This graphic novel is another retelling / re-imaging of Superman’s origin story. From the collapse of Krypton, to the Kent farm in Kansas, from the military, to the depths of the ocean, and becoming a superhero in Metropolis.
The Dark Knights, a twisted version of Batman, come out of a door between worlds. Batman is trapped in the Dark Multiverse and the Justice League must go and find the metals which can win the war against the Dark Knights and Barbatos, their master.
The author tells the story in a vivid manner, with self-introspection and analysis which makes the book worth reading.
Seven Batmen appear from the Dark Multiverse, The Red Death, The Devastator, The Merciless, The Murder Machine, The Drowned, The Dawnbreaker, and the Man Who Laughs all of them are a twisted take on the Dark Knight. The seven Batmen have only one thing in mind for Earth-0, total destruction.
A graphic novel featuring alternate version of Superman that have been disappearing
A a more naïve, less powerful version of Superman joined with a less moralistic more sarcastic version of Batman is a winning formula.
Superman died defending Earth, but watching closely was Superman from another timeline. This Superman / Clark Kent has married Lois Lane and a father to young Jon Kent (Superboy).
About: Batman Vol. 6: Bride or Burglar by Tom King (illustrated by Mikel Janin, Joëlle Jones, and Travis Moore) is a graphic novel which follows the complex path that Batman and Catwoman lead to their wedding. This graphic novel includes Batman #38-44. 168 pages Publisher: DC Comics Language: English ISBN-10: 1401280277 My rating for Batman Vol. 6: Bride or Burglar – 4 Buy Batman Vol. 6: Bride or Burglar from Amazon.com* More Books by Tom King Thoughts: Again I find myself enjoying the heck out of Tom King’s run of the Dark Knight from Gotham. Batman Vol. 6: Bride or Burglar by Tom King (illustrated by Mikel Janin, Joëlle Jones, and Travis Moore) is another enjoyable gem in the series which I’m enjoying a lot more than I should. Again, the writing is top notch and the stories are solid and surprising. An entire issue teasing a relationship between Batman ( Bruce Wayne) and Wonder Woman (Diana Prince), but done in a creative way. The one shot of Catwoman (Selina Kyle) looking for a wedding dress was surprisingly charming, even to this old man. A whole issue dedicated to Poison Ivy taking over the world begs the question whether she’s…
About: Action Comics #1000: The Deluxe Edition is an anthology of Superman, the world’s greatest hero by various authors and artists. This is more of a celebration of the character than a cohesive story. 384 pages Publisher: DC Comics; Deluxe edition Language: English ISBN-10: 9781401278878 My rating for Action Comics #1000: The Deluxe Edition — 4 Buy Action Comics #1000: The Deluxe from Amazon.com* Thoughts: I was excited to get Action Comics #1000: The Deluxe Edition, not only because of the celebration of the Superman character I’ve enjoyed since childhood, but also because of the amount of talent involved. There were many talented writers and artists involved in this edition Brian Michael Bendis, Geoff Johns, Tom King, Brad Meltzer, Scott Snyder, Jim Lee, John Cassaday, Olivier Coipel, Marv Wolfman, Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Paul Dini, Clay Mann, José Luis García-López, Rafael Albuquerque and the legendary Curt Swan. It is difficult to rate this book for the same reason it’s difficult to rate a book of short stories – the quality varies (sometimes greatly). Some of the stories were exciting, tales which capture the essence of Superman with little of no words. The story by Tom King (one of the best writers in comics today,…
The story is your standard super-stranger is a new town. Helping a bunch of misfits, a bad-tempered cigar chomping cop, and of course a love interest.