Superman #689

Superman #689

Writer: James Robinson Artist: Renato Guedes Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 24, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5
7.6Critic Rating
N/AUser Rating

What's a young man to do when he's told he's going to die? See the world while he can, of course! Experience a whistle-stop tour of Earth with Mon-El as he tastes life and fights crime with some of DC's international cast of Super Heroes.Meanwhile, back in Metropolis, a media mogul takes to the airwaves. His goal: the banning of all alien life on Earth. His name: Morgan Edge. And just what is the Prankster planning?

  • 8.5
    Comic Book Bin - Andy Frisk Jun 28, 2009

    Overall, while this issue kind of falls back into a bit of a lull, albeit a necessary one, as far as the storytelling goes, with only one major development involving Irons, the series remains a good read for Superman fans, and looks to continue to develop Mon El as its protagonist well. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Dan Phillips Jun 24, 2009

    That's not to say all of Robinson's work in this issue is a success. I'm still finding it difficult to care about Guardian's role in this series, and I find myself twiddling my thumbs whenever he, his mind-reading alien friend or Codename: Assassin shows up to take up some pages. Hopefully, Robinson's knack for revitalizing stale concepts will prevail with these characters as well as it has with Mon-El, but I remain skeptical. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Jul 2, 2009

    I like Mon-El, I like the way James has been writing him, and I hope the next issue devotes more time to Mon and less time to the secondary characters. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Mania - Chad Derdowski Jun 29, 2009

    Long story short: fun issue, bland series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Charles Webb Jun 29, 2009

    If you liked this review, be sure to check out more of the authors work at Monster In Your Veins Read Full Review

Be the first to rate this issue!



Click the 'Rate/Write A Review' link above to get started.

Reviews for
the Week of...

September

August

More