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Catch new Superman Comics online this summer on USA TODAY, DC releases some Superman Classics for July

July 22, 2009

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This summer DC Comics and USA Today are offering an awesome online promotion that is fun for Superman fans! Every week, usatoday.com will feature a new episode of the Superman serial running in Wednesday Comics, a weekly collection of 15 newspaper-sized comic strips from DC Comics. The complete package is on sale every Wednesday for $3.99 at comic book shops (comicshoplocator.com). Right now they are on week 3- the first 3 weeks are all up so you have not missed out on anything. You can catch the online comics at http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/2009-07-07-superman1_N.htm

The story is Superman’s Angst. He confronts an alien and questions his place in the world. Batman tries to talk him down and tell him he belongs here but he just is not certain where he fits right now. Story by John Arcudi, Lee Bermejo Artist, Barbara Ciardo Colorist and Ken Lopez Letterer.

In 0ther Superman Comics news- DC is re-releasing the original Superman Comics in new volumes , published in order with every original Siegel and Shuster comic written. This week’s release is The Superman Chronicles Vol. 7

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Written by Jerry Siegel; Art by Leo Nowak and John Sikela; Cover by Fred Ray

In this new set of stories from the 1940s, The Man of Tomorrow investigates sabotage at a factory, battles giant mutant beasts created by Lex Luthor, encounters the mysterious Archer and discovers a lost underground civilization bent on conquering the surface world. Featuring tales from ACTION COMICS #41-43, SUPERMAN #12-13 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #4!

Also available this month-

SUPERMAN: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAN OF TOMORROW? DELUXE EDITION

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Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? (Deluxe Edition) is on Amazon if you don’t have a comics store near you

Written by Alan Moore ; Art by Dave Gibbons, Curt Swan and George Perez, Kurt Schaffenberger, Murphy Anderson and Rick Veitch and Al Williamson; Cover by Brian Bolland

Legendary writer Alan Moore’s seminal Superman issues are collected in this Deluxe Edition hardcover featuring beautiful art from Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN), Curt Swan (ACTION COMICS) and Rick Veitch (SWAMP THING)! Collects the two-part “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?” from SUPERMAN #423 and ACTION COMICS #583 as Superman faces his greatest foes and his final battle! Also featuring the classic story “For the Man who has Everything” from ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #11 where Batman, Robin and Wonder Woman fight the evil warlord Mongul for the fate of The Man of Steel. And in DC COMICS PRESENTS #85, Superman meets Swamp Thing, a character fans have identified with Moore for over 20 years!

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