Weekly Geeky Question #42: Backtracking the DCEU–Three Wishes

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #42, and the question is a follow-up to the previous question, which I answered in posts of astonishing length over the last two weeks:

What are my three wishes for what I would change in the DCEU?

Justice League Superman Flash

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Man of Steel (the comic, not the movie)

In lists of great Superman stories (a common thing these days with both a new movie out and the 75th anniversary of the character), you often see John Byrne’s miniseries Man of Steel showing up somewhere.  This always strikes me as a bit strange, because in some ways, Man of Steel isn’t really a story.  In spite of some connecting narrative elements, it’s a more of a succession of episodes that give us an overview of the newly revised origin and background of Superman and his universe.  So it makes a great series, even if it is only six issues long.  Now in a lot of ways, this is actually better than a story.  Especially at the time, it served as a kind of promise of what was to come.  Continue reading Man of Steel (the comic, not the movie)

Superman’s Anniversary – 75 Things

According to Brian Cronin, who seems to know so much about comics that I think we should really just trust him, today is the 75th anniversary of the first Superman comic being published!  I just found out about this a couple of weeks before the big day.  How could I have missed being aware of this, I wonder?  Continue reading Superman’s Anniversary – 75 Things