Eighty years after ACTION COMICS #1 first introduced the world to Superman and launched the entire superhero genre, fans, booksellers and local comic shops are all preparing to celebrate tomorrow’s release of the milestone ACTION COMICS #100
I would like to invite you to take a quick little stroll down memory lane with me. It’s a pretty road alongside a vast cornfield, under the most impossibly blue Vancouver sky you’ve ever seen put to HD.
Considering how well we know the Man of Steel, it’s almost startling how little we know about Krypton. In fact, for many people, the beginning and end of their knowledge about Superman’s home planet is its destruction.
It’s one of the most infamous relationships in all of comics, encompassing two diametrically opposed mindsets that have been in continual conflict throughout years of comics and across two blockbuster films.