SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL - In this fastpaced, revelatory book, Superman begins his ascension to iconic hero as he leaves Smallville and becomes Metropolis's revered protector and guardian. Featuring the Man of Steel's legendary first encounters with Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, and Batman, this amazing book also includes a deadly battle with Bizarro, a fateful encounter with Lana Lang, and Superman's astonishing discovery of his Kryptonian heritage. SUPERMAN: FOR ALL SEASONS - Telling the story of his physical and emotional journey from the plains of Smallville to the concrete canyons of Metropolis; Clark's tenuous first steps toward the realization that even his great power has limits...and that, ultimately, the most powerful man alive is only a man. Leaving Smallville behind, he meets the woman he will one day marry, earns the hatred of his deadliest foe, and learns the lessons that will transform a simple farmboy into the greatest champion of justice the world has ever known. SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT - Witness the making of a legend, as Clark Kent learns the tough lessons needed to become the World's Greatest Hero! Also watch as Lex Luthor comes to Smallville, befriending Clark. But its a relationship that may ultimately spell disaster for Metropolis and the Man of Steel. ACTION COMICS #800 - From his arrival on earth to when he finally donned his famous costume, Superman's life is re-examined, and a new character who inspired him to be a reporter is introduced. Plus, in more reality-based vignettes, we look at the effect Superman has had on everyday people! Now, I know many will pick Man of Steel. But I would rather all of you know or have read all of these at least for balance. I have read #800, and I thought it was great. If you want to know why, let me know. Still, before/after you vote, please post what you voted and why.