Zilla and the Comics Junkies

Sunday, September 25, 2005



5 Mins w/ DC's Dec Solicits

LEX LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL TP
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art and cover by Lee Bermejo
Superman has been called many things, from the defender of Truth, Justice and the American way to the Big Blue Boy Scout. In LEX LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL, he is called something he never been called before: a threat to all humanity!
In this trade paperback collecting the acclaimed 5-issue miniseries LEX LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL, fan-favorite writer Brian Azzarello (SUPERMAN, 100 BULLETS) teams up with artist Lee Bermejo (BATMAN/DEATHBLOW) for a bold story in which readers get a glimpse into the mind of Superman's longtime foe. MAN OF STEEL reveals why Luthor chooses to be the proverbial thorn in the Man of Steel's side - to save humanity from an untrustworthy alien being.
On sale December 28 o 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Heard many a good thing about this mini but never got around to reading it. Will def pick it up in Dec. Any comments?

PLASTIC MAN VOL. 2: RUBBER BANDITS TP
Written by Kyle Baker
Art and cover by Baker
Another volume of offbeat and hysterical Plas adventures by Harvey and Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Kyle Baker! In RUBBER BANDITS, collecting PLASTIC MAN #8-11 and #13-14, our pliable hero wrecks continuity as we know it, investigates a vampire, gets in trouble with homeland security, battles a menacing mouse, and stops one of the worst crimes ever: illegal music downloading!
On sale Dec 21 o 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Everyone's always talking about this (seemingly) is it any good? I'm always down for some good comedy...

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2 Comments:

26 September, 2005 20:39, Blogger Bill said...

Plastic Man started off great, and then just kinda fizzled out over time. The first 12 issues or so are worth reading. Beyond that, not so much.

 
26 September, 2005 23:59, Anonymous Dave Carter said...

Issues #8-11 were the best on Plastic Man, so this would be the trade to pick up!

 

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I'm from Tejas living in VA. I'm married w/ 2 dogs. I'm an IT security consultant cranking the wheel for a big consulting firm in "real" life.

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