Superman #41

"Like Superman, I had two names, one American and the other foreign. I, too, lived in between two cultures. When he travelled from America to the bottle city of Kandor, one of the few remnants of his home culture, I felt a kinship with him. It was a bit like the shift from public school to Chinese language school that I had to go through every Saturday." - Gene Luen Yang

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Superman #40

Normally I'm not one who looks too deep into these kind of things, but I swear the subtext just jumps off the page that I don't know if it can even be considered subtext anymore. Read more... )

Frank Miller and Tom DeFalco cover the Kingpin's origin.

Here's some pages of Frank Miller before he went cray-cray, and Tom DeFalco borrowing the same pages for Spider-Man.

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Jimmy Olsen - during, and post Forever Evil

In the course of Forever Evil, the event that based on how long the ruddy thing has been going on for, certainly lives up to its name, we saw Ultraman invade the offices of the Daily Planet, where Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen are about the only people left.
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Preview art for Superman #32 )

CAPTAIN AMERICA #3: Steve's childhood and other stuff

CAPTAIN AMERICA: STRANDED IN DIMENSION Z was a very sci-fi pulp way to start the most recent Captain America series. And throughout the series are various flashbacks to Steve's 1920s-30s childhood in the Lower East Side, complete with the whole "Steve's father was an alcoholic" that they first revealed in an Iron Man story, IIRC.
Anyway, here's some more about Steve's childhood.

The Bowery Boys were never like this )