Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Groove's Faves: "The Man Who Murdered the Earth!" by Wein, Swan, and Anderson

Dig it, Groove-ophiles! With Superman #248 (December 1971), Len Wein, Curt Swan, and Murphy Anderson gave us an action epic featuring Superman, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, and Lex's "latest" creation, The Galactic Golem! GG was a little bit cosmic, a little bit legend, a little bit Frankenstein's Monster--and a whole lot ugly! Prepare for..."The Man Who Murdered the Earth!"
Cover art by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson



















Check it out, Groove-ophiles! The Galactic Golem's second appearance in Superman #258 is even cooler (imo) than his debut tale! Be on the lookout for it here on the Diversions...soon!

4 comments:

  1. This was and is. swan detain at Their Best. Half way Thru. I realized Grant Morisson used. And Updated the idea in All Star Superman. All Luthor. Who said you can't update an oldie pure Silver Age.
    Thanks.

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  2. I still own this. Bought it new when I was nine. Many a time as a child, I reread it.

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  3. "Oh I just removed every living thing from the planet"

    What an ending!

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  4. why didn't he send the golom into that dimension? save everyone else a trip.

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