Imagine a reality where the world's most powerful super-being does not grow up in Smallville, Kansas - or even America, for that matter... SUPERMAN: RED SON is a vivid tale of Cold War paranoia, that reveals how the ship carrying the infant who would later be known as Superman lands in the midst of the 1950s Soviet Union. Raised on a collective, the infant grows up and becomes a symbol to the Soviet people, and the world changes drastically from what we know - bringing Superman into conflict with Batman, Lex Luthor and many others. The acclaimed story by writer Mark Millar and artists Dave Johnson & Kilian Plunkett is collected here, featuring an extensive sketch section by Johnson, Plunkett and Alex Ross. Collects SUPERMAN: RED SON #1-3.
About the Author
Mark Millar has written some of the most successful English-language comics in recent years. His recent projects are Marvel's CIVIL WAR, ULTIMATES 2, ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR and WOLVERINE. CIVIL WAR was featured on everything from CNN to MTV for the public unmasking of Spider-Man. His comic WANTED was a hit movie in 2008 starring Angelina Jolie.
"I waited years to read this story and Millar did not disappoint. Once again, Mark proves he has one of the most original voices in comics, not to mention a particularly distinct grasp of the comic book super-hero. And good God, is it gorgeous to look at too."—Kevin Smith
"Millar takes a massive gamble here with one of the world's most enduring icons."—The London Sunday Times