Reinventing Superman while Rebooting DC Comics
Look! Not far from the ground! It’s a …guy! Hm. The old taglines just don’t seem like they’re going to fit this time around! But that’s sort of what DC Comics is hoping as they creep closer to the big reboot of the entire DC Universe, ushering in a new Superman for a new era. While he’s still known as Kal-El from Krypton and Clark Kent from Earth, this Superman shows much more of his Kryptonian heritage, trying to find his place on our world. And he’ll have to do so without parents (biological or adopted) and Lois Lane, the latter no longer his steady girl – just another young lady at the Daily Planet. We’ll see how Superman learns his evolving powers, just as we learn them right along with him.
The creative teams for three of the books in the new DCU are:
- Superman, by George Pérez and Jesus Merino
- Justice League, by Geoff Johns and Jim Lee
- Action Comics, by Grant Morrison and Rags Morales