What was Mark Waid's issues with the 1986 retelling?
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03-08-2013, 06:13 PM
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Re: What was Mark Waid's issues with the 1986 retelling?
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The reason why people think Superman is boring is because John Byrne took all the interesting stuff away from him.
The reason why many people think Superman is boring is because they feel Superman's way too super powerful, which makes him bland, dull, vanilla to them. Which is why John Byrne lowered Superman's powers in the comics, and boosted the comics sales in the '80s, but everything he did on his Superman revamp was reversed many, many, many years age.
If the Superman III movie had been a huge success, and if Superman comic books were the top sellers for DC in the early to mid '80s and were not considered boring by anybody, then DC's President/Publisher Jenette Kahn and Vice President/Executive Editor Dick Giordano wouldn't have even asked John Byrne to revamp Superman in the first place. But in reality DC's top seller in the early to mid '80s was The New Teen Titans by Marv Wolfman and George Perez (and the Crisis on Infinite Earths maxi-series by Marv Wolfman and George Perez in 1985).
took all the interesting stuff away from him.
All of the interesting stuff? Such as? This all of the interesting stuff of Superman to you?
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