Superman '78 #3

Writer: Robert Venditti Artist: Wilfredo Torres Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 3, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 11
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In order to save Metropolis, Superman must surrender to Brainiac or watch his city burn to the ground! After being taken aboard Brainiac’s ship, Superman finds a shocking piece of his past that changes his entire future! Meanwhile, Lois Lane gets a cryptic message from a mysterious source claiming to have a way to save the Man of Steel!

  • 9.6
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Nov 5, 2021

    And I guess he doesn't want Superman gone because he wants to be the one to defeat the hero.  So yes, I loved this issue and everything about it. I loved it so much I read it a second time before I reached for an unread new comic. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 2, 2021

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  • 9.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Nov 3, 2021

    With Superman '78 #3 it's clear that this series can be "seen" as an alternate third Christopher Reeve Superman "movie." It's heavy on the nostalgia, but that's what really sells it. It completely embraces the world of the films and lives there with them. The story moves along with all the proper beats including the surprise at the end which, of course fits perfectly with the characters involved. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 2, 2021

    Torres delivers some awesome art throughout the issue. There isnt a lot of action to be found, but the atmosphere and characters are given gorgeous detail and attention. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Nov 2, 2021

    A real turning point in this series, and a great issue in its own right. This book is essential reading. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Nov 3, 2021

    The early installments of Superman '78 read like something that could have been plotted for another entry in Donner's own series, but issue #3 blows up the "budget" to 21st century levels and that choice pays dividends. Read Full Review

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