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Superman: Secret Origin Deluxe Edition

Superman: Secret Origin Deluxe Edition


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The critically acclaimed team behind the smash hit Doomsday Clock, writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank, redefine the origins of Superman for a new era!

He fell from the sky like a shooting star, the last son of a dying planet. Years later, he took to the sky yet again, the sworn protector of the planet he now calls home.

But what happened in between?

The true story has never been told...until now!

Writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank, the superstar creative team behind Shazam!, Batman: Earth One, and Doomsday Clock, reveal the Man of Tomorrow's astonishing past:

His childhood, when only his parents, Ma and Pa Kent, and his first love, Lana Lang, knew the secret of the red-and-blue streak soaring through the skies of Smallville...

His first fight against injustice, a thousand years into the future, at the side of a Legion of Super-Heroes inspired by a legacy he hadn't even begun to build...

His move to Metropolis, where he would befriend Jimmy Olsen and Perry White, fall in love with Lois Lane, and battle a host of deadly foes...

And his link to Lex Luthor, the man sworn to destroy him no matter the cost...Undeniably contemporary yet utterly timeless, Superman: Secret Origin is the definitive story of the Man of Steel.

Collects Superman: Secret Origin #1-6.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401295165
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication date: 12/10/2019
Edition description: Deluxe
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 669,986
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Geoff Johns is an award-winning writer and one of the most popular contemporary comic book writers today. Johns is the author of the New York Times best-selling graphic novels Aquaman: The Trench, Blackest Night, Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War, Justice League: Origin, Superman: Brainiac and Batman: Earth One, which hit #1 on the bestseller list. He is also known for transforming Green Lantern into one of the most critically and commercially successful franchises in comics.
Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting and film at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an assistant to Richard Donner, director of Superman: The Movie. He and his mentor Donner later co-wrote Superman: Last Son, featuring the return of General Zod.
Johns has written for various other media, including episodes of Smallville, Arrow and Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, for which he was nominated along with his co-writers for an Emmy. Johns was an executive producer on the 2016 film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and co-wrote the 2017 hit Justice League as well as the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984 film starring Gal Gadot. Johns currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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