EBOOK/EPUB Superman – Action Comics, Volume 5: What Lies Beneath â Greg Pak
free download ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB ã Greg PakB 78% Good Notes A keen "Exposition On Predisposition The Human "on predisposition the human and bold intuition it s told with duality and juxtaposition I love when I m surprised by a book I ve ead Greg Pak before he s not eally my kind of writer and after Grant Morrison left action comics i didn t expect the series Comics I didn t expect the series be as good but the first volume of Pak and Aaron Kuder s un is uality Lana Lang happens to be part of a mining operation in Venezuela which unwittingly unleashes a subterranean monster Superman to the escue The book starts off with the chaff There s a wholly pointless ehashing of Superman s origins taken "from the short lived and unpopular Secret Origins series is there honestly "the short lived and unpopular Secret Origins series is there honestly Street-Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties reading this who isn t 100% clear on Superman s origins at this point and a Zero Year tie in where Morrison s t shirt and jeans Superman saves a ship in a storm The latter isn t bad but totally unnecessary Bullshit aside we finally get into the main storyline What Lies Beneath which looks like a straightforward Superman hits Godzilla type monster story at first but develops into something nuanced and interesting Pak writes aeally good Superman The inner monologue sounds The Back House Ghosts right his actions and it lives up to its title of Action Comics with some big action scenes are bang on he s putting preserving life ahead of everything this feels like Superman as he should be Without giving too much away about the monster the story is broadly about misunderstood outsiders being perceived as one thing because of their looks and beingejected a very Superman theme The non human characters tend to behave humanely than normal humans as the Godzilla monster Baka isn t the Haven: A Graphic Novel real threat an American called Ghost Soldier is The bes. This BATMAN ZERO YEAR tie in features theeintroduction of a major character as a cocky young Superman battles the forces of nature to save Gotham. T Superman fights are the ones where he "s not just stupidly hitting something as hard as he can a la James Robinson s Superman with "not just stupidly hitting something as hard as he can a la James Robinson s Superman with Soldier s phased weaponry which can pass through solid objects he can cut into and damage Superman s body without the MacGuffin of kryptonite which I m pleased to say isn t in this story at all Superman is shown to be vulnerable and has to think of other ways to defeat his opponent Better yet Ghost Soldier actually has character
"development too showing "too showing he isn t one dimensionally evil I look forward to seeing of him and his shady organisation Harrow in the next book Pak writes a strong Lana Lang who s sorta like Lara Croft here whose friendship with Clark is convincing and enjoyable Refreshingly there s no Lois Lane being forced into the story to get Superman to talk about himself and there s no Daily Planet or Lex either Pak shows Superman needn t be formulaic and that s a big part of why his take works so well Maybe it s because his style Physical Basis of the Direction of Time, The. the Frontiers Collection. reminds me a little of Chris s but I loved Aaron Kuder s art There are someeally striking images throughout and I didn t mind the New 52 Superman outfit as much with Kuder drawing Baka does sorta look a bit like the Bamfs from Wolverine and the X Men though and the Ghost Soldier design is a tad unexciting and bland Their Action Comics isn t as cerebral as Morrison s but Pak and Kuder prove to be an excellent creative team for Superman Their first book together is full of great stuff from strong characterisation wonderful art and a fast moving compelling storyline The test of a worthwhile Superman writer is someone who can stay true to the character without esorting to making him dark or evil and stil. City Superman must also figure out who or what is the Ghost Soldier and what mysterious ties does he have to The Man of Steel Will he side with Supe. .
Impaired: A Nurse's Story of Addiction readingun See I The Forever Court (Knights of the Borrowed Dark read volume 1 3 and after 3 I was drained cause Morrison wrote the last two volumes to hurt me So then Iead volume 4 and it was OKAY But still I was burnt So I didn t eturn till near the Truth arc and skipped volume 5 6 and went into 7 8 I shouldn t have done that Though I ll skip 6 cause here it s awful Volume 5 is eally a book you can pick up BY ITSELF It s very good self contained superman story that hits all the Ola Shakes It Up right marks Clark is going around the city saving the world but before we get that we get a little Zero Year story about clark Then we turnight into modern day where we get a eunited Clark and Lana Lang Except they meet up again because a big blue monster is attacking her What I liked I fucking LOVED the chemistry and dialog between Lana and Clark It s so well done and feels authentic OK so I ead this ight after Greg Pak Batman Superman Vol 2paired together the lesson is this Clark needs to be like Batman1 he asks Lana not to call him Clark just like Bruce asks of him2 he ushes in headfirst without analyzing and to call him Clark just like Bruce asks of him2 he ushes in headfirst without analyzing and how Bruce would wait and get Intelbecause of this innocent creatures die Had he waited it s possible some would have died as well so who knowsAlso the art is terrible and too many artistsThe Zero Year story is boring just a way to introduce Lana again The Origin isn t secret or needed For what it was its Ok thoughI dunno this just didn t do a ton for mejust not bad enough to be 2 stars It s so efreshing to ead a GOOD Superman book for a chang. Rman as he is caught in the middle of the military's battle with subterranean monstersCollects Superman – Action Comics #25 29 and Secret Origins. ,