Superman: Brainiac (New Edition)

Superman: Brainiac (New Edition)

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Overview

Finally back in print after years of demand, Superman: Brainiac is brought to you by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, the award winning, best-selling creative team behind the blockbuster hits Doomsday Clock and Batman: Earth One!

An evil from Superman's past has returned. The Man of Steel faces his greatest challenge yet as his adoptive world crumbles down around him.

Before arriving on Earth as an infant, the people of Superman's home planet, Krypton, experienced the horrors committed by Brainiac, a cold and callous alien being who is obsessed with acquiring all of the knowledge the universe has to offer—be it by force or by surrender. Now Brainiac has set his sights on destroying Earth and finishing off the Last Son of Krypton once and for all. The Man of Steel has fought Brainiac many times before, but he's utterly unprepared for his old foe this time. And if that weren't enough, thousands of invader probes have been launched with the sole mission of destroying all technology on Earth!

Collects Action Comics #866-870.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401290238
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication date: 07/10/2018
Edition description: New
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 335,042
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Geoff Johns is an award-winning writer and one of the most popular contemporary comic book writers today. Johns is the author of the New York Times best-selling graphic novels Aquaman: The Trench, Blackest Night, Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War, Justice League: Origin, Superman: Brainiac and Batman: Earth One which hit #1 on the bestseller list. He is also known for transforming Green Lantern into one of the most critically and commercially successful franchises in comics.

Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting and film at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an assistant to Richard Donner, director of Superman: The Movie. He and his mentor Donner later co-wrote Superman: Last Son, featuring the return of General Zod.

Johns has written for various other media, including episodes of Smallville, Arrow and Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, for which he was nominated along with his co-writers for an Emmy. He is the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment and resides in Los Angeles, California.

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Superman: Brainiac 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Sean_From_OHIO More than 1 year ago
I have never really enjoyed reading Superman in the comics because he is always too powerful and his, as with most DC Comics characters, is too convoluted. Here, however, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank present and amazing straight forward story with layers and depth without confusion. I really liked Supergirl even though her costume doesn't make sense unless you're a thirteen year old boy. Brainiac always seemed cool and imposing and here he was an ultra level threat. The end was heart breaking and Frank's art portrayed everything with remarkable realness despite being alien. Overall, a great book that I already want to reread. A+
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Such a great read made even better in nook format!
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