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Batman/Superman movies 17 – Superman Returns

The year after Batman Begins released, the first major attempt to restart the Superman film franchise since Superman IV finally released, after decades of cancelled projects. The road to even getting to Superman Returns is a long and complicated one, … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman Movies 9 – Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

After Superman III ended up being a commercial disappointment, followed by the Supergirl movie straight up bombing, the Salkinds sold the Superman film rights to the Cannon Group. The Cannon Group has a complicated history, but in short, it’s a … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 6 – Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

When I talked about Superman II last week, I focused mainly on the troubled production the movie faced. From the conflict between Richard Donner and the producers, to the problems with the cast when he was replaced with Richard Lester. … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 5 – Superman II theatrical cut

In the previous post, I touched on the production difficulties behind Superman, starring Christopher Reeve. I probably spent more time talking about them than the actual movie, yet I didn’t even scratch the surface of what happened. The production problems … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 4 – Superman 1978

This is it, the big one. The main reason I wanted to start this blog series. Superman, directed by Richard Donner, is a very significant movie. It featured what was then groundbreaking visual effects, its massive success proved that superhero … Continue reading

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Action Comics 1000 review

Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman is quite possibly the most well-known superhero in the business. He is meant to be someone you look up to. He’s meant to be someone people can aspire to be like. Even … Continue reading

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Superman 36 review

On my second reading, I enjoyed Superman 36 a fair amount more than my first reading. Maybe it’s because I didn’t get much sleep last night, and reading it in the middle of a batch of new releases made it … Continue reading

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Comics of November 15, 2017

We’re at the exact half-way point through November. For people writing NaNoWriMo, that means that to be on-pace, you should have at least 25,000 words written by the end of the day. I’m sitting at slightly above 103,000 words and … Continue reading

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Superman 34 review

Like I said last week, I considered not writing comic reviews today. Why? It’s the start of NaNoWriMo, an annual month of writing madness where people all around the world try to write 50,000 words or more in 30 days. … Continue reading

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Comics of September 18, 2017

This post is later than usual because I’m currently on vacation in my nation’s capital, Ottawa. As such, there won’t be full reviews this week. Instead, here’s a slightly more detailed first impressions post than usual. It’s been nice so … Continue reading

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