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New Superman story from Mark Russell and Mike Allred promises to be a ‘classic in the making’

A new three issue prestige format title, "Superman: Space Age," from Mark Russell and Mike Allred is set to be released by DC July 26, 2022.

Meet  Clark  Kent,  a  young  reporter  who  just  learned  that  the  world  will  soon  come  to  an  end  (“Crisis on Infinite Earths”) and there is nothing he can do to save it. Sounds like a job for his alter ego…Superman.

“Superman: Space Age” from critically acclaimed writer Mark Russell (“One-Star Squadron and The Flintstones”) and Eisner-winner artist Mike Allred (“Silver Surfer” and “Bowie: Stardust,” “Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams”) will be available in comic shops on July 26, 2022.


“This is a dream project for me,” said Mark Russell. “Not only because I get to work with a genius like Mike Allred, but because I’ve always found Superman such a philosophically fascinating character, one which forces us to ask how different would the world be if we chose to be our best selves?”

After years of standing idle, the young man from Krypton defies the wishes of his fathers to come out to the world as the first superhero of the Space Age. As each decade passes and each new danger emerges, he wonders if this is the one that will kill him and everyone he loves. Superman realizes that even good intentions are not without their backlash as the world around him transforms into a place as determined to destroy itself as he is to save it.

“SUPER pumped to finally reveal what we’ve been working on in secret for so long,” said Mike Allred.  “Easily my biggest project for DC yet. Working with Mark Russel and his brilliant script has been a blast!  Packed with head-spinning iconography, top tier characters, twists, thrills, and chills, resulting in a powerful instant classic epic! It’s been simultaneously intimidating and inspiring to meet the challenge of illustrating this phenomenal project!”

Uniting the critically acclaimed writer Mark Russell and Eisner-winner Mike Allred for the first time,  this  series promises fans an unforgettable journey through U.S. history and culture starring our beloved characters.

The first of three issues will be available at local comic book stores on July 26, with a new issue coming out every two months. “Superman: Space Age” no.1 features a main cover by Mike Allred, open to order variant cover by Steve Rude, a 1:25 variant cover by Nick Derington and a 1:50 variant cover by Mike Allred.

‘Superman: Space Age’ no.1

  • Written by Mark Russell
  • Art and cover by Mike Allred
  • Variant cover by Steve Rude
  • 1:25 variant cover by Nick Derington
  • 1:50 variant cover by Mike Allred

$9.99 US | 80 pages | 1 of 3 | Prestige
ON SALE July 26, 2022


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