Superman and Lois “Pilot” – A Review

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uWh5JdynBUM For the first time in a decade, a live action Superman show is once again on TV.  That is pretty awesome. I’ve watched all of Tyler Hoechlin’s appearances on Supergirl and enjoyed them, and definitely enjoyed Crisis last year, which teased a new, upcoming storyline for the Man of Steel. When a new series …

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Superman Artist Spotlight: Steve Rude

  “That’s maybe the only one, because it was derived from the Shuster version.”  - Steve Rude, on influences to his animation art style Steve Rude is truly an artist’s artist. His simple, streamlined and highly emotive style was huge when he caught on in the indie comics scene of the 80s, and has propelled …

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Superman: Man of Tomorrow- A Review

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=weOF9_FGjOk I may not talk about it much, but I really am a fan of animated Superman stories. As I said a few years ago when reviewing the latest Donner Superman release, I think the Max Fleischer Superman shorts are right there as one of the best adaptations of the character outside of the comics. …

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“Becoming Superman” by J. Michael Straczynski- A Review

“Then I stumbled upon Max and Dave Fleischer’s Superman cartoons... The scene that lit up my brain like a Christmas tree showed Superman using his cape to protect Lois Lane from a cascade of molten metal. Rather than being angry at her for getting in trouble, he was gentle and brave...”  - Becoming Superman, pg.32 As …

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