Superman: Red Son #2

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Dave Johnson, Kilian Plunkett, Andrew Robinson Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 11, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 17
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Twenty years after the events of last issue, Russia's Superman has become the hero of his country -- and the world -- while Lex Luthor has worked with the CIA to bring him down. Faced with ever-looming threats from within and the rise of a mysterious Batman from the underbelly of Moscow, how much longer will Superman's reign continue? What's hidden in Area 51 in the American desert, and how is it tied to Superman?

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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jun 14, 2003

    The United States in reality has allied itself with murderous cutthroats including the boogeyman himself, Osama Bin Laden, all in an effort to disrupt what Eisenhower called the Domino Theory. In so doing the past administrations have created many of the problems that we now face today. These thoughts crystallize when a recognizable evil, who does not even behave like a hero to his own people, becomes the United States' attack dog against Superman who despite maintaining a different philosophy with a few scary elements still manages to be a knight on the chessboard of the world. Read Full Review

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