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Review: New Super-Man #10

Review: New Super-Man #10

April 15th, 2017 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #10 both continued Kong Kenan’s visit to Metropolis and further explored the Action Ace’s new normality in the aftermath of Superman: Reborn. Writer Gene Luen Yang and artist Viktor Bogdanovic delivered another exceptional issue in Coming to America — Part Two. ComiConverse contributor...

Review: New Super-Man #9

Review: New Super-Man #9

March 13th, 2017 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #9 began a new story arc for Kong Kenan, as the superpowered Shanghai teen accompanied Lex Luthor to Metropolis. Penciller Viktor Bogdanovic rejoined writer Gene Luen Yang for Coming to America — Part One. ComiConverse contributor T. Kyle King examines the latest installment...

We ComiConverse With Gene Luen Yang
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We ComiConverse With Gene Luen Yang

March 1st, 2017 | by Kyle King

Gene Luen Yang, currently the writer of DC Comics’ New Super-Man, recently received the prestigious honor of being named a 2016 MacArthur Foundation Fellow. The so-called “genius grant” goes to distinguished individual recipients and fosters their creative endeavors by providing them with a $625,000...

Review: New Super-Man #8

Review: New Super-Man #8

February 13th, 2017 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #8 wrapped up a busy Wednesday for the Superbooks with Training Day: Part Two. Writer Gene Luen Yang once again teamed up with penciller Billy Tan for an issue combining inner awareness with outward action. ComiConverse contributor T. Kyle King is here to...

Review: New Super-Man #7
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Review: New Super-Man #7

January 16th, 2017 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #7 rounded out a busy week for DC Comics’ Super-books by opening a new story arc for Shanghai teen Kenan Kong. Writer Gene Luen Yang was joined by penciller Billy Tan and inker Yanqiu Li for Training Day: Part One. T. Kyle King,...

Review: New Super-Man #6

Review: New Super-Man #6

December 18th, 2016 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #6 closed out the series’ opening Made in China arc this week. Writer Gene Luen Yang and penciller Viktor Bogdanovic capped off Kenan Kong’s initial adventure with a father-son team-up for a superpowered aerial battle. T. Kyle King, who covers all DC Comics...

Review: New Super-Man #5

Review: New Super-Man #5

November 12th, 2016 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #5 arrived on Wednesday, bringing readers the fifth chapter of Made in China by writer Gene Luen Yang and penciller Viktor Bogdanovic. Kenan Kong finds his loyalties tested in an intense issue, which ComiConverse contributor T. Kyle King is here to review. New...

Review: New Super-Man #4

Review: New Super-Man #4

October 15th, 2016 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #4 pits the Justice League of China against the Chinese Freedom Fighters. Writer Gene Luen Yang and penciler Viktor Bogdanovic tie together plot threads running through the first three issues in Made in China — Part Four. T. Kyle King, who covers Kryptonians...

Review: New Super-Man #3

Review: New Super-Man #3

September 17th, 2016 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #3 hit the stands last week, and the third chapter of writer Gene Luen Yang’s and penciller Viktor Bogdanovic’s Made in China brought readers deeper into the world of Kenan Kong, the Shanghai teen who is struggling to come to grips with his...

Review: New Super-Man #2
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Review: New Super-Man #2

August 12th, 2016 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #2 was released this week, continuing the tale of Kenan Kong as he adapts to his newfound celebrity and abilities. In Made in China — Part Two, Kenan learns what it means to be a member of the Justice League of China. T....

Review: New Super-Man #1
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Review: New Super-Man #1

July 17th, 2016 | by Kyle King

New Super-Man #1, the enthusiastically awaited brainchild of writer Gene Luen Yang and penciller Viktor Bogdanovic, was released last week. As one of the most novel products of DC Comics’ Rebirth initiative, the series introduces Kenan Kong, the teenaged Shanghai superhero. ComiConverse’s Superman scribe, T....

Review: Superman #50 Sticks The Landing

Review: Superman #50 Sticks The Landing

March 18th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman #50 was released this week, marking a major milestone for the Man of Steel. The 50th issue of the New 52 Superman’s eponymous publication featured the final chapter of the Savage Dawn saga, bringing to culmination both the long-running Truth story arc and writer...

Superman/Wonder Woman #26 & Superman #49 Double Review

Superman/Wonder Woman #26 & Superman #49 Double Review

February 27th, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman was de-powered by Truth, then he was re-energized by kryptonite, and now he’s headed for Rebirth. The Savage Dawn storyline that will close out the New 52 for the Man of Steel continued its forward momentum with two issues that were released on Wednesday,...

Review: Superman #48
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Review: Superman #48

January 31st, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman has lost his secret identity and most of his powers, but not his fighting spirit. Clark Kent came through Truth to confront Vandal Savage’s fiendish master plan, and the latest chapter was released this week in Superman #48. ComiConverse’s Man of Steel writer, T....

Review: Superman Annual #3
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Review: Superman Annual #3

January 1st, 2016 | by Kyle King

Superman survived Truth, but with his powers reduced and his secret identity exposed. In Justice, Clark Kent tied together the strands of the conspiracy against him, which all led back to Vandal Savage. The plotlines converged in this week’s Superman Annual #3, which ComiConverse’s Man of...

Review: Superman #47
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Review: Superman #47

December 28th, 2015 | by Kyle King

DC Comics is wrapping up its Justice story arc, in which Superman, after having his powers reduced and his identity revealed, attempts to piece together the conspiracy connecting plot-lines from multiple comic book series. Our Man of Steel writer, T. Kyle King, brings us his...

Review: Superman #46
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Review: Superman #46

November 29th, 2015 | by Kyle King

Left with fewer powers and no secret identity by Truth, Superman has begun to track down the many enemies who are conspiring against him in Justice. On Wednesday, the story arc continued as the Man of Steel worked to locate HORDR in Superman #46 by...

Review: Superman #45
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Review: Superman #45

November 1st, 2015 | by Kyle King

Superman came through Truth with his powers diminished and his secret identity revealed. Now, in Justice, the Man of Steel is striking back at the dark conspiracy that brought him from the mountaintop to the valley. The story continued in Superman #45, and ComiConverse’s T....

Review: Superman #43
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Review: Superman #43

August 30th, 2015 | by Kyle King

Our Superman Writer Kyle King is back with another superhuman review! We have all the angles covered for you here on ComiConverse! This week, Gene Luen Yang’s and John Romita, Jr.’s Superman #43 reached the stands, continuing DC Comics’ Truth story arc. The latest issue...

Review: Superman #42
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Review: Superman #42

August 2nd, 2015 | by Kyle King

DC Comics’ Truth storyline continued this week with the release of Superman #42, in which Gene Luen Yang and John Romita, Jr., showed us the powerful and controversial moment when Lois Lane learned for certain that Clark Kent was secretly the Man of Tomorrow. While...

Review: Superman #41
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Review: Superman #41

July 1st, 2015 | by Kyle King

The DC Comics “Truth” storyline, about the revelation of Superman’s secret identity and the reduction of his superpowers, is moving forward, most recently with this week’s Superman #41 by Gene Luen Yang and John Romita, Jr. Initially, I tried to contain my skepticism about the...

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