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It’s A Bird

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DC Comics / Vertigo Comics
Writer: Steven Seagle
Art: Teddy Kristiansen
FC, 136 pgs, $24.95 US / Higher in Canada

Despite his status as the most famous comic book hero of all time, Superman has never been easy for me to relate to. He’s too powerful, too perfect, too…alien. It seems I’m not alone –- even Superman’s writers can’t seem to come to terms with him. Such is the premise of It’s A Bird, a graphic novel memoir from Steven Seagle and DC’s Vertigo. Partly an autobiography and partly a dissection of comics’ most recognizable icon, the story follows Seagle’s trials and tribulations as he struggles to understand the last son of Krypton, and himself in the process. Continue reading