Friday, June 14, 2013

The Grooviest Covers of All Time: The Super Six of the Groovy Age

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! Today is the big day for Superman fans the world over! Man of Steel is prepared to blow us away and yers trooly is ready for it! Still, though, the folks behind MoS have made it clear that this isn't a "comicbook Superman", which makes me a bit nervous, but then the recent trio of Batman flicks haven't been our "comicbook Batman" either, and I dug them. So what has all of this to do with the Groovy Age? Nothing really, but in my warped brain, it does! See, the real Superman films began with Superman the Movie in 1978, followed by Superman II in 1980, Superman III in 1984, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace in 1987, and Superman Returns in 2006. Get it? No? Man of Steel, though it's a reboot and isn't s'posed to have anything to do with the first five, is still gonna be the sixth Superman movie, which gave me the idea to showcase my favorite six Superman covers of the Groovy Age. Get it now? No? Well, it makes sense to me, but then, I understand myself all the time! Anyway, dig on these suh-wheet Superman-centric covers for a while, okay?

3 comments:

  1. Nice selection; can't argue with that last one in particular, since it's also one of my personal favorites as well. In fact, there's quite a few Garcia Lopez covers that would make my personal favorites list, including the first four issues of DC Comics Presents.

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  2. Superman III in 1984 or Superman III-this time it's crap, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace or Superman IV: The Quest for Piss.

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  3. I would nimante Superman 247 because it has the Guardians of the Universe on the cover lecturing good ol' Supes. Just a wild and different cover. And the story for its time was a great one.

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