Frank Miller and John Romita, Jr.'s "Superman: Year One" coming this June
After months of silence we’re finally getting some news about Frank Miller and John Romita, Jr.’s Superman: Year One, and yeah, it’s looking pretty great. Part of DC’s Black Label imprint, Year One will be a three-issue miniseries detailing the early days of the Man of Steel. Based on the press release, it looks like Miller will be exploring Clark’s upbringing with the Kents and his relationships that define his humanity, which I am all for. Besides that, the covers from JRJR are absolutely gorgeous, so check out the details below.
FRANK MILLER & JOHN ROMITA JR.’S SUPERMAN: YEAR ONE ARRIVES THIS JUNE IN COMIC SHOPS WITH COLLECTION IN NOVEMBER
This June, legendary creators Frank Miller (Batman: Year One/Batman: Dark Knight Returns) and John Romita Jr. (Daredevil: The Man Without Fear/The Amazing Spider-Man) will share their definitive origin story for the Man of Steel in SUPERMAN: YEAR ONE from DC Black Label. Beginning with the release of large-format periodicals in the months of June, August and October, the complete story will be available for collection in bookstores everywhere November 2019.
SUPERMAN: YEAR ONE is a coming-of-age story for the future Man of Steel, featuring a young alien-boy just trying to find his place in a new world. Faced with the need to hide his heritage and powers in order to survive, Clark will find his humanity through the grounding of the Kent family and the relationships that will define the man he will become. Told by two of the most revered voices in comics, SUPERMAN: YEAR ONE is more than a superhero story – it’s about the choices made by Clark Kent on his path to becoming a legend. It’s a testament to the importance of choosing to become a hero.
Superman: Year One #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on June 19.