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5 edition of It"s Superman found in the catalog.

It"s Superman

by Tom De Haven

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy - General,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Science Fiction & Fantasy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScott Brick (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMP3 CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8108040M
    ISBN 100786173173
    ISBN 109780786173174
    OCLC/WorldCa77083283

    The adaptation of the original comic book story "Superman: Brainiac," written by Geoff Johns. The script was written by Bob Goodman and directed by James Tucker. It was released on May 7, With the departure of basketball star LeBron James earlier this summer, Cleveland has lost a superman. James was going to save the city as its native son, rescuing Cleveland from its economic woes.

      The comic book movie as we know it turns 40 this month with the anniversary of ’s iconic, unforgettable Superman: The Movie. Most genre fans -- Author: Adam Dileo.   Superman's comic book reveal proves anonymity is impossible — even in fiction Not only are phone booths a thing of the past, but social media means that a .

      The world's most popular and enduring superhero comes together with the talents of acclaimed novelist Tom De Haven to recreate the early years of the Man of Steel. Opening with the young Clark Kent on a date, the novel takes an entirely fresh approach to the emergence of his superpowers and the start of his newspaper career, following him from rural s Kansas across Author: Tom Dehaven. He soon fixes it back to its original direction and uses the extra time to get to Lois before her car is buried. As revenge for her betrayal, Luthor and Otis are preparing to drop Miss Teschmacher into the pit of "the babies." Superman, however, rescues her, and pointedly notes to Luthor that Miss Teschmacher's mother sends her love.


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It"s Superman by Tom De Haven Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tom De Haven is the author of eight novels, including the Derby Dugan trilogy, and the nonfiction book Our Hero: Superman on Earth. A frequent contributor to The New York Times, he lives in Virginia, where he teaches creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Read more/5(). "It's Superman!" is the fifth Tom De Haven book I've read. All of them are excellent. IMHO his Derby Dugan books are the best ever written about syndicated comic strips, and "It's Superman!" may be the best book every Its Superman book about a comic book super hero.

I doubt there is a /5(). It's Its Superman book is a coming of age story about Clark Kent becoming Superman. Unlike most interpretations, this story takes place in the same period that the Superman comic was originally published in, the s. The author shows a good understanding of /5.

After Action Comics #1, and Detective Comics #27 (the origin and first appearance of Batman), probably the most famous comic in the world is  Superman #1 (You could make a case for Batman #1 too.) This is also a very rare Superman comic book.

Only 52 have been graded by CGC (plus 82 restored copies). Superman was the title of the monthly comic book featuring Superman.

It was in publication from toending at issue # The series was retitled Adventures of Superman (Volume 1) starting with issue # in Superman (Volume 2) also began in with issue #1. 34 rows  Superman on Radio & Audio Superman Book & Record Sets By Steve Younis Superman.

It's Superman." It's A Bird is the title of a graphic novel by Steven Seagle and Teddy Kristiansen that doesn't feature Superman, but examines the effect he has had on the world as the main character struggles to write something new about him.

Superman is a fictional superhero who appears in comic books published by DC Comics, and is considered an American cultural Superman character described on this page was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in ; the character was sold to Detective Comics, Inc.

(later DC Comics) in Superman is vulnerable to the radiation of Kryptonite, a substance from his native planet. Kryptonite radiation will kill Superman within minutes. He is also vulnerable to magic, and to the psionic powers of some beings, such as Braniac.

Superman must fill his lungs with air before flying through outer space. De Haven’s knowledgeable assimilation of U.S. pop culture (displayed in such memorable entertainments as Funny Papers () and Dugan Under Ground () is well-suited to the familiar comic-book tale of Kansas farm kid Clark Kent’s loving relationship with his adoptive parents, astonished discovery of the superpowers embedded in “his puzzling, uncomfortable, intimidating body” and Author: Tom De Haven.

All in all, this was a great book to read and a fitting tribute to Superman. With Luthor you have a villain very much in the style of the Golden Age Superman--he was a hero for the common man/proletariat and opposed to corrupt politicians and shady businessmen. Best part of story, including ending: What I liked about this story was that Superman realized that his love for Lois Lane will help him do good for the world.

Even though she loved Superman and not Clark, Clark used his love for her to move on. Best scene in story: My favorite part of the book was when Lex Luther explains to Superman that he is a great rival.

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Its basically Superman's "origin" but set more in the "real world" than ever before. You will find much, much more Clark Kent here than the Big Blue Boy Scout. There's real people populating this novel, real emotions, real actions, real personalities, and really wonderful, quirky characters and 5/5(5).

It's the real live adventures of Superman. This novel gives us insights on the man of steel, from his early teen years to the start of his newspaper career. We explore his relationship with Lois Lane and his battles with criminal mastermind Lex Luthor.

A fun and fast-paced tale of misadventures and heroic escapes. There is a minor plot-line in "It's Superman" about people going around the country to write a travel guide and this is very much what "It's Superman" is a travel guide to the United States in the s, with lots and lots of local color.

Its Superman!: A Novel Tom De Haven Coming of age in rural s America with X-ray vision, the power to stop bullets, and the ability to fly isnt exactly every boys story.

So just how did Clark Kent, a sh. In his fictional account of Superman's creation, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, author Michael Chabon also makes the connection to the. Superman gets to take a break from knocking out hoods and breaking his friend out of jail (I told you this book was gritty) to fight one of Lex's killer robots.

Actually, the most interesting parts of the book are focused on Luthor's subordinates. They are the ones who keep the book moving along while Clark is busy moping his way across the. Warning: SPOILERS through Man of Steel #6.

In the wake of the final chapter of the Man of Steel, many are wondering if DC Comics made a mistake in assigning the future of Superman comics to Brian Michael Bendis.

Rather than presenting a bold new vision for The Man of Tomorrow in both his lead-up to, and takeover of both Superman books, Bendis' opening act seems to have rehashed numerous.

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive The Man of Steel fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and the American his blue uniform to his flowing red cape to the "S" shield on his chest, Superman is one of the most immediately recognizable and beloved DC Super Heroes of all time.

The Man of Steel is the ultimate symbol of truth, justice, and hope. He. Sure, Cavill in the old-style Superman suit would look undeniably classic. No one would complain about the bright blue and red colors, or the old-school hairdo.

But this Superman would just be an imitation, and not its own, new thing. By ditching the old threads, the DCEU's Superman is undeniably new and different.

That's how you kickstart a.The centerpiece of the town’s Superman tourism is the annual Superman Celebration, which draws several thousand comic book fans each year to Metropolis for four days of costume contests, movie.