This is the bestselling book that reestablished Superman as the world's foremost superhero! Relive the legend of Superman, from the doomed world of Krypton to his first encounters with archenemy Lex Luthor, ally Batman, and fellow reporter Lois Lane.
In 1986, DC Comics commissioned writers to create "reboot" stories for their three largest properties: Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. Two of those reboots became some of the most famous comics ever written: Frank Miller's BATMAN: YEAR ONE, and John Byrne's SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL. THE MAN OF STEEL was originally a 6-issue miniseries. Issue 1 dealt with the destruction of Krypton, Clark's discovery that he was adopted, and Clark's invention of his alter-ego, "Superman". … more