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Kneel Before the Many Incarnations of Zod

Kneel Before the Many Incarnations of Zod

How has General Dru-Zod evolved into one of Superman's most famous arch-foes? Fresh off his most recent appearance in "Man of Steel," CBR News examines the many incarnations of this Kryptonian villain.

POLL: What's Your Favorite Comic Book Bromance of All Time?

POLL: What's Your Favorite Comic Book Bromance of All Time?

One of comics most enduring partnerships was reborn with the release of Greg Pak and Jae Lee's "Batman/Superman" #1 earlier this week, leading CBR to wonder: What's your favorite comic book bromance of all time?

"Smallville's" Michael Rosenbaum Wants to be "Man of Steel's" Lex Luthor

"Smallville" alum Michael Rosenbaum has gone on the record to say "there’s really no other choice" to play Superman’s arch-nemesis in the sequel to director Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel."

Cavill Hopes

Cavill Hopes "Justice League" Movie "Won't Be Right Away"

"Man of Steel" star Henry Cavill shared his thoughts on why Superman should wait a while before teaming up with his DC Comics super friends in the long-planned Justice League movie.

That Time Lois Lane Tried to Seduce Superman’s Dad

That Time Lois Lane Tried to Seduce Superman’s Dad

In CSBG's latest spotlight on the strangest comics of all-time, check out Lois Lane heading back in time and attempting to seduce Superman's dad, Jor-El! Yes, it's as messed up as it sounds!

Villains Month Unites Bedard, Brainiac & Black Manta

Villains Month Unites Bedard, Brainiac & Black Manta

Writer Tony Bedard spoke with CBR about his upcoming Villains Month issues of "Aquaman" #23.1 and "Superman" #23.2 featuring Black Manta and Brainiac, expanding on their significance to September's "Forever Evil."

Jim Lee

Jim Lee "Unchains" Superman

DC Comics Co-Publisher and superstar artist Jim Lee tells CBR about his latest with Scott Snyder in "Superman Unchained," the Man of Steel's storytelling challenges, D&D world building and a WWII villain.

Greg Pak & Aaron Kuder Take Over

Greg Pak & Aaron Kuder Take Over "Action Comics"

The newly-minted "Batman/Superman" writer and the recent Superman family artist will join forces as Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder lay claim to "Action Comics" starting with November's #25.

PREVIEW: Pak & Lee's

PREVIEW: Pak & Lee's "Batman/Superman" #1

DC Comics has released a lettered preview for Greg Pak and Jae Lee's hotly anticipated "Batman/Superman" #1. The new ongoing series starring the New 52's world's finest heroes debuts June 26.

"It's Easy Time-Traveling to Krypton Before it Blew Up" & More Comic Clichés

CSBG's collection of recurring comic book plots includes the latest addition, all the times characters just happened to time-travel to Krypton before it exploded -- Jimmy Olsen even spanked baby Superman!

TOYING AROUND: Licensing Expo Announcements & More SDCC Exclusives

TOYING AROUND: Licensing Expo Announcements & More SDCC Exclusives

New "Man of Steel," "Kick-Ass 2" and "Star Wars" Comic-Con International in San Diego exclusives were revealed this week, while "Guardians of the Galaxy" & "Godzilla" lines were announced at Las Vegas' Licensing Expo.

"Being Superman's Pal is Bad for Your Health" & More Cool Comic Covers

CSBG's collection of comic book cover themes includes the latest, a gallery of times where Superman has killed -- or is killing -- Jimmy Olsen or Lois Lane. Superman's not a bird or a plane, he's just plain deadly!

DC & Sanrio Team Up For Hello Kitty Superhero Products

DC & Sanrio Team Up For Hello Kitty Superhero Products

WB Consumer Products and DC Entertainment have partnered with Sanrio for a new line of Hello Kitty items featuring the international marketing icon dressed as her favorite DC Comics heroes.

Soule and Daniel Join Forces for

Soule and Daniel Join Forces for "Superman/Wonder Woman"

Charles Soule and Tony Daniel share some early thoughts with CBR about their new series from DC Comics starring the New 52's ultimate (super)power couple: Superman and Wonder Woman.

That Time Lois Lane Hypnotized A Baby to Get Superman to Marry Her

That Time Lois Lane Hypnotized A Baby to Get Superman to Marry Her

In the latest CSBG spotlight on bizarre comic book stories, check out the time Lois Lane tried to hypnotize Superman into marrying her while he was trapped in the form of a baby! Don't miss the twist ending!

Nolan Opposed

Nolan Opposed "Man of Steel's" Controversial Ending

Many fans were dismayed by the controversial ending of director Zack Snyder’s "Man of Steel," and they weren't alone: Producer Christopher Nolan initially balked at the scene. Warning: Spoilers!

Charles Soule, Tony Daniel Launch

Charles Soule, Tony Daniel Launch "Superman/Wonder Woman"

This October, writer Charles Soule and artist Tony Daniel unite DC Comics' most recognizable power couple in a new ongoing monthly series with "Superman/Wonder Woman"

Will

Will "Man of Steel 2" Land in Theaters in 2014?

A new report pegs Warner Bros.’ "Man of Steel" sequel to arrive as early as next year, with the long-developing Justice League film on track for release in 2015.

"Man of Steel" Sets New Record for June Openings

The latest Superman film takes the No. 1 spot at the North American box office this weekend, bringing in $125.1 million since Thursday to become the biggest June opening of all time.

"Superman Saves the Day One Last Time?" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

This week CSBG featured a collection of the coolest Superman moments, including the time he saved the world -- one last time -- in the pages of Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely's "All-Star Superman."

Woman of Steel: Adams' Lois Lane Brings Dose of Humanity to Reboot

Woman of Steel: Adams' Lois Lane Brings Dose of Humanity to Reboot

While "Man of Steel" may have many faults, the characterization of Lois Lane isn't among them. As portrayed by Amy Adams, she's dedicated to finding the truth, and more comfortable in a flak jacket than in a pantsuit.

TOYING AROUND: A Cavalcade of SDCC Exclusives

TOYING AROUND: A Cavalcade of SDCC Exclusives

Diamond Select Toys, Icon Heroes, Dark Horse and more get in on the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive game while new "Man of Steel," "Pacific Rim," Sailor Moon and Spider-Man pieces debut in this week's TOYING AROUND.

Superman Legends Revealed!

Superman Legends Revealed!

In honor of the "Man of Steel" film releasing this weekend, CSBG has collected every single entry of their past Comic Book Legends Revealed columns over the years spotlighting Superman!

"Man of Steel " Soars to $56.1 Million Through Friday

Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan's Superman film is on course for a $122-125 million opening weekend in North America.

The Line It Is Drawn - Super Superman Team-Ups!

The Line It Is Drawn - Super Superman Team-Ups!

With "Man of Steel" in theaters, the gang at the Line it is Drawn drew your suggestions for Superman team-ups, including Invincible, zombies, Love & Rockets and...Stephen Colbert?!?

"Man of Steel" Nabs $21 Million Midnight Debut

"Man of Steel" reports a strong U.S. midnight debut, boasting an estimated $21 million box office take, surpassing both "Iron Man 3" and "The Avengers'" midnight numbers.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Celebrating Superman!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Celebrating Superman!

It's an all-Superman edition of Comic Book Legends Revealed! Find out the origins of Superman's S! Discover whether Jerry Siegel reviewed Philip Wylie's Gladiator! And what is...super-imagination?

The 75 Greatest Superman Stories Of All TIme

The 75 Greatest Superman Stories Of All TIme

With a new movie debuting today and his 75th anniversary being celebrated around the world, CSBG readers voted and here are their choices for the 75 Greatest Superman Stories of All-Time!

"Man of Steel's" Zack Snyder on Directing His First (Actual) Superhero Movie

Zack Snyder, the director of "300" & "Watchmen" spoke to CBR about turning his ironic approach to mythmaking on its ear by telling a superhero origin story that's completely straightforward.

Shelf Life - 6/13/2013

Shelf Life - 6/13/2013

Just prior to seeing "Man of Steel" on the big screen, Ron talks about his near limitless affection for Superman as a character, including the thrill he felt writing several of his adventures.

Could

Could "Man of Steel" Have A $100 Million Opening Weekend?

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have projected an $85 million opening weekend for Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" with some analysts predicting up to $105 million over the three days.

POLL: Which Pre-

POLL: Which Pre-"Man of Steel" Actor Embodies Your Ideal Superman?

Henry Cavill may be on the cusp of becoming the Superman for a generation, but for now, CBR want to know which previous actor to take on the live action role embodies your ideal Man of Steel.

Siegel & Shuster Heirs' Lawyer Vows to Continue Superman Legal Battle

Siegel & Shuster Heirs' Lawyer Vows to Continue Superman Legal Battle

Despite a series of seemingly definitive decisions in DC Comics’ favor, attorney Marc Toberoff vows to continue his battle with Warner Bros. over the legal ownership of Superman.

Hans Zimmer:

Hans Zimmer: "Man Of Steel's" Man Of Music

Hans Zimmer discusses the process of creating the right music for Zack Snyder's reimagining of the Superman origin story, "Man of Steel," while living up to legacy of the iconic theme John Williams created 35 years ago.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Superman, Seinfeld and Peter Parker

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Superman, Seinfeld and Peter Parker

In honor of the Man of Steel's new movie, CSBG spotlights a few Superman Easter eggs, including cameos by Jerry Seinfeld, Peter Parker and pretty much every Superman creator from the 1990s!

ADVANCE REVIEW: Snyder & Lee's

ADVANCE REVIEW: Snyder & Lee's "Superman Unchained" #1

Jim Johnson gives "Superman Unchained" #1 by Scott Snyder and Jim Lee 4.5 stars, saying of the debut series issue, "This is the Superman that fans really wanted at the dawn of the New 52."

Deborah Snyder on Reimagining Superman for a Modern Audience

Deborah Snyder on Reimagining Superman for a Modern Audience

Deborah Snyder, wife and producing partner of director Zack Snyder, spoke one-on-one with CBR about rebounding from "Sucker Punch" to produce "Man of Steel," the most nuanced film interpretation of Superman yet.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "One Piece" Returns; Dubai as Comics Center?

"One Piece" returns after two-week hiatus! Is Dubai the world's next major comics center? Why Superman stands the test of time! A look back at crusade to get Siegel and Shuster credit and benefits! Plus more!

WB Fast Tracks

WB Fast Tracks "Man of Steel" Sequel, Justice League Rumors Swirl

Days before "Man of Steel" opens in theaters, Warner Bros. is said to have already fast tracked a sequel for the Superman film, while rumors of an imminent Justice League movie announcement continue to swirl.

CBR REVIEW:

CBR REVIEW: "Man of Steel"

Superbly acted with many great fight scenes, Zack Snyder's new Superman film, "Man of Steel", runs long, makes as many poor choices as great ones and falls short of being a completely satisfying whole.

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