Saturday, December 24, 2016

UK Superman Annual 1 from 1983!

Reprinted a story line I have wanted as a TPB for YEARS!
UK Cover by Brian Bolland
Writer: Len Wein and Jim Starlin
Artist: Jim Starlin
DC Comics (1983)

DC Presents #27-29

The Warworld story arc was both cosmic and metaphysical. It introduced both Mongul, who went on to be a major character in the DC universe and the Warworld (think Deathstar but with a lot more weapons then just one big gun).It also introduced me as a reader to DC's (Jack Kirby's) concept of the Source and the Source Wall; which are basically DC's "God" and DC's "Edge of the Known Universe."

Also, I think, reading this book was the first time I ever really thought, "What the hell is at the edge of the universe?" And when a comic book can get a kid to ask that question...that's money well spent.

It would also be great to have this as a TPB because this was back in the day when Superman was soooo powerful that he could actually fly to the edge of known space and let me tell you, that's powerful.

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