Re: What was Mark Waid's issues with the 1986 retelling?
Originally Posted by BATS N' HORNETS
It just seems to me that the 1986 stuff and on well into the 90's did this thing with Superman where he was made very contemporary and fresh but kept what was always so strong about the character since his inception. I think after Jurgens, Stern, Ordway etc. kind of left the character, something just hasn't been the same. I can't put my finger on it.
The Stern/Ordway Superman had a dry sense of humor. This helped humanize him.
I'm Superman! I'll ...Always be Superman! - Clark Kent in the Conduit story line.
Until I read this I hadn't realized the curse that being Superman was.