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Hot on the heels of their acclaimed run on  ACTION COMICS, superstars Geoff Johns and Gary Frank reunite to present a 6-issue event that spells out the definitive origin of Superman for the 21st centuary - and it all starts with a gigantic 48-page issue!  Chronicling Clark Kent's journey from the cornfields of Smallville to the skyscrapers of Metropolis, you'll witness a whole new look at the beginnings of Lex Luthor, the Legion of Super-Heroes, Lois Lane, Metallo, Jimmy Olsen, the Parasite and more! It's a look at the mythic past of the Man of Steel with an eye toward the future!

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Here we go again... 0

COMICVINE'S TOP 100 SUPERMAN STORIES #22Really, how many times do we need Superman's origin retold? Superman: Secret Origin gives it to us once again with few improvements and and many 'dis-improvements'. To begin with, I'm a fan of the idea that Superman's powers manifested themselves in late-teens / young adulthood as we've seen in stories like George Francis Lowther's original Adventures of Superman novel from 1942, the original Adventures of Superman radio show, or the 1980s Man of Steel min...

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Remember Superman: Birthright?  You should read that instead.   The entire time I was reading this issue I kept thinking of Birthright. I thought about Mark Waid's superior writing and Leniel Francis Lu's superior art and just how Waid was able to establish a completely compelling and fresh mythology for Superman....   And I can't help but feel that this mini series is just completely unnecessary.    I've heard about the Superman lawsuits and I imagine this might be a way for DC to retain their ...

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