Superman: A Celebration Of 75 Years

How To Fix DC's 'Superman: A Celebration Of 75 Years'
How To Fix DC's 'Superman: A Celebration Of 75 Years'
Last week, I took a hard look at DC's recent Superman: A Celebration of 75 Years hardcover, and to say I found it lacking is putting it mildly. Despite reprinting some very, very good stories, the tone of the collection was overwhelmingly, oppressively grim at best, and felt like the publisher was embarrassed by the very character they were claiming to celebrate at worst. It was more than a little
The Problem With DC's 'Superman: A Celebration of 75 Years'
The Problem With DC's 'Superman: A Celebration of 75 Years'
Whenever a publisher puts out a "Best Of" collection for a long-running character, it's always really interesting to see what kind of stories make the cut. They make a fascinating look at the character -- not just the past, in the stories being reprinted, but in how revealing they are about the attitudes about those stories when they're all collected. If you go back through books like Th