Action Comics #5

    Action Comics » Action Comics #5 - Rocket Song; Baby Steps released by DC Comics on March 2012.

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    Rocket Song; Baby Steps last edited by njg5595 on 07/28/19 08:57AM View full history

    As the assault from an alien threat takes a turn for the worse for Metropolis, keys facts about Superman's past are brought to light for the first time! And how can certain elements from The Man of Steel's future help to prevent the theft of the millennium? Don't miss this awesome issue from series writer Grant Morrison and the guest art team of Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang!


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    It's Sad, But the Krypto Thing Is Seriously My Favorite Part 0

    Superman's tragic launch from his dying homeworld gets retold in this issue of Action Comics, and for once, it is actually a worthy retelling that dares to tweak the classic story in substantial ways without losing its important core aspects. This series continues to be one of the very few DC titles to hold true to the promises of the New 52, giving our familiar star framed in more modern ways.Superman's origin is one that gets retold all of the time with varying degrees of success. In fact, it ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Action Comics # 5 0

    Grant Morrison on the telling on the re origin. Again I stick to my guns, my opinion for this retelling of Superman history I don’t see the reason why the reboot. Let’s just say this reboot was for sales, basically we remember Marvel rebooting there books at # 1 and we’ve seen sales go up just by the illusion that it’s a first issue. With this retelling the art work is beautiful, Andy Kubert does a classic job on the penciling. I remember his first work I came across after Jim Lee wrapped up on ...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    The Morrison Effect 0

    This issue has a really nice cover. It lets you know what you're in for with the interruption in terms of story and artwork, and it's got a really smart design. The destruction of Krypton is so massive it stretches out beyond the bounds of the image, but really, it's behind us now. We look the baby Kal-El in the eyes as his cradle ship heads right for us.Andy Kubert's art is a really nice fit for this story, like Gene Ha was a few issues back in his fill-in portions. I absolutely LOVE the way th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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