In our recurring feature, ComicsAlliance brings you the best comic book adventures that do not, could not, and sometimes should not exist: Great Comics That Never Happened! This week, Chris Sims and the amazing artist Kerry Callen bring you the Silver Age version of Supe
On sale later this month from Vertigo is Marzi: A Memoir, a new graphic novel written by Marzena Sowa and illustrated by Sylvain Savoia that recalls scenes from Sowa's life as a young girl living in Poland in the last years of Communism. The book contains the sort of Iron Curtain imagery you'd imagine, but seen through the innoc
This week sees the release of a deluxe hardcover edition of Mark Millar's"Superman: Red Son," an alternate-universe story that explores what happens when the rocket containing baby Kal-El of Krypton lands on a farm collective in Soviet Russia instead of in the heart of Kansas, and the world's greatest super-hero is raised as a dirty commie!
It's a great read, but it does have a slightly flawed premise, in that it assumes that Soviet super-heroes are a rarity, which is just not the case!
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