Clark Kent is headed to Metropolis in this week’s release of Secret Origins #3.  DC Comics has released a sneak peek of the issue that arrives on November 25, 2009.

Superman: Secret Origin #3
Written by Geoff Johns; Art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal; Covers by Gary Frank

So long, Smallville; hello, Metropolis! Join Geoff Johns and Gary Frank as they explore a very different Metropolis from the one we currently know – one that has yet to experience life with Superman as its protector. Witness the transformative power one person can have on a city as young Clark Kent joins The Daily Planet, and Superman takes to the skies and gives everyone a reason to look up. Over the years, Superman has come to mean everything to Metropolis, but be here to learn why Metropolis means everything to Superman!

via DC Comics


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  1. I admit, I’m not sure but didn’t Sam Jackson have to give his consent for the continued use of his likeness as Nick Fury after he heard about The Ultimates comic? Maybe that’s why it kind of bothers me that Reeve’s likeness is being used here. It almost feels trivial or like he’s being taken advantage – now that he’s been dead for few years – to sell copies.

    Although you don’t have to be an intimate friend of Geoff Johns to believe that’s not even REMOTELY the intent of the creating staff. I dig that it’s a tribute – I do – to a beloved version of Superman that even 30 years later is very hard to beat.

    While George Reeves was my first exposure to a live action Superman, he was long dead when I first saw him on TV. When Christopher Reeve’s tragedy occurred and he chose to stay alive and fight to see a cure to his paralysis, he took a road that I’m not afraid to admit I wouldn’t have.

    And I guess, at the end of the day, besides the acting role, he was and always will be MY Superman.

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