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80 Years of Superman!

By Nnesaga

April 20th, 2018

You may know him as Superman, Clark Kent or the Man of steel. For me, I just know him as Kal-el. He is top 3 most famous comic book characters to have ever existed. Some love him while those may think he’s overrated. But to be honest, Superman is one of my favourite DC heroes and I love everything he is and everything he stands for. So Happy Birthday Superman! We will be celebrating 80 years of the Kryton legend this week and whats a NNESAGA celebration without some reading recommendations for you guys?

Heres my top 10 reading recommendations for the Man of Steel:

  1. The Death of Superman (1992)

Writers: Dan Jurgens, Louise Simonson, Roger Stern, Jerry Ordway

Artists: Jon Bogdanove, Tom Grummett, Jackson Guice, Dan Jurgens; Brett Breeding, Doug Hazlewood, Dennis Janke, Denis Rodier and Rich Burchett

 

 

 

 

2. Superman: Brainiac (2009)

Writers: Geoff Jones

Artist: Gary Frank

 

 

 

3. Superman: H’el On Earth(2012)

Writers: Scott Lobdell, Tom DeFalco & Mike Johnson

Artists: Kenneth Rocafort, RB Silva, Rob Lean & Mahumd A. Asrar

 

 

 

 

4. Superman Earth One (2010)

Writers: J. Michael Straczynski

Artists: Shane Davis, Ardian Syaf, Sandra Hope, Rob Leigh, Barbaba Ciardo, Eddie Berganza & Adam Schlagman

 

 

 

5. Superman: The Wedding Album (1996)

Writers: Dan Jurgens, Karl Kesel, David Micheline, Louise Simonson & Roger Stern

 

 

 

6. All-Star Superman (2005)

Writers: Grant Morrison

Artists: Jamie Grant & Frank Quitely

 

 

 

7. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow (1986)

Writers: Alan Moore

Artists: George Perez, Gene D’Angelo & Kurt Schaffenberger

 

 

 

8. Infinite Crisis (2005)

Writers: Geoff Johns & Phil Jimenz

Artists: Jeremy Cox & Guy Major

 

 

 

9. Superman: Godfall (2005)

Writers: Michael Turner & Joe Kelly

Artist: Talent Chadwell

 

 

 

10. Action Comics 1 (1938) Where it all began..

Writers: Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster

 

 

So I hope these have helped if you’re looking for some awesome Superman stories to read. There are so many more I could name but I hope you enjoy these 10 I have named. Let me know some of your favourite Superman titles and also, comment below on some reading recommendations for new comic book fans.

 

Happy Birthday Supes!

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