Publisher: DC Comics
Written by: Paul Dini, Damon Lindelof, Paul Cornell, Pete Woods, Richard Donner, and Geoff Johns
Illustrated by: Pete Woods, Ryan Sook, RB Silva, Gary Frank, Miguel Sepulveda, and Matt Camp
Review by: Matt Peters
I was genuinely surprised by Action Comics #900. Now that the initial reaction from the media has died down regarding Superman “renouncing” America, I was able to go back and read the comic for what it’s intended to be: entertainment.
The first thing to note is that the book’s main story contains the finale of one story and the middle chapter of another. “How’s that possible?,” you may ask. Well, it’s nothing compared to the shield numbering system that was utilized throughout the 1990s, but it can still be a little confusing. Since DC’s Blackest Night storyline, Action Comics has prominently featured Lex Luthor in a leading role. The power he tasted as an Orange Lantern has left him hungry for more, and serves as the basis of the arc. (more…)