFromTheDead: Doomsday, rescued from the End of Time. As well, Brainiac, who survives his own body dying.
* BatmanGambit: How Superman ends up trapping Doomsday for good, luring him to the Moon and expecting him to make a beeline for the Watchtower.
* ClarkKenting: When Pete rescues his son, he's electrocuted and knocked out. When he starts to come to, he sees Superman in silhouette and mistakenly calls him "Clark", surprised that he followed him there. Superman runs with it and uses the moment to help mend fences between the two men.
* CheckovsGun: At the beginning of the story, Superman uses a psychic dampener to prevent Brainiac from controlling him. At the end, he uses it to drive Brainiac out of Doomsday's mind.
* CurbStompBattle: The Justice League featured here was the one built up by Creator/GrantMorrison, with the ones answering the call comprised of ComicBook/MartianManhunter, ComicBook/WonderWoman, Kyle Rayner ComicBook/GreenLantern, the Wally West version of ComicBook/TheFlash, the New God Orion, ComicBook/PlasticMan and the Huntress. Brainiac-controlled-Doomsday still wrecks them, though it's not as bad as the stomping the last League to face Doomsday got.
* EmptyShell: Despite Brainiac hijacking Doomsday's mind, Brainiac realizes that its animalistic nature makes him tough to control, thus he needs a new, permanent home.
* {{Flashback}}: The mini-series jumps between the present day and an event in Clark's past where Clark accidentally caused his family's cows to be killed during a terrible snowstorm and the aftermath.
* FriendOrIdolDecision: While talking to Lana, Clark gets the call from the Justice League needing his help. Lana begs him to help save her son. He opts to stick with Lana, which confuses the League when Doomsday kicks their collective asses.
* GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke: Brainiac intends on creating a brand new body by stealing Lana's baby, healing him, then infusing him with Doomsday's DNA, allowing him to create a brand new perfect body.
* GrandTheftMe: Brainiac does this to Doomsday once his body fails.
* ItOnlyWorksOnce: Brainiac's powers had grown way too strong for his fragile flesh and blood body. He attempts to make a new body, but when that fails, he's forced to hide in a robotic body that he can never leave again
* JerkAss: Pete Ross. Though, this is incredibly understandable, as his wife has just called in Clark, then called in Superman, to try to save their son, then Superman ''loses'' his son to Doomsday-Brainiac. The man is incredibly helpless here.
* LoopholeAbuse: As it turns out, this trope is how Doomsday survived his death at the end of ''Hunter/Prey'': time was still mutable due to the events of ''ComicBook/ZeroHour'', allowing Brainiac's flunky to snatch him up before Entropy swallows him.
* MistakenIdentity: When Brainiac takes possession of the device holding Pete and Lana's son, he believes that the child is someone majorly important.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Brainiac attempting to use Lana and Pete's son as his new body ends up saving the child, bringing him to full term.
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: Superman's initial battle with Brainiac has the madman immolated by an exploding bus. Superman's more than certain Brainiac didn't survive that. He was almost right.
* PapaWolf: Pete Ross, finding his way to Brainiac's lair, knocking out his lackey and saving his son.

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