Action Comics #9

    Action Comics » Action Comics #9 - The Curse of Superman; Executive Power released by DC Comics on July 2012.

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    Featuring characters from parallel Earths, including PRESIDENT SUPERMAN!

    Introducing new villain SUPERDOOM!

    Guest artist GENE HA joins GRANT MORRISON for this tale of not one, not two, but THREE Earths!

    And in the backup story, President Superman must stop a nuclear attack – but he can't leave the White House!



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    Capeless Crusader reviews ACTION COMICS #9 0

    Since the last issue of Action Comics ended that particular story arc, Grant Morrison and company took a brief detour this month, giving us a one-off tale of Calvin Ellis, the Superman of Earth 23. This is a character who was debuted by Morrison himself back in Final Crisis, when he was recruited into the multiversal army of Superman to fight against the immortal space-vampire Mandrakk. While that particular résumé could only have sprung from Morrison's unchained imagination, the tale he tells i...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Action Comics #9 0

    Action Comics #9SummaryAction Comics takes a break from the usual escapades of Clark Kent, to bring us a story from Earth-23. Earth-23 Superman, AKA President Superman, is met by inter-dimensional travellers who are being perused by a commercialised Superman “gone wrong”. The issue attempts to explore the philosophical context surrounding the “superman”, while at the same time condemning the ideals of consumerism. In addition, the issue concludes with prospects of more the multiverse being intro...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    Corporate Corruption and the Ultimate Irony 0

    Can we just... can we PLEASE drop these co-features in Action Comics? There were a few that were nice and heartwarming; but most of them are utterly pointless. And being pointless in a Morrison comic is almost a sin. But I digress. I actually LOVED the co-feature at first. It was a neat expansion on an interesting alternate Superman; and the clever way he smooth talked that dictator... it was GENIUS. But then Fisch HAD to ruin it. The end is Wonder Woman of Earth 23 giving President Superman a w...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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