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All Star Superman by Grant Morrison

All Star Superman (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely (Illustrator)

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Title:All Star Superman
Authors:Grant Morrison
Other authors:Frank Quitely (Illustrator)
Info:DC Comics (2011), Paperback, 320 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:graphic novel, 2012 read, comic book, DC, Grant Morrison

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All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison (2011)



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Excellent story. However, as always, Quitely's artwork is horrible. ( )
  davepdavis | Jan 23, 2014 |
The one where they kill Superman (again).

Lex sets Superman to die after exposing him to too much solar radiation. As he dies, he performs some final tasks, including a trip to Bizarro (not great, and all those badly structured double negatives).

There is a final showdown with Lex who escapes from prison after going through the electric chair.

Graphics are good, showing that not everyone is pretty all of the time. Clark Kent is more bumbling than I think I've ever seen (and is a nice tie in to the Christopher Reeve Superman films). Good, but "Greatest Superman ever written"? Yet to be convinced ( )
  nordie | Nov 30, 2012 |
the best, and only, Superman graphic novel you need to read, really. ( )
  Evade | Jan 3, 2012 |
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...the measure of a man lies not in what he says, but what he does.
For Agnes and Walter, my mum and dad.
– Grant Morrison
For Ann Jane, Vin, Joe & Oria.
– Franky Quitely
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Doomed planet.
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This is the trade paperback omnibus edition; please do not combine with Volumes 1 or 2.
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Presents a new version of the story of Superman, following his activities as a superhero and his interactions with Lois Lane, Jimmy Olson, and Lex Luthor.

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