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The following creative talent are known to have been born in 1993:

The following creative talent passed away in the year 1993:


The following comic titles debuted with a 1993 cover date:

The following Comic titles were last published with a 1993 cover date:

The following One Shots were published with a 1993 cover date:


The following characters debuted with a 1993 cover date:


The following teams debuted with a 1993 cover date:


The following events were published by DC Comics in the year 1993. This does not necessarily indicate that these storylines took place in the year 1993. The passage of time in the DC Universe is nebulous and subject to change and interpretation. Events from historical time periods are indexed under their corresponding years.


Event Source Date
Doomsday kills Superman. Superman v.2 #75 1.93



Event Source Date
Lex Luthor attempts to murder karate instructor Sasha Green. This ignites a chain of events that will ultimately prove to be Luthor's downfall. Superman v.2 #77 3.93
Supergirl breaks into Project Cadmus and steals Superman's corpse. She returns it to the Superman Memorial in Centennial Park. Superman v.2 #77 3.93
Jonathan Kent suffers a near-fatal heart attack and is rushed to Smallville Medical Center. Superman v.2 #77 3.93




Event Source Date
Reign of the Supermen!: To fill the void left behind by the late Superman, four new heroes emerge, all laying claim to Superman's legacy: Superboy, The Last Son of Krypton, The Man of Steel and the Man of Tomorrow. Adventures of Superman #500 6.93



Event Source Date
Yakuza leader Mizoguchi Kenji makes a deal with the Tattooed Man to find his former student John Oakes. Kenji begins murdering people bearing tattoos given to them by Oakes. Note: The events of this series actually take place in the year 1993. Skin Graft #2 8.93


Event Source Date
Simon Stagg shoots his son-in-law Java in the head after a violent act of defiance. He tells his daughter Sapphire that he acted in self defense. Metamorpho (Volume 2) #2 9.93
John Oakes meets Yuko Kobo and goes to Japan to learn Irezumi from her grandfather. Skin Graft #3 9.93
Metamorpho and Jillian Conway travel to Ireland in search of the Orb of Ra. They get into a bar fight with members of the Irish Republican Army. Metamorpho (Volume 2) #2-3 9.93-10.93


Event Source Date
Metamorpho and Jillian Conway travel to Casablanca in search of the Orb of Ra. Jillian betrays him and Metamorpho learns that she is actually partnered with Simon Stagg. Metamorpho (Volume 2) #3 10.93
Yakuza Oyabun Mizoguchi Kenji and the Tattooed Man capture John Oakes and try to gain his powers. Oakes uses his tattoo magic and his training under Master Kobo to defeat them. Kenji dies, but the Tattooed Man survives. Skin Graft #4 10.93


Event Source Date
Metamorpho traces Simon Stagg and Jillian Conway to Egypt. Jillian tries to use the Orb of Ra to cure herself, but the process actually kills her. Joey Mason is exposed to the Orb's energy and cured of his condition. Metamorpho (Volume 2) #4 11.93


Event Source Date
Justice League Task Force goes to Africa to rescue Henry R. Haggard from a tribe of Amazon women known as the Daals. For this mission, Martian Manhunter is forced to assume the guise of a woman. Justice League Task Force #7 12.93

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