Stories tagged: Superman
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
As DC’s ‘Action Comics’ approaches 1,000 issues, a classic Superman artist returns
Dan Jurgens’ pencils have finally caught up to his writing. If only for a few issues, Jurgens has returned to drawing Superman for DC Comics, handling the illustrating duties on …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned
A well-preserved issue of the 1938 comic book that first featured Superman is heading to the auction block.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Which Chris is the best superhero? A definitive ranking, from Pratt to Hemsworth
There’s been no shortage of Chrises filling the boots of our super heroes. Which one is the best?
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Review: Not even Wonder Woman can save ‘Justice League’
Although marginally better than “Batman v Superman” and “Suicide Squad,” director Zack Snyder’s latest is still a profound mess of maudlin muscles, incoherent action and jaw-droppingly awful CGI. It is …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
‘Justice League’ reviews are in, and they’re as all over the place as the DC movie itself
“Justice League” was directed by Zack Snyder, but Joss Whedon (veteran of Marvel’s “Avengers” team-up films) was brought in this past spring to complete the picture (for which he receives …
Thu., March 24, 2016
Review: Worlds collide in ‘Batman v Superman’
Zac Snyder’s thundering and grim “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” offers the kind of blunt, mano-a-mano faceoff usually reserved for Predators, Godzillas and presidential candidates.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
People: Affleck says Batman-fan son too young to see new film
Ben Affleck might be Batman to his four-year-old fan-boy son, Samuel, but that doesn’t mean he’ll get to see his dad in action in “Batman v Superman” with the rest …
Thu., July 18, 2013
The Comic Book Shop celebrates 25 years and two locations
Spider-Man. Batman. Manga. Tintin. “The Walking Dead.” No matter who your superhero is, it’s very likely that The Comic Book Shop has you covered. With two stores, one on North …
Fri., June 14, 2013
Even a perfect superhero must adapt with the times
When you think of superheroes, there’s one who leaps to your mind: Superman. It’s a natural reaction. He’s the purest crystallization of the strength, integrity and patriotism a superhero is …
Mon., May 27, 2013
What we need is a superhero with staying power
My nomination for American hero of the 20th century is someone who lived half his life in disguise and the other half as the world’s most recognizable man. He appeared …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012
Doug Clark: No more Kent? What’s the Planet coming to?
I probably don’t have to tell you that the newspaper industry hasn’t exactly been in a super-duper period of late. The layoffs, the cutbacks, the revocation of my parking pass …