Episode #82: Comics in 1986 | “The Man of Steel” Miniseries (1986)

If you want to understand the basis for the modern take on Superman, you have to start with Richard Donner’s 1978 film and John Byrne’s 1986 comic book miniseries. The Crisis on Infinite Earths had just ended, the Silver Age Superman had bid everyone farewell, and it was time to establish a Superman for the modern age. In this episode, I review the 6-issue miniseries and talk about what it did well, its flaws, and whether or not Superman is still relevant today.

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