action comics #1051 is finally here, and fans can’t get enough of a spicy reference to Superman’s Future State era. While looking for board games, Jon Kent stumbles across something he never expected to see in his parents’ closet. Namely, the costume in which Superman wore Future State: Worlds of War. If you can think back, The Man of Steel was basically that nickname made literal because all he had was a cape and the El Family Crest on his bare chest. The logo and his cape were held in place by…chains…and you can tell what he’s doing in the bedroom closet! Needless to say, many Superman fans were refreshed by the show’s new direction. Check out some of the best nodding jokes below!
In the all-new Superman story, the family ushers in a new era: “Action Comics #1051 launches a new format for DC’s most action-packed title, delivering not one, not two, but three epic Superman adventures. and the entire Super-Family.!Following the explosive events of Action Comics #1050, the world’s relationship with Superman has changed forever, the upper limits of his supercharged powers have yet to be reached, and the transformation of Metropolis by House of El, led by Steel, began.” says DC. “But Lex Luthor has found the perfect instrument with which to undo everything Superman strives to achieve: Metallo, whose hatred of Superman is matched only by his hatred for Luthor himself.”
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“Then, in ‘Lois and Clark 2: Doom Rising,’ Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks return to tell the story of young Jon Kent on the farm with his parents, learning his abilities, coming of age…and battling the Doombreaker?! And finally, Power Girl returns in the first part of a three-part story from Lazarus Planet! This issue marks the first appearance of new characters, new costumes, and a new era of Action Comics! It all starts here!”
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