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8 edition of The Superman Story found in the catalog.

The Superman Story

by Martin Pasko

  • 163 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Tor Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comic strip fiction / graphic novels,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Graphic Novels,
  • Fantasy,
  • Graphic Novels - Superheroes,
  • Superheroes,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels / Comics & Cartoons,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels - Superheroes,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Fiction,
  • Superman (Fictitious character)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSuperman
    The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11347812M
    ISBN 100812577426
    ISBN 109780812577426

    While not exclusively a Superman story, his role is extremely important in the story, and does capture the best ideas of Superman. Another great Elseworlds story, and one of the best just plain comic book stories ever as well. Best Superman Stories Issues Kingdom Come #1 Kingdom Come #2 Kingdom Come #3 Kingdom Come #4. Collected In.   There are some good stories behind the new DC title SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN (DC Graphic Novels for Young Adults, paper, $).One is the story Author: Hillary Chute.

      Here at last is the dramatic story behind the best-selling comic book of all time: the fates of Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Ma and Pa Kent, the Justice League, and the reign of The Daily Planet. On Novem , news of Superman's death shocked the world as the legendary Man of steel was killed defending Metropolis from the monster called /5().   Buy a cheap copy of The Superman Story (Superman) book by Martin Pasko. The life story of the man of steel. Now in one incredible volume. Comic book format. Free shipping over $

    Superman is one of the greatest characters in the DC universe, for over 80 years he has been on the pages of comic books that fans all over the world is so famous that he has been a part of the public subconscious as much as Mickey Mouse and r, the character has seen a large variety of retcons, some that are worthwhile and others that weren't so. Superman Unchained tells a fairly good Superman story enough to keep you entertained as you kill time. There is nothing so special with this, only some typical things you see in a Superman story: a villain brute, space aliens, a lot of Lois Lane doing a lot, the government, the DC trinity, Lex Luthor in the background and a lot of nuclear warheads/5().


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The book introduces young readers to the Superman creation story -- Kal-El's journey from Krypton, his discovery and adoption by the Kent family, the discovery of his super powers, the creation of the Clark Kent/Superman dual identity -- in a way /5(45).

Oddly enough, the New Superman is more exciting than the 70s comics version. This isn't the Man of Steel- more like the Man of Aluminum Foil. This was an okay read but it's not Untold Story of the Dark Knight (the Batman companion piece to this book.)/5(2).

He wrote Superman in various media, including television animation, webisodes, and a syndicated newspaper strip for Tribune Media Services, as well as comic books. Martin Joseph "Marty" Pasko (born Jean-Claude Rochefort) was a Canadian comic book writer and television screenwriter/5.

Oddly enough, the New Superman is more exciting than the 70s comics The Superman Story book. This isn't the Man of Steel- more like the Man of Aluminum Foil. This was an okay read but it's not Untold Story of the Dark Knight (the Batman companion piece to this book.)/5(2).

Superman, American comic book character created for DC Comics by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster. Superman sparked the creation of an entire industry based around the exploits of masked avengers and caped vigilantes, and he remains one of the world’s most recognizable pop culture icons.

Superman is an ongoing American comic book series featuring the DC Comics superhero Superman as its main protagonist. Superman began as one of several anthology features in the National Periodical Publications comic book Action Comics #1 in June The strip proved so popular that National launched Superman into his own self-titled comic book, the first for any superhero, premiering with Created by: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster.

Superman is a comic book character, and we’ve never actually seen that story adapted to the comics. So I’m really thrilled to be able to do that, to bring this storyline back to his native media. Superman is a fictional superhero who appears in comic books published by DC Comics, and is considered an American cultural Superman character described on this page was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in ; the character was sold to Detective Comics, Inc.

(later DC Comics) in   In Superman: The Unauthorized Biography, NPR's resident comic book expert, Glen Weldon, tells the life story of the world's first, and still the most popular, superhero, from his creation to the present.

He reveals how this cultural icon has been continuously transformed, not just by time but by his travels through a variety of media, including Cited by: 2. In Adventure Comics # (), Jerry Siegel retroactively rewrote the origin story (god only knows how many times that a retroactive rewrite has been done since then) that reveals that Lex's hatred for Superman stems from a past encounter during his youth, Lex had been an.

"Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?" is a American comic book story published by DC Comics, featuring the superhero Superman. Written by British author Alan Moore with help from long-time Superman editor Julius Schwartz, the story was published in two parts, beginning in Superman # and ending in Action Comics #, both published in September Superman Beyond 3D is, in many ways, a mess of a comic; the plot collapses in on itself, and the story relies upon the metaphor of the Superman myth being an inherently "better" story than a.

Superman: An Origin Story, I bought my 3 year old grandson a superman figure and I needed a book for it.

He loves it, so did I, reading it to him. And when he is a bit older it will serve as an early reader as well/5(58). Superman - Face the Magic!, Superman Read Along Storybook, Read Aloud Story Books, Books Stories, Bedtime Stories, this is a read along story book.

It’s read. "Superman: Doomed" is a Superman crossover story arc published by DC Comics starting in May The series is co-written by Greg Pak, Charles Soule and Scott Lobdell, with artwork by Ken Lashley, Aaron Kuder, and Tony Daniel. First announced in Februarythe story features a confrontation between Superman and Doomsday; however, it is not meant to be a retelling of "The Death of Superman".

Superman is the embodiment of might for right and using individual gifts and talents to help others and better society. Sometimes, however, power can have corrosive effects on even the most well-intentioned people. The BOOM. Studios series Irredeemable, written by Mark Waid and illustrated by Peter Krause and Diego Barreto, is easily the darkest take on the "Beware the Superman" trope ever.

Get this from a library. The Superman story. [Martin Pasko; Curt Swan; Frank Chiaramonte] -- The life story of the man of steel, now in one incredible volume: comic book format.

America's favorite super hero recounts his days upon Krypton and his childhood on Earth. But even as he tells his. Everyone knows Superman, but not everyone knows the story of two youngsters from Cleveland who created Superman.

Based on archival material and original sources, "Truth, Justice, and the American Way: The Joe Shuster Story" tells the story of the friendship between writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster, and puts it into the wider context of the American comicbook/5.

One of Superman’s darkest times was when he faced the nigh-unstoppable villain Doomsday, in DC's "The Death of Superman." The battle lasted for days, but when the dust settled, both hero and villain were slain.

Superman was dead. This comic book storyline influenced the movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". Superman did not begin as a good guy. Ina little over five years before his proper debut in Action Comics No.

1, the character’s creators, young Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, self. For roughly two and a half decades after Superman introduced the concept of the superhero to the public inDC was king of the comic-book would fire off millions of copies of its.

Directed by Kevin Burns. With Kevin Spacey, Gerard Jones, Forrest J. Ackerman, Elliot S. Maggin. The history of the comic book superhero, Superman in his various media incarnations. First published inThe Reign of the Superman contains many elements that would later become standard for comic book story introduces readers to a poor man named Bill Dunn who is pulled from a breadline by a scientist.

The scientist, Dr. Ernest Smalley, promises Dunn a new suit and fresh meal. Dr. Smalley proceeds to drug Dunn with a new element he found within a .