Adventures Of Superman #20

Writer: David Lapham Artist: David Lapham Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 4, 2013 Critic Reviews: 2
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With hundreds of lives hanging in the balance, the Man of Steel must go undercover to discover the shocking truth about the "Church of Superman"! "Saved!" Part 2 of 2.

  • 8.5
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Sep 9, 2013

    David Lapham again explores the dangers of hero worship and religion using a unique Superman story.  While people look to Superman as their savior, he realizes he can't be everything to everyone.    The Adventures of Superman #20 is a great story and conclusion to David Lapham's arc.  Superman is a hero, but even he can't save everyone...or can he? Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    All-Comic - Dan Pennacchia Sep 12, 2013

    The conclusion of the story is well pieced together. The seeds for its resolution have been well placed to make for a satisfying end. Much discussion could even be made of the reality of the final beats of the issue as they compare to the ideology and faith of this community. Lapham's decision to fit in the opening sequence and feel the need to have an explanation behind the existence of such a community muddy the overall impact of the second part of this story. Addressing such a complex topic in so short a time is admirable but loses some of its effect to this misstep. Still, this two-part arc is well worth the time, even only for the discussion it could provoke. Read Full Review

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