Strange visitor from another world who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands… and who, as the champion of the common worker, fights a never-ending battle for Stalin, Socialism and the international expansion of the Warsaw Pact.
In this startling twist of a familiar tale, a certain Kryptonian rocketship crash-lands on Earth carrying an infant who will one day become the most powerful being on the planet. But his ship doesn’t land in America. He is not raised in Smallville, Kansas. Instead, he makes his new home on a collective in the Soviet Union!
From the mind of Mark Millar, the best-selling writer of THE AUTHORITY and Wanted, comes this strangely different take on the Superman mythos. Featuring art by Dave Johnson, Kilian Plunkett, Andrew Robinson, and Walden Wong, with an introduction by film producer Tom DeSanto (X-Men, X2: X-Men United, Transformers), this Deluxe Edition also features an extensive sketch gallery by Johnson, Plunkett and Alex Ross.
Dropping out university in his final year, Mark Millar pursued a writing career through ventures at 200 A.D. and Bristish television before finding success—and Eisner Award nominations— on DC's SUPERMAN ADVENTURES and THE AUTHORITY for Wildstorm. Millar has since scribed many bestselling titles, including Marvel Comics Civil War. The Ultimates and Ultimate X-Men, while creator owned works such as Wanted and Kick-Ass have been made into motion pictures. The Scotland-born and bred author resides in Glasgow with his family.