The unthinkable has happened. The Man of Steel is dead. After sacrificing his life to against an unstoppable global threat, the people of Earth must now accept that the world they live in is a world without Superman.
A maniacal beast has risen from the Earth, a creature called Doomsday! Only one man can stop Doomsday's rampage -- Superman. But the only way to stop him is by sacrificing his own life! When the Earth continues to be threatened by beings of immeasurable power, will Metropolis' one true hero will rise and return hope to those who need it most?
Collects SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #17-26, SUPERMAN #73-83, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #496-505, ACTION COMICS #683-692, JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #69, SUPERMAN: THE LEGACY OF SUPERMAN #1 and GREEN LANTERN #46.