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My checklist for the perfect Superman comic book:
Posted by Mark Engblom on December 17, 2008 in Holiday Fun | Permalink
Curt Swan, Jose Garcia Lopez, Murphy Anderson, Superman meets Santa Claus
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Dude! I just bought that issue over the summer. Cool story, very much in a Silver Age vain. DC Comics Presents in general is a fun title to pick up when possible. Another issue of that series that's fun is a team-up between Superman and, of all people, the Joker.
December 17, 2008 at 11:33 AM
Santa Claus is the ultimate superhero. A tem-up with Superman was inevitable.
Chris Mullen |
December 17, 2008 at 03:36 PM
So, obvious question: Did it turn out to be a perfect Superman comic? I ask only because you can come up with a list of the perfect elements and a story could have all those elements and yet still turn out to be a turkey.
Pat Curle |
December 17, 2008 at 11:15 PM
Oh, yeah...it's a great little story, Pat. Not epic or classic by today's standards, but a warm, sentimental bit of fun. Look, any time you've got Superman meeting Santa, that's memorable enough....but the added thrill of Santa's army of toys fighting the Toyman's army of "evil toys"...and the story ending with Superman getting his long-lost favorite Kryptonian toy from Santa...THAT'S a perfect Superman Christmas story.
Mark Engblom |
December 18, 2008 at 07:32 AM
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