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‘Action Comics #962’: Deriving Novelty From the Inane

Is it possible to put this genie back in the bottle without destroying the bottle and everything else within a five-mile radius?

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Is Justice Merely Forgetfulness in ‘Justice League Rebirth #1’?

Apparently, the death of Superman and the absence of Hal Jordan don't matter.

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Why They Fight: A Brief History of Batman Battling Superman

Over the course of any relationship, especially ones that last three quarters of a century, there's bound to be some friction, some tension and some overall sour times.

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As With ‘Superman/Wonder Woman Annual #2’, Every Relationship Faces Challenges

Emotional depth mixed with forced insecurities create a shallow narrative.

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Looking to the Sky in Max Landis’ ‘Superman: American Alien’

A longtime Superman fan gives us his version of the story.

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Anatomy of a Betrayal in ‘Superman #43’

Lois Lane's betrayal is troubling, but underwhelming.

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To Embody a Darker Ideal in ‘Justice League Gods and Monsters - Superman #1’

Taking a different path to become an icon with Hernan Guerra and not Clark Kent.

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‘Superman’ and ‘Superman II’: What Is, and What Might Have Been

Superman and Superman II are two of the best films of their kind, but budget and time overruns necessitated a number of changes from the original vision.

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Equals in an Unequal Struggle in ‘Superman/Wonder Woman #19’

When Superman is at his most vulnerable, the strength of his relationship with Wonder Woman is revealed.

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Trolling the Man of Steel: Superman #41

Superman #41 feels less like a blockbuster movie and more like a teaser trailer.

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A Job for Superman: On Multiversity, Convergence and These Precious Mortal Hours

The Multiversity: Ultra Comics #1 begins with a return to the beginning of the superhero genre, but not the real beginning.

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A Confluence of Conflicts in ‘Convergence #1’

The arena for a multiversal clash is set, but lacks theatrics.

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Exposing Strengths and Weaknesses in ‘Batman/Superman Annual #2’

Superman's strengths are once again explored, but his weaknesses tell the story.

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Warner Bros. Unveils a Slate of Superhero Films After Poor Summer

Warner Bros. has unveiled a slate of superhero films that the big Hollywood studio believes will help drive profit after it suffered through an uncharacteristically poor summer.

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Take Me In, Take Me Home: Exclusive Preview of ‘Superman #29’

Be brave, Superman gets into an epic fight! And more!

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Corruptive Influence: “Justice League Dark #23”

The concept of pure, tangible evil and corruption is fueling DC's "Trinity War" and it plays right into the most villainous of hands in Justice League Dark #23.

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A Man of Steel That Sinks Like Lead

Turning Superman into the übermensch, standing above humanity, espousing a new moral dictum in which 'might makes right', is a contradiction of the film's own logic, and a gross violation of the principles he has traditionally fought to protect.

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Evolution of the Superman Part 3: Man AND Superman

Previously “To Be Continued...” discussed the early versions of Superman and how he evolved from one-off villain to science fiction hero to costumed strongman to the actual flying, heat visioning, powerhouse he became by the 1970s. But with so much power, how could the first superhero possibly remain challenging?

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Forget the Brooding ‘Man of Steel’, Here Are Five Ways to Have Fun with a Lighter, Brighter Superman

Man of Steel was more concerned with surly brooding than Superman's more endearing traits. I think we (and Superman) should lighten up.

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The Ghosts That Haunt Me Still: Exclusive Preview of ‘Superman Action Comics #13’

When Grant Morrison dedicates this story to Ray Bradbury, it is more than simple a sign of respect for a past master and admiration for a formative influence. It is an abiding statement about a radical shift in the nature of our relationship to our fiction, and our past.

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The Vast Loneliness of 'No Man's Sky'

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"You cannot escape yourself in No Man's Sky. There is little to do but analyze the self.

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