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Subj: Re: For me...
Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 at 08:58:29 am EST (Viewed 111 times)
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Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 at 03:59:12 am EST (Viewed 159 times)

    I love New Super-Man precisely because I find it exciting and I can't wait for the next issue to come out... and I find the plotting/the story ideas Gene Leun Yang tells to be intelligent.

    He's dissecting notions of democracy and American Pop Culture; using Eastern Mythology as building blocks of character growth; doing his notion of Chaos and Order (in one of the best depictions since Kirby's New Gods)... it's the kind of storytelling i'd kill to see in the main Superman books.

    Literally, just read the latest issue, #18, and was grinning ear-to-ear as I turned to the last page.

    Reading that book makes me feel like a kid again, picking up Action Comics, Superman, Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes, the New Adventures of Superboy... ranging from writers as the like of Cary Bates, John Byrne, Roger Stern and more back in the 80's and 90's.

I'm going to give New Superman another chance, based on what you're saying here. I wasn't enthused by the first couple of issues, but if it's what you say it is, I'm missing out. I'll let you know.

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