Superman Vol. 1: Son Of Superman (rebirth) by Peter J. TomasiSuperman Vol. 1: Son Of Superman (rebirth) by Peter J. Tomasi

Superman Vol. 1: Son Of Superman (rebirth)

byPeter J. TomasiIllustratorPatrick Gleason

Paperback | January 10, 2017

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A great new starting point for the Man of Steel is here in SUPERMAN VOL. 1: SON OF SUPERMAN, part of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling, all-new line of volume one graphic novels, DC Universe Rebirth!
When the Man of Steel died defending his adopted home, it seemed that the spirit of truth and justice he represented was extinguished forever. But watching from the sidelines was another Superman—older, wiser, more experienced—with his wife, Lois Lane, and their son, Jonathan Kent.
Now this refugee from a vanished universe is stepping out of the shadows, ready to assume the mantle of his fallen counterpart and take to the skies once more as Earth’s greatest hero.
But he is not the only survivor of Krypton to make the journey to this reality.
The machine mind known as the Eradicator is on the trail of the House of El, and its hardwired directive to protect the Kryptonian genome permits no consideration for any other forms of life—not even those that share Kal-El’s blood.
Can the son of Superman harness his newly emerging powers in time to resist the annihilation of his humanity? Or will he be reborn into a new Krypton forged from the ashes of his mother’s world?
Exploding out of DC’s blockbuster Rebirth event, SUPERMAN VOL. 1: SON OF SUPERMAN marks the beginning of a new era for the Man of Tomorrow and a great jumping-on point for new fans—brought to you by acclaimed storytellers Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Doug Mahnke, Jorge Jimenez, Mick Gray, Jaime Mendoza, John Kalisz, Will Quintana and Alejandro Sanchez! Collects issues #1-6 and the SUPERMAN: REBIRTH one-shot.
Peter J. Tomasi is a New York Times best-selling author known for his current work on SUPERMAN and previous projects BATMAN AND ROBIN, SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN, BATMAN - DETECTIVE COMICS, AND BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT, along with other commercially successful books, GREEN LANTERN COPRS,  BRIGHTEST DAY, EMERALD WARRIORS, AND NIGHTWING. Over the...
Title:Superman Vol. 1: Son Of Superman (rebirth)Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10.2 × 6.6 × 0.3 inPublished:January 10, 2017Publisher:DC ComicsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1401267769

ISBN - 13:9781401267766

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Surprisingly good I had low expectations of this but turned out I really liked it. Art is great and it's easy to follow.
Date published: 2018-01-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent Good characterization and art but it sometimes feels saccharine in it's intimate familial moments and the plots are pedestrian
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from cool great story. illustrations are amazing
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good The crown jewel in DC's rebirth publishing line.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Ike the retreating if Batman and Robin creative team now tackling the Superman family.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice This is a good gift for a tween.
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Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bad, really bad I ordered this based on reviews that it had strong characterization btw Supe and his son. If this is what people call strong characterization these days... it was boring to tears. Oh, and gotta love Superman telling his son that his mother will be proud that he admitted to killing the family cat.... I kid you not. The overlapping Eradicator story with all the Kryptonians life-forces inside him was also pure nonsense. (and if the eradicator power on krypton was to absorb life-force while leaving the body intact, how come he actually "swallowed" Krypto and then slurped up Superman like he was simple jello? Poor, horrible writing)
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Evolution of Superman --- Family Man! I have not felt this much excitement on any Superman titles/books in almost a decade! The evolution of Superman into a family man has matured the character while continuing to make him relevant today. Clark's marriage to Lois Lane is a testament that married fictional characters can endure & excel in a super-heroic regime. DC's decision to abolish marriages of any kind during the New 52 was a slap to fans. As for Superman's son, Jonathan ...... love the character & him getting into his role as the new Superboy! Looking forward to his adventures with Damian Wayne/Robin. Would love to see Jonathan star in "Superboy & the New Legion of Super-Heroes". The team of Peter Tomasi & Patrick Gleason continues to astound me with their love of DC characters in the stories they present just like they did on their runs on Green Lantern Corps & later Batman/Robin. It is also nice to see former Superman artist, Doug Manake, return to draw the Man of Steel. Superman is the best character being portrayed in the DC Rebirth Universe!
Date published: 2017-01-14

Editorial Reviews

“Gorgeous spectacle is an undeniable part of SUPERMAN’s appeal, but the family dynamics are what make it such an engaging read.” —A.V. Club/The Onion   “Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason seem to be creating something special with this book” —Nerdist   “SUPERMAN is head and shoulders above the rest.” —Newsarama   “A series that’s worn its heart on its sleeve and made you fall in love with this version of the Superman Family” —IGN