Superman: the Man of Steel

Superman: the Man of Steel

Volume 1

Book - 2003
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Written and illustrated by John Byrne; Cover by Jerry Ordway A stunning tale of heroics and history, SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 1 magnificently retells and reinvents the origin and early adventures of the Man of Steel. In this fastpaced, revelatory book, Superman begins his ascension to iconic hero as he leaves Smallville and becomes Metropolis's revered protector and guardian. Featuring the Man of Steel's legendary first encounters with Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, and Batman, this amazing book also includes a deadly battle with Bizarro, a fateful encounter with Lana Lang, and Superman's astonishing discovery of his Kryptonian heritage.
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, c2003.
ISBN: 9780930289287
Branch Call Number: BYRNE
Characteristics: [160] p : col. ill.
Additional Contributors: Giordano, Dick
Alternative Title: Man of Steel.


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Jul 24, 2013

The most memorable thing about this series is that John Bryne was redefining who Superman and his cast are. These versions of the characters survived more or less intact until the "New 52". If you love Superman they are a must read. If you are ambivalent don't waste your time.

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