Adventures Of Superman #17

Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 21, 2013 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 10
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Oct 1, 2014

    So a trilogy of stories showing how great Superman could be in multiple genres. And just like that Adventures of Superman is over. And it will be missed. Thanks to Alex Antone, the editor of this book, for crushing it for a year and a half. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Alice W. Castle Sep 25, 2014

    Of all the stories over the course of "Adventures Of Superman"'s 51 chapter run, there are no three stories more varied in their style and tone to have used for the final issue. From Niles and Smith's empathetic ghost story to DeConnick and De Landro's touching romantic adventure to Ordway and Rude's throwback to a time gone by, this issue showed that this series really did have something for everyone. It ran the gamut of Superman stories, placing him in almost every scenario and style imaginable and was a great reprieve during the times in which it seemed like the New 52 had no idea what to do with the big blue. While creators like Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder and Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr. seem to be turning the tide as to how Superman is used in the New 52, it's still bittersweet to bid farewell to a title that brought out the best in the creators that worked on it by showing a Superman that was truly timeless. Still, there's always hope, right? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Daniel Gehen Aug 24, 2013

    Krul and To deliver another solid issue of Adventures of Superman. The portrayal of General Zod in this issue is one the best non-canonical takes on the classic villain. It will be interesting to see how the two seemingly unrelated plot threads featuring Zod and Mongul come together in next weeks concluding chapter. Read Full Review

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