I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about for the third post. At first I thought I might write about the Suicide Squad movie and Rebirth comic,.. but instead, I decided to do a follow-up to the previous post with the second issue of The New Super-Man.
The New Super-Man #2
Publisher: DC Comics (Rebirth initiative)
Release Date: August 10, 2016
Written by Gene Luen Yang
Pencils by Viktor Bogdanovic
“Made in China” part two! The New Super-Man must face off against the Justice League of China? When Kenan Kong was imbued with the powers of Superman, he didn’t waste any time using them! Now it’s up to the New Bat-Man and New Wonder-Woman of his home country to bring our hero back down to earth—just in time to stop the attack of the deadly Sunbeam! – Official solicitation
Purchase this comic digitally here.
With the second issue, already we see that even though Kenan’s father slightly represented who Jonathan Kent was to Clark Kent/Superman, Kenan’s father is very different. His father may have some of the ideals of a superhero like Superman, but he doesn’t see it as something that he’s instilling in his son. Jonathan Kent was there for Clark every step of the way as a child to help mold him into who he became. Jonathan knew Clark was someone very special and that he would grow up to do great things for the planet. Kenan’s father is absent and needs to be convinced that his son could perhaps one day embody the things he believes in. Continue reading The Super-Man #2 [Super For The Soul 3]