Essential Reads: SUPERMAN

Here’s our Superman comic recommendations from Comic Zombie #23!

Chris’s Pick: ALL STAR SUPERMAN by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely

Erik’s Pick: SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT by Mark Waid and Leinil Francis Yu

Honorable Mentions:

  • Action Comics #1 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (1938)
  • “What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?” (aka ‘Superman vs the Elite’)
  • Superman: Last Son by Geoff Johns and Richard Donner
  • Action Comics (New 52, 2011) by Grant Morrison
  • Superman: Red Son by Mark Millar
  • Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis
  • Superman: For All Seasons by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale
  • “Whatever happened to the Man of Tomorrow?” by Alan Moore
  • “For the Man Who Has Everything” (Superman Annual #11 – 1985) by Alan Moore
  • “Kingdom Come” by Mark Waid and Alex Ross
  • Superman: The Man of Steel (1986 – Bronze Age reboot) by John Byrne
  • Superman: For Tomorrow by Brian Azzarello and Jim Lee
  • Superman: Secret Origins by Geoff Johns
  • The Death of Superman (1992)
  • The Return of Superman (1993)
  • Superman: Brainiac by Geoff Johns
  • Lex Luthor: Man of Steel by Brian Azzarello
  • Superman and Batman: World’s Finest by Dave Gibbons
  • Superman / Batman: Public Enemies, Supergirl, etc
  • Superman / Wonder Woman (New 52, 2013)
  • Trinity: Batman / Superman / Wonder Woman by Matt Wagner
  • Superman: Unchained by Scott Snyder and Jim Lee
  • Superman: The Unity Saga by Brian Michael Bendis
  • Superman: The Golden Age Omnibus

For more of our Essential Reads, check out the Comic Zombie podcast!

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