It's Superman!

It's Superman!

A Novel

Book - 2005
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Grand Central Pub
The world's most popular and enduring super hero and acclaimed novelist Tom De Haven come together to create the extraordinary It's Superman!a novel that reinvents the early years of the Man of Steel. Opening with the young Clark Kent on a date, the novel takes an entirely fresh approach to the emergence of his superpowers and the start of his newspaper career, following him from rural 1930s Kansas across america to Hollywood in its golden age, and then to New York City. He meets a worldly Lois Lane and conniving political boss Lex Luthor, and begins his battles against criminal masterminds, mad scientists, and supervillains inspired by fascists. Sure to appeal to fans of the TV show Smallville and the novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, as well as devoted comic book readers, It's Superman is a fun and fast-paced novel of thrilling invention, heroic escapades, ill-fitting costumes, and super-sized coming-of-age angst.

Baker & Taylor
A fictional account of the early years of the Man of Steel follows a young Clark Kent through his teenage years and coming of age, the emergence of his superpowers, and the beginning of his newspaper career, as he first meets Lois Lane and the conniving Lex Luthor and launches his crime-fighting efforts.

Blackwell North Amer
The world's most enduring super hero and acclaimed novelist Tom De Haven come together to create It's Superman! - a novel that reinvents the early years of the Man of Steel. Opening with the young Clark Kent on a date, the story takes an entirely fresh approach to the emergence of his superpowers, following him from rural 1930s Kansas to Hollywood in its golden age, and then to New York City and the start of his newspaper career. He meets a worldly Lois Lane and political boss Lex Luthor, and begins his battles against criminal masterminds, mad scientists, and supervillains inspired by fascists. It's Superman is afast-paced tale of misadventures, ill-fitting costumes, and heroic escapades.

Baker
& Taylor

A fictional account of the early years of the Man of Steel follows a young Clark Kent through his teenage years and coming of age, the emergence of his superpowers, and the beginning of his newspaper career, as he first meets Lois Lane and the conniving Lex Luthor and launches his crime-fighting efforts. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2005
ISBN: 9780811844352
0811844358
Characteristics: 425 p. ; 24 cm

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