Superman #701

    Superman » Superman #701 - Grounded, Part One released by DC Comics on September 2010.

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    Grounded, Part One last edited by Darkside_of_the_Sun on 09/20/21 10:02PM View full history

    J. Michael Straczynski begins his highly anticipated run on SUPERMAN! After the devastating events of WAR OF THE SUPERMEN, Kal-El looks to reconnect with the roots of his battle for Truth, Justice and the American Way. How can Superman possibly continue his battle, if he lost his belief in that ideal? Find out here in "Grounded" part 1 and get in on the starting line of a modern-classic SUPERMAN story!




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    Back to the Streets 0

    I have a theory about Superman. My theory is that the reason why so many people are put off by Superman is that he is essentially, what is called in the literary world, a flat character. He must conform to the prescribed rules of his nature, and this can make it hard to relate him. At the end of the day no matter how much Red Kryptonite is involved Superman is always going to do everything he can to save the day. But, what does that mean "save the day". After a giant battle with some crazy space...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    "What am I doing here? What are YOU doing out there?" 0

    J. Michael Straczynski can finally have a week where he won't be forever linked for drastically changing Wonder Woman's status quo. He's beginning the new arc of Superman, aptly titled "Grounded", and if there was any indication of his preview last month, this will be a very touching issue, that I think at least, this story will be remembered fondly for years to come. While Luthor's off finding the black rings, and Kara's set to deal with her Bizarro clone, Supes is just walking across America. ...

    10 out of 11 found this review helpful.

    Out for a walk.. 0

    Well here we have it. The #1 issue to JMS's run on Superman.  My title eludes to the fact that that's exactly what Supes is doing.  He of the many superpowers is not relying on any of them and is walking and reconnecting with the people of the Earth.  This is a nice way to show Superman's human side.  He was so separated from them during the New Krypton storyline that this feels like a natural extension of what Supes would do.  It is also a part of his grieving process.  He has lost his people a...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
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