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"Grieving": Superman has been killed by Doomsday.

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Justice League America #70 is an issue of the series Justice League America (Volume 1) with a cover date of January, 1993.

Synopsis for "Grieving"

Superman has been killed by Doomsday.

The Justice League America takes Blue Beetle to the hospital.

Superheroes from around the world come to the JLA and say that something needs to be done for Superman now that he is dead. They all don armbands with his S insignia. Ice creates an ice sculpture of the Man of Steel.

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  • The cover to this issue includes a half-cover cardstock preview.
  • Despite being touted as a Funeral for a Friend tie-in, it wasn't included in the World Without a Superman trade paperback.

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The Death and Return of Superman

The events from this issue or series are related to The Death and Return of Superman, a retroactively named trilogy in which Superman is killed by the monster Doomsday. Later, four superheroes debut in Metropolis who claim or are assumed to be reincarnations of him—the Last Son of Krypton, the Man of Steel, the Man of Tomorrow, and Superboy. Meanwhile, Superman is brought back to life.

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