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Superman: Secret Identity

Superman: Secret Identity

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by Kurt Busiek, Stuart Immonen
     
 

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What's in a name? Everything, if you share it with the Man of Steel! 

SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY is a 208-page trade paperback collecting the critically lauded 4-issue miniseries written by Kurt Busiek (JLA/AVENGERS, ASTRO CITY) with art by Stuart Immonen (SUPERMAN: END OF THE CENTURY, THOR).

Set in the real world, SECRET IDENTITY examines the

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What's in a name? Everything, if you share it with the Man of Steel! 

SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY is a 208-page trade paperback collecting the critically lauded 4-issue miniseries written by Kurt Busiek (JLA/AVENGERS, ASTRO CITY) with art by Stuart Immonen (SUPERMAN: END OF THE CENTURY, THOR).

Set in the real world, SECRET IDENTITY examines the life of a young Kansas man with the unfortunate name of Clark Kent.All Clark wants is to be a writer, but his daily life is filled with the taunts and jibes of his peers, comparing him to that other Clark Kent — the one with super-powers. Until one day when Clark awakens to discover that he can fly...that he does in fact have super-strength! But where did these powers come from? And what's he going to do about it?

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Library Journal
The teenage Clark Kent of this book is a Kansas farm boy, but in his world, Superman is just a comic book character, and Clark gets teased for having his name. But one day, Clark discovers that he actually has all of Superman's powers. As he starts to use them, he draws government attention-but this book isn't as much about superheroics and men in black as it is about Clark the man. Busiek (Marvels; Astro City), one of the finest superhero writers currently working, is known for his fresh takes on the genre. He delivers another wholly satisfying take here as he follows Clark through his life, showing not only how Clark's powers change things but also how Clark remains the same inside through it all and how the issues life poses to him-of trust, commitment, compromise, finding a place in the world, and letting go-are the same ones faced by non-super people. Immonen's realistic artwork is an ideal match for Busiek's approach. Strongly recommended for teen and adult superhero fans and for anyone who feels that the genre lacks "human interest." Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401204518
Publisher:
DC Comics
Publication date:
04/09/2013
Series:
Superman Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
277,880
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.32(d)

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