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reviewed Man of Steel (2013 film). July 17, 2013
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Man of Steel (2013 film)
   OK, let's get this out of the way right up front. Superman is 80 years old. (Not the character, the franchise.) That means there are 80 years of history and tradition surrounding the …
reviewed Man of Steel (2013 film). June 27, 2013
posted in Movie Hype
Man of Steel (2013 film)
Let me first say that I've always believed that Superman as a whole is somewhat dull. Supes is bogged down by the fact that he ignited the Golden Age of Comics. He's an almighty being with few, …
reviewed Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. June 23, 2013
The Justice League animated series had a fantastic story arc called “The Justice Lords” as far as I could remember. Alternate universes and multi-verses have always been a part of comic book …
reviewed Man of Steel (2013 film). June 17, 2013
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Man of Steel (2013 film)
Those of you who remember Christopher Reeve's "campy" Superman films of the 1970's can forget anything you saw in those films.  There is nothing "campy" in this film and …
reviewed Man of Steel (2013 film). June 14, 2013
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Man of Steel (2013 film)
   I don’t ask much when filmmakers go for comic book adaptations. I just hope that A) the filmmakers would preserve the essence of the character and source material. B) I don’t …
reviewed Man of Steel (2013 film). June 13, 2013
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Man of Steel (2013 film)
Superman/Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Clavill) is a guy with...angst...a great deal of angst. He wants to fly around the planet and save people, but thanks to his earth daddy, Jonathon Kent (Kevin Costner) …
reviewed Superman Vs. The Elite. January 13, 2013
Superman Vs. The Elite
Superman has been called “the big blue Boy Scout”. DC comics have always pitched his character who represents truth, justice and the American way. Superman has even been at odds with Marvel’s …
reviewed Superman: Earth One- Volume 2. November 24, 2012
Superman: Earth One- Volume 2
Admittedly, while I liked J. Michael Straczynski’s “Superman: Earth One”, because it came the guy with the big red ‘S’ a different kind of tempo; a meaner, darker, and grittier …
posted a Quick Tip about Superman (Kal-El, Clark Kent). December 05, 2011
Superman
I was never a fan of Superman. This guy is too strong, seriously the only thing that can hurt him is kyptonite. I guess thats why i like Doomsdayso much. He is the only one who is a real threat to superman. …
reviewed All-Star Superman (2011 film). August 29, 2011
All-Star Superman
   Allow me, for the sake of justifying my complaints about this piece from the onset, to say that I am a subscriber to the theory that the DCAU crew is responsible for the absolute best incarnations …
posted a Quick Tip about Superman (Kal-El, Clark Kent). August 22, 2011
Superman
Often sited as being the most important and most iconic superhero in comics, mainly because he is considered to be the first, Superman is nonetheless one of the most classic cultural icons and he definitely …
reviewed Superman (Kal-El, Clark Kent). June 22, 2011
Superman
Superman! The original Superhero, so ubiquitous that people forget his origins. I don't mean his origin story, I mean his creation and first appearance in the first ever volume of Action Comics. Also, …
posted a Quick Tip about Superman: The Last Son of Krypton. May 03, 2011
Superman: The Last Son of Krypton
Bruce Timm and Paul Dini prove that lightning can strike twice when they switched creative gears from the dark streets of Gotham City to the bright lights, big city look of Metropolis. This animated epic …
posted a Quick Tip about All-Star Superman (2011 film). April 04, 2011
All-Star Superman
A complete and utter disappointment only given a few props due to the fact that it's a Superman film, and I'm arguably the world's biggest Superman fan.  The chief problem with ALL-STAR …
posted a Quick Tip about All-Star Superman (2011 film). February 27, 2011
All-Star Superman
The comic book series was filled with Golden Age and Silver Age tributes to the adventures of the man of steel. There’re time-traveling Samson and Atlas (Supes arm-wrestles both of them), a Lois …
reviewed All-Star Superman (2011 film). February 27, 2011
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All-Star Superman
I have always expressed some dissatisfaction whenever Bruce Timm produces (in this case, co-produces with Alan Burnett) an animated film adapted from a comic book story. I had mixed feelings with “Batman: …
reviewed Superman - Batman - Supergirl. January 19, 2011
 In my youth, I was a voracious reader of superhero comic books, both the DC and Marvel lines. At the time, I had a preference for the Marvel group because the characters were more imaginative and …
reviewed Superman: EARTH ONE. December 13, 2010
Superman: Earth One
Superman reboots and re-tellings. God, seems like DC just keeps on going on and on with this as they find reason after reason (Zero Hour, Crisis, Elseworlds etc.) to do this. After John Byrne’s …
reviewed All Star Superman, Vol. 1. November 23, 2010
All Star Superman, Vol. 1
   This incarnation of the greatest cartoon character of all time is one of the best. Along with Superman, Lois, Jimmy, Perry and even Lex Luthor have been modernized to reflect the changes …
reviewed All Star Superman, Vol. 1. November 21, 2010
All Star Superman, Vol. 1
As someone that read almost every Superman comic that was printed from approximately 1961 through 1968, I tend to be reluctant to embrace the modern artwork and storylines. A great deal of it is years …
reviewed Superman: Doomsday. November 09, 2010
Superman: Doomsday
Face facts, Super-fans: there is no way possible a film adaptation of the entire Superman/Doomsday saga could possibly have been attempted much less pleased everyone ... so we all may as well dispense …
reviewed Superman: Day of Doom. October 29, 2010
SUPERMAN: DAY OF DOOM
Back in 1992 (or was it 1993?), DC published the “Death of Superman” story arc in an attempt to generate more sales for the man of steel. It was a great gimmick that did generate huge sales …
reviewed Superman: Doomsday. September 09, 2010
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Superman: Doomsday
There was a brief time in my life when I collected comics on a semi-regular basis. It was a very short period of just about a year that ended when DC announced that Superman would be killed. The creature …
posted a Quick Tip about The Death of Superman. August 30, 2010
Death of Superman
Whens the last time a comic made news headlines? A couple of years later though Superman was back.
reviewed Superman: Doomsday. July 01, 2010
Superman: Doomsday
Ok I can't let such an injustice go on much longer. I was surprised that this Movie didn't get much respect here. Let's all go back to the 90's folks. I'm an 80's baby. I grew …
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