Superman has ratings and reviews. Sean said: I think it’s safe to say that Mark Waid loves Superman like I love my children. And, I REALLY love. 28 Sep A new softcover edition collecting the issue miniseries that features the entire modern-day retelling of Superman by writer Mark Waid and. BIRTHRIGHT updates the Man of Steel’s origin, breathing new life into the classic story of the super-powered son of a doomed planet destined to grow up to.

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A superman origin story, and a very good one, fleshing out what you already knew, maybe, with some interesting twists, such as that Lex Luthor at one point knows more about Superman than Clark himself does, using this info against him in an epic Metropolis take-over attempt.

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In his office, Lex Luthor watches the disaster and triggers bombs along the support column, making it appear that Superman is the one tearing it down. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live. The beginning sees Clark in Africa and how it leads him to become Supes which is different take and it works well.

It becomes something Clark wants to do by choice. Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter, and the hero Superman. First Thunder Superman Unchained Superman vs.

Of a man longing for answers and never quite getting them, but when Clark sees those images of his people wearing the Symbol, he knows what’s missing in his life, is the hope that they all bithright, is the hope that he wishes to carry on herebecause, as a child of Krypton and Earth, that’s his mission, his birthright.


Lex’s parents were unloving and ruthlessly trained him to become the next Einstein.

Reading this graphic novel is a kind of revelation: It’s a really good read and if you’re on the fence about Supes or just don’t like the guy at all this will convince you otherwise, definitely worth picking up. The ending feels very true to Superman and Lex Luthor. This story leaves you with satisfaction but it feels very safe. A friend and I had a discussion comparing Superman to Captain America and we concluded that Cap was a better “boy scout” because he did good because that was who he was and he empowered and encouraged people to do the same.

What’s great is that he comes very close to humanity while being an alien. This page was last edited on 23 Mayat Clark, stricken with sudden pain, staggered back looking ghastly; he was experiencing his first bout of Kryptonite poisoning. It has all the elements to make it one of the best comics ever. Clark protests, knowing that the revelation that Superman is an alien will drive people away and points out that they have no real proof. In the midst of Clark’s job, trying to protect, write and learn from Mr.

They know he is the most powerful being on Earth. Troops empty out of the vehicles in Kryptonian garb, all bearing red capes and S-shields with their faces covered. The story begins with a retelling of the destruction of planet Krypton. Birthright -New York: For all the technology available in the comics, facial recognition software apparently isn’t one of them.

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Superman and the Men of Steel is meant to be grand but I don’t care, I’ve encountered Mark Waid’s vision and it is amazing.

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This is another reread and once again Mark Waid proves that he can write a good story. Why don’t you stand up and introduce yourself. Eaglemoss Collections is the leading partwork publisher superjan over 40 years of experience and a passion for creative and innovative collectable products.


She dresses him sperman professional, nerdy attire that stands apart from his usual look and gives him prescription glasses to wear. Much like Jeph Loeb and others had done with their “Return to Krypton” arcs, Waid restored birhtright idea of Krypton being more like it had been in the Silver Age, a place of great wonder and myth.

But as the Story progressed it grew on me. Soon afterward, Metropolis is besieged by giant, monstrous-looking warships that bear Superman’s logo on their face, including a giant mechanical spider. Nov 23, Gianfranco Mancini rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are starving children in undeveloped countries that probably know that. I birthribht this quest has been turned up a notch.

The goal was to have Superman carry on a symbol for Krypton as he’s the lone survivor. And I don’t have the proper words to explain why I loved it so much. Also, what a perfect, positive and intimate way to build both Clark’s identity, Birthriggt, and his Clark Kent -Daily Planet employee- persona. All in all, an excellent read, and something worthy of being collected in an Absolute edition.

This makes more sense of him passing birtthright dual personas off without people catching on. The art was great, I liked so much focus on heat vision.