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Superman for All Seasonsby Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale and Bjarne Hansen
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Before the legend...
Before the icon...
Before the Man of Tomorrow...
There was Clark Kent, a young man coming to terms with the awesome power that fate had granted him. Experience the majestic tale of his transformation from country boy to the world's greatest hero.
A tale of Superman's earliest adventures told on a mythic scale by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, the Eisner Award-winning creative team behind Batman: The Long Halloween and Batman: Dark Victory, with spectacular coloring by Bjarne Hansen.
The Eisner Award-nominated miniseries by Batman: The Long Halloween's Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale — following the Man of Steel from Smallville to Metropolis — is collected in for the first time in paperback!
The catalyst for the Smallville television program, Superman for All Seasons is an emotional and insightful examination of Clark Kent's transformation from a powerful boy into a heroic man. Told through the course of four seasons in the Man of Steel's adolescent life, this coming-of-age tale humanizes the alien from another planet so that he is not only realistic but also relatable. Featuring indepth characterizations of Lana Lang, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane and the Kents, this groundbreaking story of a simple midwestern boy with awesome abilities illustrates that it is the man, not the powers, that make Clark Kent a hero.
About the Author
Jeph Loeb is an Emmy award nominated and Eisner award winning writer/producer living in Los Angeles. In television, his many credits include Smallville, Lost and Heroes and in film, Teen Wolf and Commando. In comics, he is best known for his work with the supremely talented artist and partner-in-crime TIM SALE on BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS,CATWOMAN: WHEN IN ROME for DC as well as Daredevil Yellow, Spider-Man Blue and Hulk Gray for Marvel.
Tim Sale is not only the artist for the numerous collaborations with Jeph Loeb listed above, but has also worked on DEATHBLOW, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT, Grendel, Wolverine/Gambit: Victims, Billi 99, Amazon, and various other projects. He had the distinct honor of being the first creator chosen for the artist spotlight series SOLO.
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