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SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE

Directed by Richard Donner Written by Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, Robert Benton, & Tom Mankiewicz Released December 1978 Well, this is it.. The film that made us all believe that a man could fly, and made Christopher Reeve an icon among comic-book fandom. In some ways, it feels like this film has become…

SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT by Mark Waid and Leinil Yu

Comic-book writer Mark Waid is a lifelong Superman fan. And, like me, he isn’t happy with Superman deliberately killing Zod in the MAN of STEEL film. You can (& should) read his review here: Man of Steel, since you asked. In 2003, Waid got his chance to rewrite Superman’s origin, in this 12-issue miniseries called…

SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL by John Byrne

Okay, so I did give John Byrne a lot of shit for his story where Superman executed three Kryptonian criminals, and his story where an alien tries to hypnotize Superman into making a porno film. But other than those two HUGE mis-fires, I did, and still do, enjoy his run on the Superman titles. In…

SUPERMAN: ENDING BATTLE

“Ending Battle” (a play on the old phrase about how Superman “fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice,…and all that stuff”), is an 8-part story than ran through the 4 monthly Superman comics that was published in 2009. So it has 4 different writers, Joe Kelly, Geoff Johns, Joe Casey, and Mark Schultz. And four…

PRESIDENT SUPERMAN

Back in 1991, DC Comics ran this crossover storyline called Armageddon 2001. It’s been years since I read any of this, so I’m going by memory. The basic premise was that in the future the world was being run by a ruthless dictator simply called The Monarch. No one knew who he or she was,…