Written by: Max Landis
Art by: Joelle Jones, Rico Renzi and John Workman
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: January 13, 2016
I can't tell you how much Max Landis and his American Alien book caught me off guard. When it was announced, it seemed like nonsense and I looked at reviewing it as a chore that I would do for the good of the site. Then I read the first issue and Landis turned my frown upside down. Maybe it was partly because of the state of the Superman books at the time, but that would really be selling Landis and this book short because it was friggin' awesome! We got a cute retelling of Clark's childhood with a hint of darkness creeping just out of reach and I loved every minute of it. Then, the darkness showed it's face in the second issue and it blew my mind. I know that doesn't take much, but seriously, it blew my goddamn mind! So, coming into this issue I had huge expectations and was really unsure if Landis could possibly top his first two issues. Well, did he? Let's find out...