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George Perez Explains His New 52 Superman Woes

posted Jun 25, 2012, 8:20 AM by Vu Sleeper

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George Perez Explains His New 52 Superman Woes
By
Andy Hunsaker June 25, 2012

One of the big hopes for the New 52 was the chance to bring Superman back to the fore, but that hasn't seemed to turn out quite the way DC had hoped. Grant Morrison's Action Comics has swerved all over the place, and Superman is about to get its third writer in Scott Lobdell and they're only ten issues in. Over on Bleeding Cool, there's an interview with the first New 52 Superman writer, the legendary artist George Perez, who gave some insight into the creative troubles with his series.

You can see the direct quote on that site in the link above, but it boils down to this:

1.)  When Perez took the job, he had no idea Morrison was writing Action Comics five years earlier, so Perez couldn't really write what he wanted, as he had to wait for Morrison's story to unfold, and Morrison wasn't sharing the details of his book with much of anybody, leaving Perez in a holding pattern.

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