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The first collection of GRANT MORRISON’S epic run on ACTION COMICS, with art by RAGS MORALES, ANDY KUBERT and more! In these startling tales, the people of METROPOLIS turn on their new champion! Plus, the SUPERMAN of today and the LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES must save the jeans wearing Superman of five years ago! Collects ACTION COMICS #1-8.



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A younger more inexperienced Superman. 0

Minor spoilersI recently got into Superman, so I’ve been buying a few trades that I can find with him in, and this was going cheap at my comic shop so I bought this and Reign of Doomsday (random choice I know), but this was the one I wanted to read most after I loved Morrison’s other Superman work, and I just generally wanted more new 52 Superman.PlotSuperman begins a quest to put a stop to corruption in Metropolis, and tries to take out the crime bosses of the city, but he’s being hunted by th...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

I really wanted to love this book when I first read it. 0

The police respond to a distress that leads them to the doorstep of a wealthy, corrupt businessman named Glen Glenmorgan. They're taken by surprise to see him hoisted in the air by a hulking young man wearing a T-shirt sporting an "S". The man claims his purpose is to force a confession from Glenmorgan. The police attack him with no success. Who exactly is this man that the Daily Planet has dubbed, "Superman"? -summary Back in 1985 with about 50 years kicking out comics, DC thought it was time t...

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In a world in which "action" is an excuse for "no story of substance," we have New 52 Action Comics! Once again Grant Morrison gives us reason to discredit our fondness for All-Star Superman with this slag of nonsense about a Clark Kent whose age and maturity are as stable as a marble contest aboard the Titanic. The collection does get a bit better by the end, but that's mainly because the far superior supporting stories of Steel and Young Kents by Sholly Fisch are at the end.The first two issue...

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