Adventures of Superman #19 examines the darker side of hero worship and religion...pretty heady stuff for a Superman comic. David Lapham's tale was a surprise to me, but one that makes me look forward to the conclusion in next weeks issue. Read Full Review
Because of the very strong subject on display here and the impact it has when it is left unspoiled, it is difficult to parse out the latter half of the issue. After the next chapter, and once this story concludes, it will be worth looking at and discussing as a whole. For now, suffice it to say that this is a bold and dark story that deals with idols and hero-worship in a somewhat twisted way. Readers may not find themselves struggling with how to process what Lapham addresses here, but it is to no discredit to the author. It's a curious issue and one that is especially unexpected in a Superman comic. Read Full Review
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