The Man of Steel #2
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: 75¢
2013 NM Price: $4.00
Stats: 22 color pages plus “Meanwhile…” letters column
Writer & Penciller: John Byrne
Other Artists: Dick Giordano, Tom Zuiko, John Costanza
Notable Notes: Introducing… Lois Lane!
Early Superman Stories
I’m not sure how many other times the early Superman stories have been retold in comic form, probably a lot, but I sure enjoyed reading them in this series. Since I’m way too young to have been around during the Golden and Silver Age of comics, my main reference for Superman’s origins came from the 1978 movie, so it was very fun to read about all those “big” moments in a comic book – and one that didn’t cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to boot!
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