The promise of a partnership between Damien Wayne and any son of Superman carries plenty of potential just from its premise alone
In comics jargon, “gutter space” is the blank area between the panels; save perhaps for the (admittedly awesome) reveal on the last two pages, the entirety of issue #966 could have been relegated to said gutter.
Between Jurgan finally hitting his stride and Segovia proving his chops as well, Action Comics is beginning to make me a believer in Rebirth.
Christians view Jesus as God with His split-curl slicked back and black-rimmed glasses obscuring His face… As such, Action Comics these last few months has perfectly paralleled my own personal pilgrimage.
Action Comics is finally addressing one of the more interesting plot points introduced in Rebirth, namely the co-existence of Clark and Kal as man and Superman, respectively.
Jurgens may be writing a smarter Superman than is often depicted, but he’s certainly not writing a smarter comic book than fans of the genre have grown accustomed to.
Segovia’s otherwise gorgeous art unfortunately contributes to the derivative, uninspired storytelling which has plagued Action Comics throughout Path of Doom.
Path of Doom commits all the same sins as Dawn of Justice sans any of its saving graces.
The overstated significance which Lois ascribes to Doomsday’s ’90s debut echoes that era’s overinflated importance by DC themselves of late.
Lex Luthor is the best main-continuity “Superman” in recent memory. Rao help us all!