"Superman: A Nation Divided": The synopsis for this issue has not yet been written.
Superman: A Nation Divided is a one-shot published in 1999.
Synopsis for "Superman: A Nation Divided"
Appearing in "Superman: A Nation Divided"
- Superman (Atticus Kent) (Flashback and main story)
- Joesphus Kent (Flashback and main story)
- Sarah Kent (Flashback and main story)
- Jor-El (Flashback and main story)
- Lara Lor-Van (Flashback and main story)
- Abraham Lincoln
- Frederick Douglass
- Ulysses S. Grant
- Reprinted in Elseworlds: Superman Vol. 1.
- In Absolute Crisis on Infinite Earths, the setting of Superman: A Nation Divided was canonized as Earth-1863.
- Lincoln's exasperated response to General Ulysses Grant's letter regarding Superman and saying "Has Grant been drinking?" is a reference to Grant's perceived alcoholism that was greatly exaggerated by his detractors.
- Frederick Douglass mentions the Siege of Port Hudson and Battle of Milliken's Bend. Black Union soldiers participated in these battles, a fact which influenced their military recognition.
- At Ford's Theatre, Superman and Lincoln attended a performance of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, while historically the performance was Our American Cousin.
- Atticus' new frontier attire and his silver horse is an implied reference that he becomes this world's Lone Ranger, the heroic former Texas Ranger.
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