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The amazing "Brainiac"storyline from ACTION COMICS #866-870 is collected in this spectacular new hardcover! Written by Geoff Johns and featuring art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal, this is the hard-hitting story that revitalized one of Superman's greatest foes – and brought the bottle city of Kandor to Earth, setting the stage for the storyline "New Krypton."


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The Return of Kandor and Brainiac 0

I will say I havent read a lot of Superman comics. I guess I just havent got around to reading a lot of his. From the ones I have read this is one of the better ones and was a very enjoyable and quick read. This story served to reintroduce Brainiac and the city of Kandor in pre Flashpoint continuity and it does a really good job at that. The story focuses on Brainiac trying to find Clark and Clark trying to find Brainiac. Supergirl is also in this story and she deals with what happened on Krypto...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Poor Jon Kent. What is he, the Duncan Idaho of the Superman Universe? 0

Picking up this volume and reading it as if it is some accessible story is somewhat misleading, since we are at once given the impression this is a new introductory story to Superman and his friends and family, yet it also contains enough self-universe-references to confuse the careful reader who has unsuspectingly checked this out from the library (combined with the notion this was apparently in the continuity of Action Comics ... if there is such a thing anymore). This story gives us a lot to ...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

He knows him but he doesn't. 0

Thirty-five years ago the planet of Krypton was attacked by a horde of Brainiac robots, and at the end of the conflict before Krypton's destruction the city of Kandor was captured. In the present, Superman responds to a situation only to encounter Brainiac. However, according to Supergirl, he's never met the real Brainiac. Superman embarks on a solo mission to battle a menace he knows, yet he doesn't know at all. -summaryOne thing I could always hand to Geoff Johns, he knows how to make superher...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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