Superman: War of the Supermen #4

Superman: War of the Supermen #4

Writer: James Robinson Artist: Eddy Barrows Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 26, 2010 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
4.7Critic Rating
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  • 7.1
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 26, 2010

    Little else will. Looking back on this issue and where it leaves the franchise, I'm hard-pressed to think of any significant status quo difference between now and the Superman books circa-2006. Was this all New Krypton was meant to lead us to? I think the most readers who devoted two years to this saga can hope for is that the franchise does touch on what few plot threads still linger. Superman's reintroduction to the world should not be an easy journey. As dull and plodding as New Krypton was at times, the story deserves better than to be forgotten two months after it wraps. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza May 26, 2010

    When the story ends, there is one less Lane on the planet, and a significant decrease in the perceived Kryptonian threat. There are stories left to be told of Kryptonians, of the Super-family, of the survivors of this tale, but those are clearly for another day. This issue is all about the final minutes of the "Hundred Minute War." Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Ryan Schrodt May 27, 2010

    Despite the low Ranking and poor verdict, the majority of this issue is a fun actionpacked conclusion to what has generally been an enjoyable storyline. Unfortunately, the reliance on the Phantom Zone yet again and the disturbing suicide of General Lane nearly ruin this issue for me. I just can't overlook the lack of creativity and the desperate attempts at cheap emotional reactions. When you add in the inconsistent art, I can't justify Ranking this one any higher. Read Full Review

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