You surely wouldn’t believe that two high school students have created the oldest superhero character- Superman. Joe Shuster and Jerry Seigel created this iconic superhero way back in 1933, but the fictional character is the best till today. This character has gone through so many changes, and the evolution of this character was drastic. While 52 Superman isn’t something that everyone out there likes, there are some iconic comics of Superman that will make everyone fall in love with it.
Whatever Happened To The Man Of Tomorrow? (1986)
Alan Moore teamed up with the best artists of the period 1950-1970 to create this intriguing final adventure of the Man of Steel with Brainiac, Lex Luthor, and some other foes. Moore made sure that the plot of comic honors the long history of Superman and tried to complete stick to his mythology. This story starts where he has left off for ten years. Yes, he stays invisible for quite a long time Lois Lane recites the tale of Superman. This comic is enthralling and emotional at the same time.
All-Star Superman (2006)
This comic can be considered as one of the greatest art forms in comics. The plot, characterization, and art, everything in this comic is at its best. Grant Morrison made an attempt to take Superman’s character to his very basic form without worrying about any continuity, etc. The character gets his final revenge with Lex Luthor and goes toe-to-toe with Bizarro too. If you love the Man of Steel, then this comic is a must-have because it is equipped with all the elements that will make you go awe.
Last Son Of Krypton (2006)
This comic has an emotional touch with it. A rocket lands in Metropolis with a boy in it. The character thinks that the boy is from Krypton and tries to save him from all his foes on earth. The ways he adopts to save the kid are very intriguing.
Red Son (2003)
Well, this novel is a lot different than the above ones that have been mentioned in this list. If you want to witness a never before Superman, then this is your best option. Superman’s rocket gets crashed in Russia, and Lex Luthor was employed by the American government to combat this character. A different story of Superman, if you want to see Superman differently, then this comic will be a great pick for you. You can also see other characters like Wonder Woman, Batman in this comic.
The Death (1992)
Well, hold your heart now. This happened ages ago. Superman sort of died in his war with Doomsday. Finally, this superhero character has met someone who is his equal. This equal has resulted in his death. The story is very emotional, and the art in this comic is worth saving for. This story will surely leave you in tears.