Kal-El


Let's Take a Look at McFarlane Toys New DC Multiverse Superman Figure

Let's Take a Look at McFarlane Toys New DC Multiverse Superman Figure

McFarlane Toys shocked the figure world last year when they announced they had acquired the DC Comics toy license from Mattel. Since then, there had been little to no news about what they would offer, until ten days ago. It was then they revealed their first eleven figures and even vehicles in a new line […]

'Krypton' Season 2 Cast & Crew Take Viewers Behind the Scenes [PREVIEW]

In addition to the official Krypton season 2 trailer released today by SYFY, the network that dares to screw with your "The Man of Steel" mythology – and we mean that in a good way – has given us this look behind the scenes that reintroduces footage from the second-season trailer alongside perspectives from the […]

Krypton Season 1 Recap

Krypton Season 1: What You Need to Know Before Season 2

The earthling Adam Strange arrives from the future with a warning -- Superman's greatest enemy has traveled back to Krypton to interfere with the timeline, thus preventing Kal-El from becoming the Man of Steel Similar to Marty McFly's fading photo of himself and his siblings, Strange brings Superman's disintegrating cape with him from the future[...]

Action Comics #1002 cover by Patrick Gleason and Alejandro Sanchez

Action Comics #1002 Review: The Most Bendis Superman Comic Yet

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A low-level criminal by the name of Yogurt is dropped from the sky over Metropolis. His boss is ambushed by a superhero, but the boss is killed and the hero badly injured. Reporter Clark Kent investigates the death of "Yogurt," but new Daily Planet reporter, Goode, believes it to be an act of […]

Superman #2 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Superman #2 Review: The Quest for Plot Advancement

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Earth has been pulled into the Phantom Zone through unknown means, and Superman is doing everything he can to keep the planet from immediately falling part. He contacts the Justice League through Martian Manhunter's telepathic network, and none of the team has any answers. Meanwhile, Rogol Zaar is tearing his way back […]

Superman: Action Comics #1001 cover by Patrick Gleason and Brad Anderson

Action Comics #1001 Review: The Fun Superman Book

It helps that the worst Kal-El threatens him with is consequences from the kid’s mom.The back half with the group of criminals is the tried and true Bendis tactic of the bumbling criminal one-line-athon It does feel like it’s filling space more than actually contributing anything to the comic, and it’s the weakest part of[...]

Superman #1 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Superman #1 Review: A Downplayed Start

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Superman goes into space to look for Lois, Jon, and the alleged Jor-El. He has no guide, though, and the only thing he finds is a Dominator fleet heading straight for Earth. He deals with the problem and returns home. He desperately misses his family, and the Justice League tries to console him. […]

Man of Steel #5 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #5 Review: Bringing Back the Quality

Seeing Kal-El battle this beast in the orbit of the Earth to the tune of Adam Hughes art is pretty fantastic.The issue slows down after that, with Supergirl responding to another fire in Metropolis followed by the arrival of the Justice League.We get what went down between Clark, Lois, Jon, and the alleged Jor-El[...]

Man of Steel #4 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #4 Review: The Awkward Middle Child of the Story

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Superman and Supergirl are now facing Rogol Zaar in Metropolis. He shows incredible strength and cunning, even enough to face both Superman and Supergirl. Kara is fighting in a perpetual fury due to the fate of Kandor, but Kal knows that this fight could potentially tear Metropolis apart. He tries to push Rogol […]

Man of Steel #3 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclairs

Man of Steel #3 Review: Making Superman Hurt

Rogol Zar makes his move against Superman, and it leaves Kal-El devastated.I won’t spoil the specifics here, but Man of Steel #3 makes some large changes to a big part of Superman’s lore — well, beyond Rogol Zar apparently being the actual cause of Krypton’s death That one we already knew about.This issue handles the[...]

Man of Steel #2 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #2 Review: The First Issue Wasn't a Fluke

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In the past, we find a Guardian and an intergalactic king arguing after the death of Krypton. They both know that Rogol Zaar is somehow responsible, and the king thinks that the Guardian, Appa Ali Apsa, may have participated. In the present, new Daily Planet reporter Robinson Goode begins stirring up trouble and […]

Superman Special #1 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

Superman Special #1 Review: DC's Continued Superman Quality Streak

The Man of Tomorrow’s comic output has been very satisfying with talented writers.As such, I’ve been on a bit of a perpetual Superman high.All three stories of this special are enjoyable and highlight emblematic elements of Kal-El that his fans adore.The first shows him and his son upholding a promise while punching dinosaurs — which[...]

The Man of Steel #1 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

The Man of Steel #1 Advance Review: Brian Michael Bendis Understands Superman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Some time in the forgotten past, an angry alien warlord named Rogol Zarr tries to warn leaders from disparate cultures of the danger posed by the Kryptonians and their expanding interplanetary industry. He is overlooked but not deterred. In the present, Superman investigates a series of mysterious arsons, a pair of villains, and […]

Action Comcs Special #1 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes

Action Comics Special #1 Review: Another Great Superman Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A Lex Luthor from the future returns through time to enact his final revenge against Superman, and it just may be Lex Luthor of the present that saves the Man of Steel. Then, at a White House Correspondents' Dinner, reporter Clark Kent riffs on Lex Luthor in a vicious comedy routine. Finally, Lois […]

DC Natioon #0 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

DC Nation #0 Review: Two Out of Three Isn't Bad, Plus It's Free in Digital

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Joker pays a man named Roger Martello an extended visit while waiting for a very special invitation. The Daily Planet tries to cope with the leaving of Lois Lane and the arrival of a promising new hire. The Justice League tries to stop a threat on Colu before it reaches Earth with […]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of […]

Happy 80th, Kal-El: Bleeding Cool's Favorite Superman Moments

Superman is the most iconic and recognizable character in comics history, and today Kal-El celebrates his 80th birthday April 18th, 1938 marks the first appearance of The Last Son of Krypton in Action Comics #1 and is celebrated across the infinite universes as good ol' Clark's natal day.[caption id="attachment_676222" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Superman's first appearance on[...]

Action Comics #999 cover by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse

Action Comics #999 Review: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Cyborg Superman?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] General Sam Lane visits his daughter, Lois, and grandson, Jonathan, for the first time. While this tense reunion is happening, Superman is breaking apart an asteroid that could have threatened the Earth. Within the asteroid, he finds a crystalline material that will help him with a different problem: Cyborg Superman in the Phantom […]

Teen Titans Go! to the movies

Nicolas Cage Will Voice Superman in the Teen Titans GO! Movie

This has to be a dream come true for him- he famously named his son Kal-El after Clark Kent's Kryptonian birth name He once owned one of the more impressive vintage comic collections ever, until someone stole part of his collection, including his copy of Action Comics #1.And of course he was once tapped to[...]

Superman: Action Comics #998 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes

Action Comics #998 Review: A Satisfying Finale to an Overlong Story

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Superman and Booster Gold are in the process of being executed by the Zod Family's heat vision. Their only hope was Skeets, and he appeared to be destroyed. However, the little robot had a few more tricks up its sleeve, and he may just be able to save our heroes. Even if he […]