Superman #51 Returns To Light'N'Brighty Superman – But Starts On A Downer

We already talked about Batman Vs Superman coming out with a certain ending….


…and then Justice League Of America following suit.

Superman #51 Returns To Light'N'Brighty Superman – But Starts On A Downer

And how while once may be considered unfortunate, twice may be carelessness.

Well what about three times? Today's Superman #51 opens big, with Pete Tomasi and Mikel Janin never looking better together, Janin seemingly combining the best of Gene Ha with Jamie McKelvie in this light'n'brighty Superman tale full of smiles, wonder, Krypto the superdog, respect for his parents, love for his world and Lois Lane.

Yet this is the first page you see.

Superman (2011-) 051-003As Tomai tries to knit together recent storylines, never letting us know which came first, because it; still rather confusing, but just getting on with it…

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But that's okay. He's got his dog back.

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And he's being a bit nicer to his Dad than he was in that movie…

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Note the humans have to use both hands. Just hoping that none of those Atlases shrug…

Palate-cleansing Superman #51 is published today.



About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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