The Kents #1

    The Kents » The Kents #1 - Bleeding Kansas Part 1 released by DC Comics on August 1, 1997.

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    "Bleeding Kansas, Part 1." The first part of this 12-issue series establishes how the Kents (Superman's adoptive family) move to Kansas, where Luther Reid murders Silas Kent.



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    Where was this when I was studying American history? 0

    One of the most fascinating projects to come out of D.C. in the late 1990s was The Kents. It was a Western revival, which is unusual in itself given that, aside from perennial favorite Jonah Hex, the genre had been deemed dead for about a quarter century. And then there's the fact that it's about the Kent family. While Superman's Kryptonian heritage has been examined from nearly every conceivable angle, suprisingly no one before had looked at his human heritage. The reason that's important is th...

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