World Without a Superman

World Without a Superman Written by various Art by various In the ultimate battle Superman sacrificed his own life in order to defeat the rampaging alien Doomsday But now that the planet is saved the world must deal with t

  • Title: World Without a Superman
  • Author: Dan Jurgens Karl Kesel Jerry Ordway
  • ISBN: 9781563891182
  • Page: 156
  • Format: Paperback
  • Written by various Art by various In the ultimate battle, Superman sacrificed his own life in order to defeat the rampaging alien, Doomsday But now that the planet is saved, the world must deal with the loss of their greatest hero Superman s closest allies, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash, and Green Lantern gather as they try to come to terms with the death ofWritten by various Art by various In the ultimate battle, Superman sacrificed his own life in order to defeat the rampaging alien, Doomsday But now that the planet is saved, the world must deal with the loss of their greatest hero Superman s closest allies, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash, and Green Lantern gather as they try to come to terms with the death of their friend And as Clark Kent s fiancee, Lois Lane, tries to cope with the loss of the man she loved, she discovers that Project Cadmus has stolen Superman s body and it is now up to her and Lex Luthor s girlfriend, Supergirl to stop them from cloning the Man of Steel Superman 240pg Color Softcover 19.99 US ISBN 1563891182

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    • Dan Jurgens Karl Kesel Jerry Ordway

      Dan Jurgens is an American comic book writer and artist He is best known for creating the superhero Booster Gold, and for his lengthy runs on the Superman titles Adventures of Superman and Superman vol 2 , particularly during The Death of Superman storyline Other series he has been associated with include The Sensational Spider Man Vol 1 , Thor vol 2 , Captain America vol 3 , Justice League America, Metal Men, Teen Titans vol 2 , Zero Hour, Tomb Raider The Series, Aquaman vol 3 , and the creator of DC Comics imprint Tangent.Jurgens first professional comic work was for DC Comics on Warlord 63 He was hired due to a recommendation of Warlord series creator Mike Grell who was deeply impressed by Jurgens work after being shown his private portfolio at a convention In 1984, Jurgens was the artist for the Sun Devils limited series July 1984 June 1985 , with writers Gerry Conway and Roy Thomas Jurgens would make his debut as a comic book writer with Sun Devils he began scripting from Conway s plots with 8 and fully took over the writing duties on the title with 10 In 1985, Jurgens created the character Booster Gold, who became a member of the Justice League His first work on Superman was as penciller for Adventures of Superman Annual 1 1987 In 1989, Jurgens began working full time on the character when he took over the writing pencilling of the monthly Adventures of Superman.Dan Jurgens was the penciller of the 1990 1991 limited series Armageddon 2001 and co created the hero Waverider with Archie Goodwin In 1991 Jurgens assumed the writing pencilling of the main Superman comic book, where he created a supporting hero named Agent Liberty During his run on Superman, Dan created two major villains, Doomsday and the Cyborg Doomsday was the main antagonist in the Death of Superman storyline Jurgens wrote and drew Justice League America for about one year and in 1993 pencilled the Metal Men four issue miniseries, which was a retcon of their origin story Jurgens wrote and pencilled the 1994 comic book miniseries and crossover Zero Hour He wrote and penciled layouts with finished art by Brett Breeding to the Superman Doomsday Hunter Prey miniseries, which was a follow up to the successful Death of Superman storyline In 1995 Jurgens and Italian artist Claudio Castellini worked on the highly publicized crossover Marvel vs DC In the same year, he gave up the pencilling duties on Superman.Jurgens scripted and provided layout art for the Superman vs Aliens miniseries The story was about a battle between Superman and the aliens created by H R Giger a.k.a the Xenomorphs , from the Alien film series It was co published by Dark Horse Comics and DC Comics in 1995.In January 1996, Jurgens was writer and penciller of the new Spider Man series, The Sensational Spider Man Vol 1 , at Marvel Comics The title was initially conceived to be the flagship showcase for the new Ben Reilly Spider Man it replaced the Web of Spider Man series The initial seven issues 0 6, January July 1996 were written and pencilled by Jurgens Jurgens pushed strongly for the restoration of Peter Parker as the true Spider Man and plans were made to enact this soon, but Bob Harras, the new Editor in chief, demanded the story be deferred until after the Onslaught crossover Jurgens had by this stage become disillusioned with the immense amount of group planning and constant changes of ideas and directions and took this as the last straw, resigning from the title In a past interview several years after his Spider Man run, Jurgens stated that he would like to have another chance on the character, since his run was with the Ben Reilly character during the Spider Man Clone Saga, and not Peter Parker Jurgens had also written and pencilled Teen Titans vol 2 for its entire two year, 24 issue run New Teen Titans co creator George P rez came on board on this incarnation of the Titans as inker for the se

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    • How hard is living in a world when you have lost someoneTHE EMPTINESS OF LOSING SOMEONEEverybody has lost someone at some point in their lives. And when that someone was really close to their hearts, the void left behind in this realm is a heavy burden to carry on. And even worse if it happened when you thought that it would be just another day.Superman is dead. The Earth's Greatest Hero fell while defending Metropolis and its people from the raging stampede provoked by the monster known as Doom [...]

    • Following the events in The Death of Superman, Dan Jurgens brings us an excellent volume filled with stories that reflects on a world without a Superman.This is an essential volume that collects a bunch of issues that show readers how much impact the loss of Superman can have on humanity. From individuals who have lost their source of hope to grave robbers who have evil intentions. I honestly enjoyed how every issue explored different angles on this event, and even focused on Lois Lane's immense [...]

    • This comic collection is far better than I expected. Essentially, it's nine issues that were written to try to let Superman's body cool down a little before DC started the story of bringing him back. I picked up this book with a fair amount of frustration that DC would decide to kill off their most iconic character and then not even have the decency to let him stay dead, so I planned to loathe this set of throwaway stories, but they actually turned out to be well, not quite all the way to "good, [...]

    • Collecting The Adventures of Superman #498–500, Action Comics #685–686, Superman: The Man of Steel #20–21 and Superman #76–77 as well as stories 1 and 4 from Superman: The Legacy of Superman #1, this volume picks up where The Death of Superman left off.Now, in my review of that preceding volume, I expressed a certain disappointment about the content – in particular the fact that the whole thing is just a long drawn-out fight without any proper narrative depth to it. World Without a Sup [...]

    • It was interesting to see how the people of the world (mostly Metropolis) would adjust to Superman not being around anymore. But it got really repetitive really fast. Most of the book was somebody saying something along the lines of "Geez, it sure sucks that Superman's gone now. And Clark Kent is missing, too. Miss Lane must be devastated." That gets a little old. And then there are parts that seem unnecessary, like the scene with the Prankster in prison. That didn't do anything for the story at [...]

    • Purchased this when I was a kid. I meant to get the others but only ended up getting this one. Anyway, this story is well done, i think, and shows the kind of vacuum that occurs once a mighty legend has been taken down. my favorite moment is with Lex Luther, who, after finding out Superman is dead, crashes a chair on Doomsday (the dude responsible for beating Superman) and yelling "he was MINE!".

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    • Un tomo de lloros pero con un par de momentos que son hasta emotivos con los respectivos duelos de Lois y Pa y Ma

    • Dan Jurgens's sequel to Death of Superman meditates upon what happens to the DC Universe when one of its most iconic heroes is no longer alive to save the day. Deeply embedded within aspects of the 4th World, it was refreshing to encounter characters like the Guardian and the NewsBoy Legion outside of Jack Kirby's comics, and Jurgens's investigation into how the media would react to such a situation is intriguing, but overall I find that the final impression this volume leaves on me is not as in [...]

    • Actively painful and embarrassing to read. This is why comics in the late 1970s and early 1980s sucked. What's scary is that this lame piece of garbage was written in 1993. Was I ever juvenile enough not to cringe at page after page of "plain, everyday Americans" proclaiming (in what I can only imagine is the authors' idea of workingman's patois) that "Sooperman was a real Amurrikin"? Lame, boring, bad. Reminded me of a bad Latin American soap opera. I'd call it "World Without An Excuse". Feel f [...]

    • Immediately following The Death of Superman, World Without a Superman illustrates how the D.C. universe reacts to Superman's death. There is some excellent storytelling within these pages, and some excellent emotional resonance. Many of the chapters ended with poignant and memorable moments of grief for the loss of one of the greatest heroes ever written. Many readers have complained that it is corny and contrived, but I can forgive these faults. For me, it was good enough to make me care enough [...]

    • So what is the world without Superman like? Well It's rubbish really, as is the comic. It's just a bunch of comic characters crying and says stupid things like 'I can't believe he's gone', 'What will happen to his body' and 'I never got to say goodbye, he was more my friend than he was yours' etc. It's absolute drivel. An awful money making scam which is quite wrongly regarded as one of the greatest comics of all time. He came back 3 months later and all that was different was his haircut. It sh [...]

    • If anything, this was more interesting than the Death of Superman. It is far less action-packed, but a lot more nuanced. There are some pretty well-written episodes of grief from people who knew Superman well, and some heartening moments of people learning from his example. There is also a mystery story woven in, and I can see how this led up to the Reign of the Supermen storyline, though I can't recall all of the details of that any longer. These books showed a variety of reactions to Superman' [...]

    • Although this arc is definitely dated, it's still an okay read. My main problem with this trade is that there are so many secondary characters here who play a role, and yet I have no idea who in the heck they are. While some are obvious (Supergirl, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, the Kents, etc), I have never heard of most of these people or why they matter. It seems like every second-string character in the DC Universe is making an appearance in this arc.

    • I loved The Death of Superman and The Return of Superman and thought this was a good in-between book. It's not as good as the other two but I did enjoy reading about the reactions of friends, family and enemies after the death of Superman.

    • This is the most disappointing "best-selling" graphic novel series I've ever read! Where do I start? Okaywhat happened to Doomsdayd for that matterwho the hell is (was) Doomsday? Who are these Newsboys and why are they even included being such awful, mood-breaking characters? Why didn't crime skyrocket when Superman left? I'm guessing they didn't really need him that badly after all.UghI'm so angry at the wasted opportunity here

    • This picked up where Death of Superman left off, and had quite a bit more going on plot-wise. Being the middle of the story, I'm naturally left with lots of questions. Mainly involving the relationship between Scottish ape-man Lex Luther and Supergirl. Will look to Return of Superman to finish the story arc, then maybe I'll read some Batman.

    • less Epic due to the gay ending. And in both of these(death and world without)Supergirl is super ANNOYING. She's such a doormat. And Lex looks funny all red-haired and mountain man-y. I'm not sure what look they were going for or why he would look like that and say "love" at the end of every other sentence.

    • There's a lot of cheese in this, with characters narrating their own actions aloud, but it was another era, and it's actually kind of fun. The whole thing is very '90s, but, man, it is honest and genuine. That's a weird critique, but with comic books, there's often a point to prove yourself, and this one's main focus was a loyal dedication to the character of Superman.

    • It wasn't as good as the Death of Superman, but what was good about it was that how what happened to the Man of Steel in it affected his friends and loved ones. But what I like about this the most was the character Jonathan Kent who kept reminiscing about him as a child and Lois Lane having to deal with her loss.

    • This is a nice follow up to the epic Death of Superman. There's a really trippy sequence with Jonathan, which does a good job of looking at his relationship with Clark. However, there's quite a lot going on in this volume, causing it to be more than a little chaotic and jarring at times. The end is totally worth it though.

    • Good, but not great. It has so much potential, and delivered on only some of it. I found the way they explored the anguish experienced by the Kents, Lois, Jimmy, Lex, etc to be really engaging, and wish they would have dove deeper into that angle. Instead, portions of the story line devolved into the cliche sci-fi stuff DC was pumping out at the time.

    • Mainly centered around Project Cadmus' attempts to dissect Superman's body. There is an additional sideplot where the surviving Justice Leaguers attempt to cover Superman's boyscout errands, like watering the Sahara and reuniting estranged families. Plus we get to see Lex Luthor kill a woman for no particular good reason. Primarily a placeholder until Return of Superman.

    • In which Jonathan Clark brings Superman back from the spirit world through sheer old man stubbornness.The Superman funeral stuff was a bit boring, but the stubborn old farmer in the afterlife sequence is well worth the price of admission.

    • Me gustó bastante menos que La Muerte de Superman pero como todavía venía con envión, me entretuvo bastante. Supongo que si en algún momento lo releo le sabré criticar varias cosas que en su momento no vi o no me gustaron. Por ahora me quedo con el recuerdo que es bastante grato.

    • Really good, carries on the story from 'The Death Of Superman' well and gives the reader an insight into life without the man of steel. Great artwork and, although it does get a little weird near the end, well worth a read.

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