Superman/Batman: Absolute Power - Jeph Loeb Reviews
Description:ISBN 1845761448 / Genre: Graphic Novels / Comics / Author: Jeph Loeb, Carlos Pacheco / Paperback / 128 Pages / Book is published 2006-12-22 by Titan Books Ltd
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by - written on 07/04/09 (Very useful, 312 readings)
The Superman/ Batman series that's currently published monthly by DC build upon the Worlds Finest series of comics that concluded a lengthy run in the mid-eighties. The stories in both these magazines partnered the Dark Knight with the Man of Steel in adventures that usually took both of the characters to new places and situations and in some cases were testing grounds for new characters that were elevated into the DC Universe through other series such as Justice League of America. What Superman/ Batman use is the premise of alternate realities as a foundation of the story. Alternate realities can be a good thing if the story is well written and explains how ... Read the complete review
by - written on 13/02/09 (Very useful, 206 readings)
Back in the 90s, DC created Elseworlds, which took some of their major characters and re-imagined them in eras, locations or situations different to the ones we were familiar with. Absolute Power is essentially, an update of that idea, imagining a world in which Superman and Batman were raised as brothers and became dictators, ruling the world with an iron fist. It's an interesting idea - taking two of DC's best-loved heroes and essentially making them "evil" - and it's one which works very well. The basic plot proves immediately gripping, and it's fun to watch heroes behaving badly. There's a lot of fan fun from watching Superman and Batman kick the ... Read the complete review