Here’s Jerry Ordway’s fantastic Superman #1 homage cover for Supreme #41, my personal favorite work by Alan Moore and some of the best old-fashioned superhero stories you’ll ever read. Erik Larsen’s reappropriation of the character as a dumb, macho riff on Superman is frankly the artistic equivalent of a war crime and I wish the revived series nothing but the worst. Larsen’s a nice guy and The Savage Dragon is fun, but that character, as originally conceived, is fucking terrible.

Author: samthielman

Sam Thielman is a reporter and critic based in Brooklyn, New York. His blog is, his twitter handle is @samthielman, and if you can't find him you should check The Strand.

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