Mind is effin blown. I agree it definitely is one of the best New 52 issue. I can't stretch enough how much I enjoyed this and how it aches to know that the run will end soon.
Confusing? I thought this book was crystal clear and lucid.
I hope Princess Landlady is ok...
Pull List; seems to be too long to fit in my sig...
Y'know, I know Morrison has a reputation for complexity and borderline-incoherence in his stories sometimes, but seriously, if you've been paying the *slightest bit* of attention while reading Action Comics up until now, I don't understand how this issue could be classified as confusing at all.
I'm not too huge a fan or Morrison and his issue is a good example why. I don't know what I just read and I'm pretty sure what I DO know doesn't make any sense. I suppose it was "good" in a "it wasn't bad" sort of way but it seemed to me a lot like watching a movie with the "chapter shuffle" feature on while fast forwarding and simultaneously being high on a Red Bull and Vicodin cocktail.
I thought this issue was pretty much an epiphany, myself. It explains and reveals many of the twists and turns of Morrisons ENTIRE run!
Seriously, this issue explains it all. And it's a hoot, because it adds even more to the mythos, with the fleshing out of Mxy's character, and his motivations for his silly pranks. The truth is that's precisely what they are! He doesn't care all that much about it, because he's only doing it as a little magic-trick!
Morrison is a tremendously intelligent writer, that much is certain. He demands a lot from his readers, but if you can keep up, you will be rewarded accordingly.
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This book was by far the worst Action Comics book since the reboot. Yes reboot not launch.
I was so frustrated reading the book it made my veins pop out.
Action Comics #15 is the BEST Action Comics book since the reboot. Yes, reboot, not launch. I'd love to explain why but many people who posted here have already given really great reasons.
They exist in five dimensions, so their concept of time is different. He's like Dr. Manhattan. He can see the past, present, and future all at once...as one event.
So Superman is losing in the past, present, and future all at once.