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Shout Out / The Death of Superman

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  • The repeated scene of Doomsday pounding against his cell, complete with a "DOOM" sound-effect, is a reference to Walt Simonson's run on The Mighty Thor. Simonson's wife, Louise, was one of the writers of The Death of Superman.
  • In a few panels, Jimmy Olsen is shown wearing a Spin Doctors shirt. The band had a hit song at the time called "Jimmy Olsen's Blues". (One might wonder why Jimmy didn't wear a Crash Test Dummies shirt, since they did "Superman's Song" the year before, which was about Superman's funeral.
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  • The Cyborg Superman basically looks like the Terminator in a Superman costume.


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