Superman: Up In the Sky #4

Writer: Tom King Artist: Andy Kubert Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 2, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 14
7.6Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

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Available to comics shops for the first time! While Superman searches the galaxy for a kidnapped girl, she retells the tale of the Man of Steel's race against the Fastest Man Alive! Then, the human and Kryptonian sides of Superman clash as the hope of finding the girl becomes increasingly unlikely. Originally published in SUPERMAN GIANT #9 and #10.

  • 9.0
    Outright Geekery - Antonio Pedro Oct 6, 2019

    Considering I've written almost a thousand words gushing about this issue, you can take an educated guess at what my final thoughts are. Tom King makes his thesis on why Superman works and he's absolutely correct, coupled together with Andy Kubert's amazing pencils, this makes for one hell of an issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Oct 2, 2019

    Andy Kubert has some beautiful art in this issue from start to finish. Clark has some intense and dramatic expressions throughout this issue and the visuals enhance the drama of the story immensely. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Carl Bryan Oct 7, 2019

    He's been beat up physically and emotionally. He's been tested to his limits. And now he faces the race to end all races and the struggle within himself. Again, the old story about a kid throwing star fish into the ocean. It makes a difference to that star fish he tells the old man. And this story makes a difference to Alice…and to hope! Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Oct 2, 2019

    After a while, this series starts to feel like a series of very attractive non-sequiters that do little but let King express his vision of what Superman means to him. They make for intriguing essays on the character, but two thirds of the way through the story and I still don't really feel a cohesive story here. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AiPT! - Alex Curtis Oct 2, 2019

    While it's not quite good, #4 is likably close, especially compared to the uber-self-serious and indulgent #2 and #3. It's very likely the next issue/s could be bad. Or maybe I'll be wowed. But for now, we should drink in the oasis. Read Full Review

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