JUMPING ON POINT: Adventures of Superman #1

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This week sees the print release of Adventures of Superman #1, a digital-first series of short Superman stories set out of continuity. Made by top level creators, The Adventures of Superman is a great for anyone who wants to read a short self contained Superman story without having to worry about continuity.

This issue is comprised of 3 short stories. The first, by Jeff Parker (Hulk and Thunderbolts) and Chris Samnee (Daredevil and Thor: The Might Avenger), square off against a man with powerful telekinetic powers. Justin Jordan (Strange Tales of Luthor Strode) and Riley Rossmo (Green Wake) tell a story Superman and his battle with the backwards Bizzaro. Finally, Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth and Animal Man) writes and draws the Superman taking down a variety of villains, or is he really?

If you are pumped to see Man of Steel next month this is a great comic to jump into as each story is self contained and does not require any knowledge of continuity  making a very new reader friendly series.

You can pick up Adventures of Superman #1 at all good comic book stores from May 29th.

Below is the regular cover by Bryan Hitch, the variant cover by Chris Samnee as well as a preview of Jeff Parker/Chris Samnee story as well as the Jeff Lemire story.

The Adventures of Superman #1 cover by Bryan Hitch. DC Comics 2013 The Adventures of Superman #1 variant cover by Chris Samnee. DC Comics 2013 Adventures of Superman #1 preview 1. Jeff Lemire. DC Comics Adventures of Superman #1 preview 2. Jeff Lemire. DC Comics Adventures of Superman #1 preview 3. Jeff Lemire. DC Comics Adventures of Superman #1 preview 4. Jeff Lemire. DC Comics Adventures of Superman #1 preview 1. Jeff Parker Chris Samnee. DC Comics Adventures of Superman #1 preview 2. Jeff Parker Chris Samnee. DC Comics Adventures of Superman #1 preview 3. Jeff Parker Chris Samnee. DC Comics

And if that is not enough Superman for you, check out the Superman Comics You should Read.

If you check this series out then leave a comment down the bottom or tweet us @HowtoLoveComics.

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Trevor Van As

Trevor Van As is the founder of How to Love Comics and has loved comics all his life. When he's not reading or talking about comics he can be found eating frozen yogurt and dancing like no one is watching.

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