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What is the secret history of Animal Man?

Learn how Buddy got his powers!

Plus: A terrible secret is revealed as “Rotworld” draws closer!

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Origin of The Superhero Narrative 0

Animal Man barely manages to achieve one of the better Zero Issue covers, the standard centered jumping through works decently well enough on its own, but the big thing that sells it on this one is the GORGEOUS WINGS.Steve Pugh's artwork is a bit of a mixed bag. A lot of the fighting in this issue is a little stiff and awkward, and suffers from an uncanny sense of reality due to a lack of proper backgrounds at times, but once the narrative switches to Buddy Baker, everything looks perfectly fine...

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Animal Man #0 0

THE GOOD: Steve Pugh does an amazing job on the art in this issue. His continues with his clever paneling, and the style the he contributes to the book, really gives it a tone that is hard to forget while looking at the art. The details are very nicely done as well. The story is very simple, but it's easy to tell that it contributes to a much larger story. We get to see the avatar before Buddy Baker, for a while and it's interesting to see a little more info on the people who came before Buddy. ...

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Chicken Suit! 0

Although I have been loving Jeff Lemire on both Animal Man and Justice League Dark, I was worried about how the quality of this issue would be. The last time Animal Man had a standalone issue, where we saw Buddy Baker as Red Thunder in the fictional movie 'Tights', it was a weak issue that had trouble finding its motivation. I am glad to report this is not the case with Animal Man #0. This, while working as a done-in-one adventure dealing with Animal Man's origin, still manages to keep the ongoi...

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