In the fourth annual Year In Review episode, we say Goodbye to the old Superman and say Hello to the New 52 Man of Steel.
I review the final issues of the SUPERMAN: GROUNDED storyline in 2011 in SUPERMAN 707 – 714, the Lex Luthor BLACK RING story in ACTION COMICS 897 – 900,as well as the REIGN OF THE DOOMSDAYS story in ACTION COMICS 900 – 904.
Also reviewed in this episode are the Superman specials: SUPERMAN 80 PG. GIANT, JIMMY OLSEN one shot, SUPERMAN BEYOND 0 and FLASHPOINT: PROJECT SUPERMAN 1 – 3.
Bringing in the new Superman are ACTION COMICS 1 – 4 and SUPERMAN 1 – 3 (issue 4 was published on Wednesday, December 28, 2011, and I was not able to purchase that issue in time for this episode).
I express my views about how the old Superman continuity ended, and my thoughts about the early issues of the New Superman.
Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1957: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 19 & WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 87!
In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1960: SUPERMAN 137 & ACTION COMICS 264!
Have a Safe and Happy New Year!
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