From Newsarama’s brand-spankin’ new exclusive preview of September’s Superman family titles:
SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #1
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal
Covers by Gary Frank
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 century – 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!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Gary Frank), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Gary Frank). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale September 23 • 1 of 6 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US
It’s got a great writer/artist team, so it’ll definitely be worth a look. But now what am I supposed to do with my copies of John Byrne’s The Man of Steel, Mark Waid’s Superman: Birthright, and that one story with the shiny cover where Jeph Loeb decided life on Krypton really was like the Silver Age Krypton?