All Star Superfan Issue no.22: SUPERMAN ’78 SPOILER REVIEW + Christopher Reeve in comics!

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Alan and Rob take a look at all of the comics explicitly set in the world of the Christopher Reeve movies, notably the comic book adaptations of “Superman III: and “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace,” with Rob managing to drive Alan insane with his impressions of Gus Gorman, Ross Webster, Lex and even Lenny Luthor.

Plus, we take a special look at “Earth Prime no.2: Superman and Lois” (which contains a very specific nod to the Reeve movies!) Later on, we give our spoiler-filled thoughts on the hot new series “Superman ’78,” which aims to return fans to the world of Metropolis as envisioned by Richard Donner. Our thoughts on the series might surprise you! Use the timecodes below to jump around!

“Superman ’78” Vol. 1 is available now in print and digital, as is “Earth Prime no.2: Superman and Lois”


  • 00:05:24 — “Superman III” adaptation review and discussion
  • 00:32:30 — “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace” adaptation review and discussion
  • 00:59:23 — SPECIAL: “Earth Prime no.2: Superman and Lois” review and discussion
  • 01:14:58 — “Superman ’78” 1-6 spoiler review and discussion

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Rob O'Connor

By day, Rob O’Connor is a TV producer working in Ireland on a number of successful series. By night, Rob keeps his horizons broadened with a steady diet of 90s teen dramas, video games and superhero comics. The phone won’t stop ringing.

Alan Burke

Alan has an extensive knowledge and passion for comic book literature and the legacy of Superman in particular. Alan is an avid collector of rare comic book and film memorabilia and believes that comic book characters, such as Superman, represent the equivalent of a modern day mythology. Alan believes that fictional comic book characters, such as Superman, represent the modern day equivalent to the Gods of ancient mythology.

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