ComicsAlliance brings you the best comic book adventures that do not, could not, and sometimes should not exist: Great Comics That Never Happened! This week, Chris Sims and the amazing artist Kerry Callen bring you the Silver Age version of Superman: Red Son!
“The Super-Commie From Krypton!”
Story: Chris Sims Art: Kerry Callen
Everyone knows that Superman is a stalwart defender of Truth, Justice and the American Way! But when Clark (Superman) Kent and cub reporter Jimmy Olsen head down to cover the story of a strange meteor in the People’s Republic of Tropica, a chunk of RED Kryptonite causes the Man of Steel to undergo a strange transformation into a Super-Soviet!!
Even if you wish it was, this is not a dream! Not a hoax! Not an imaginary story! Unless Jimmy can get his comrade — er, pal back on the side of the red white and blue within 48 hours, it’ll be Tass, Pravda and the Soviet Way forever! Find out if one proud American can stand against a super-powered Stalin in this daring three-part novel!
Read more for the full cover and the shocking story of the first time Superman renounced his American citizenship in “The Super-Commie From Krypton”!
Source: THR, 12:14 PM PDT 8/31/2011 by (Patrick Kevin Day)
Superman has a brand-new costume and thanks to newly released images from the set of Man of Steel, fans are getting their first chance to study it in detail.
The new costume, worn by actor Henry Cavill, appears to be keeping in line with the revised version of the character soon to be seen in DC Comics’ reboots of the Action Comics and Superman series next month. The red briefs and yellow belt are gone; replaced by blue briefs. And from the looks of the photos, the omnipresent red cape is now optional.
A previous photo of the Man of Steel was released earlier in August, but the image was dim and moody and didn’t give fans a sense of what the costume would look like in action.
Warner Bros.’ Superman reboot began filming outside of Chicago in early August and since then, several photos from the set — turning Plano, Illinois into Smallville — have been posted on a fan Facebook page.