Superman Fights Against Anti-Immigrant Americans to Protect Immigrants

Superman Fights Against Anti-Immigrant Americans to Protect Immigrants

A new Superman comic has him protecting immigrants, one week after the end of DACA. Superman‘s latest comic book has the character fighting anti-immigration Americans to protect immigrants. It seems like the hero of truth and justice is fighting for illegal immigrants. The comic comes shortly after the United States ended a program which helps illegal immigrants with a path to citizenship. DACA or the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals helped children of illegal immigrants…

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#TBT @ THE MOVIES: Superman III starts great, finishes lousy

#TBT @ THE MOVIES: Superman III starts great, finishes lousy

Installment three of the Christopher Reeve iteration of Superman, Superman III opens with an odd Rube Goldberg of misfortunes.  Amidst this, we see Superman save a man from drowning inside a car, which describes the people of Metropolis in a…not-so-flattering way. I make no secret about how I don’t like the Christopher Reeve Superman films.  Personal preference, mostly; I don’t like the period-typical prejudices, and often find the writing a little stilted.  Plus, I find the…

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“Superman #13”

“Superman #13”

News recently broke out that Clark Kent was going to quit the Daily Planet. I’m fairly certain that will draw some attention to a comic book. It also happens to be the debut for the writer and artist on the book. Between these two details, I would think that it is safe to assume that we are going to get a general introduction to all things Superman in this book and how the creators are…

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Clark Kent to Quit Job at Daily Planet

Clark Kent to Quit Job at Daily Planet

Continuing the trend of releasing major comic book news and spoilers before the comic hits comic book stands, DC has announced that Clark Kent will quit his position as news reporter for the Daily Planet. The event will take place in Scott Lobdell’s first issue of Superman, issue #13. On sale 10/24/12. Lobdell has had a hand in many things Superman related before taking over writing duties for Superman. Lobdell previously wrote the Superboy title….

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EDITORIAL: The Chaining of Clark Kent

EDITORIAL: The Chaining of Clark Kent

When superstar writer Grant Morrison was announced as the writer of DC Comics’ New 52 relaunch of Action Comics it was made clear that this was not going to be the Superman we were used to seeing. Taking his cue from the early work of Siegel and Schuster, Morrison’s Superman would return to his roots as a social crusader fighting for the little guy, the underrepresented masses who had been disenfranchised by the ever-increasing power of monied interests…

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