Superman 683 review

Behind one of Alex Ross’s constipated elderly Superman covers, here’s the penultimate part of New Krypton and events crank up a gear as the JSA, JLA, Starfire and Steel confront Superman over the small matter of Kandorians murdering Earth policemen and generally stomping carelessly around the planet. Superman tries to evoke the Code of Dibs […]

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Superman 681 review

Part 2 of the New Krypton storyline running through the Superman family of books, kicks off with an attractive Alex Ross cover showing flying Kandorians, marred only by his usual chubby Superman, and a fugly event banner at the top. Not the unknown designer’s greatest moment. Inside, a dull page one – the cliched TV […]

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Superman 680 review

Superman is still battling Atlas, for the third . . . fourth? Fiftieth issue running?It seems like it’s been a while, but the run-in concludes here as Krypto lends a hand. Or rather, a jaw; I’ve never seen the Dog of Steel so fierce, but good folk have no reason to be scared. Nope, all […]

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Superman 678 review

Atlas came to Metropolis last issue and challenged Superman to a fight, and here the brawl continues. Hero and antagonist get down and dirty, watched by Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen. We learn how Atlas got from ancient times to today, and how his nature changed from noble hero to power-hungry Titan. It’s a meaty […]

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