Superman Confidential #2

Writer: Darwyn Cooke Artist: Tim Sale Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 13, 2006 Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 8.5
    Comic Book Bin - Kevin Powers Dec 14, 2006

    While this title really doesn't fit in Superman continuity as we know it, it is still a great classic tale that is sure to make keep any super-fan entertained. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Dec 15, 2006

    The only real drawbacks arise out of the story's publication in monthly instalments rather than as one contiguous whole. The Kryptonite narration feels a little disjointed from issue to issue, and the book's plot doesn't move particularly quickly, but I have a feeling it will hang together better in the inevitable collected edition. This issue also sports an uncharacteristically dull cover: a static shot of Lois and Jimmy Olsen that doesn't exactly make the book leap off the shelf. Despite these small flaws, however, Superman Confidential is a quality package that evokes a certain nostalgia for the character as well as doing something which feels fairly new with him. It's more firmly rooted in character than All-Star Superman or Action Comics, so anyone looking for an action-packed blockbuster of a story might feel slightly disappointed, but for my money, this is far more interesting and artfully told than your average Superman story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Chris Murman Dec 11, 2006

    You need to be in on this title. If its not a top 10 seller on Diamonds list by the end of the series, I will hold each of you responsible. GO GET THIS BOOK! If you dig the superhero comics genre, you wont regret it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Rich Harvey Dec 12, 2006

    Judging from the last panel (a full-pager), the real eruption will come between Superman and Lois. Knowing how temperamental she can be, he might want to take another swing at the lava. Read Full Review

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