Featuring a slew of top-level artistic talent, this Annual catches readers up on the world of the Man of Steel. Information on Superman's greatest enemies, his closest allies, the secret of the Fortress of Solitude, and more can all be found within.
Action Comics Annual #10 was a great read. It is clear that Johns and Donner have plenty of very interesting plotlines in store for Superman in the near future. Johns and Donner have done an excellent job getting me excited for the upcoming issues of Action Comics. Read Full Review
There's been some debate as to whether or not DC is actually trying to develop a more traditional tone in its super-hero line. Darker, edgier stories are popping up in some titles, but the publisher's better known icons seem to be headed in a lighter direction. Action Comics Annual #10 certainly serves as evidence of that trend. Johns and Donner deliver a package that's clearly Silver Age in its inspiration (as if the cover wasn't enough of a clue). The stories and features have that old-school charm and simplicity to them, but the dialogue and pacing bring a more modern tone, a greater credibility to this super-hero storytelling. The fact that this annual is an anthology also provides the opportunity for the reader to enjoy a number of different visual styles without the concern of the art changes interrupting and interfering with the flow of the story. Arthur Adams's four pages are spectacular, and Joe Kubert's contribution was a surprise and a delight (even if the writing didn't pro Read Full Review
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