- Since I can see you, not to mention my own corpse, I guess I'm dead.
- — Superman
Synopsis for "Dead End!"
Deadman is present for Superman's death at the hands of Doomsday. He escorts the man of steel to the bright light and Darius Caldera attempts to capture Superman's spirit in a Soul Cage. Deadman sacrifices himself and Caldera captures him instead. In one of Caldera's soul cages, Deadman learns that Caldera made a deal with the demon Neron to increase Caldera's power in return for capturing heroic souls for the demon. Caldera and Neron reveal their plan to Deadman. Caldera intends to inhabit the body of Superman, which will then be put to use by Neron.
Appearing in "Dead End!"
- The Flash
- JLA (Cameo)
- Lois Lane
- Robin (Jason Todd)
- Death of Superman
- Deadman Recommended Reading
- Strange Adventures (Volume 1) (1967)
- Adventure Comics (Volume 1): (1978)
- Deadman (Volume 1) (1985)
- Deadman (Volume 2) (1986)
- Action Comics (Volume 1): (1988)
- Deadman: Love After Death (Volume 1) (1989)
- Deadman: Exorcism (Volume 1) (1992)
- Lobo/Deadman: The Brave and the Bald (1995)
- Batman/Deadman: Death and Glory (1996)
- Deadman: Dead Again (Volume 1) (2001)
- Deadman (Volume 3) (2002)
- Deadman (Volume 4) (2006)
- Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love (Volume 1) (2016)
- Deadman (Volume 5) (2018)