Superman Confidential #2

Writer: Darwyn Cooke Artist: Tim Sale Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 6, 2006 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
8.1Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Superman vs. a volcano! While the Man of Steel fights mother nature to save villagers from fiery doom, he's missing out on a date with Lois Lane. Who will swoop in to sweep LL off her feet? Don't miss the next chapter in this story of Superman's early years from superstar talents Darwyn Cooke and Tim Sale!

  • 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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