A tale of loyalty and unlikely friendship featuring two of the most recognizable and popular super-heroes on the planet, SUPERMAN/BATMAN. The iconic super-heroes unite when longtime Superman enemy Lex Luthor, now president of the United States, accuses Superman of a horrible act against mankind, and assembles a top-secret team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in „ dead or alive. But after the Dark Knight Detective proves Luthor's accusations to be baseless, the "World's Finest" duo prepares to topple the corrupt president's reign once and for all.
The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel meet for the very first time--but this adventure takes them to a place far beyond the world they know to places they never thought existed.
A new era for the Man of Steel begins here„crafted by National Book Award nominee Gene Luen Yang (AMERICAN BORN CHINESE) and legendary artists John Romita Jr. (KICK-ASS, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Klaus Janson (BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS). Superman is going through some changes. First, thereÍs his new ñsolar flareî power, which releases tremendous amounts of energy but leaves him functionally human„fragile, vulnerable, prone to hangovers„for 24 hours. But an even bigger change is coming. A new company called Hordr has sprung up, and its business is secrets. If you have one that you want to keep hidden, Hordr can control you„and no one has a bigger secret than Clark Kent. Now, Hordr is threatening to expose ClarkÍs alter ego unless he does everything they command. Will Superman play into the hands of blackmailers to keep his loved ones out of danger? And if the truth that Superman has been hiding is exposed, will it set him free„or ruin his life? Collects issues #40-44 and the 8-page Superman story from DIVERGENCE: FCBD SPECIAL EDITION #1.
The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank redefine the origin of Superman for the 21st century. This explosive story spells out the definitive origin of Superman, chronicling Clark KentÍs journey from the cornfields of Smallville to the skyscrapers of Metropolis. Witness a whole new look at the beginnings of Lex Luthor, The Legion of Super-Heroes, Lois Lane, Metallo, Jimmy Olsen, The Parasite and more of your favorite characters from the Superman family. ItÍs a look at the mythic past of the Man of Steel with an eye toward the future.