Forget everything you know about The Man of Steel and brace yourself for a staggering new take on the world's most popular Super Hero. Superman: Earth One asks, what would happen if the origin of The Man of Tomorrow were introduced today for the very first time? Return to Smallville and experience the journey of Earth's favorite adopted son as he grows from boy to Superman like you've never seen before!
J. Michael Straczynski, the creator of Babylon 5, joins forces with rising star artist Shane Davis (Superman/Batman: The Search For Kryptonite) to create this original graphic novel that gives new insight into Clark Kent’s transformation into Superman and his first year as The Man of Steel. This is the first in a new wave of original DC Universe graphic novels, featuring top writers’ and illustrators’ unique takes on DC characters.
J. Michael Straczynski has worked in television, comics and, most recently, motion pictures. In comics, he is known for The Amazing Spider-Man, The Twelve, Thor and Silver Surfer: Requiem, as well as Superman: Earth One Volumes 1 & 2 and Before Watchmen for DC Comics. He is the creator of the hit TV series Babylon 5, and was nominated for the 2009 Best Writer Eisner Award. In movies, he is known for writing films including Changeling, Thor and a forthcoming reinterpretation of Forbidden Planet.
Shane Davis is a graduate of the prestigious Joe Kubert school and current exclusive artist for DC Comics. Although he is relatively new to the industry, he is a fast-rising star that has made a name for himself with his breathtaking artwork on titles including Green Lanturn: Rage of The Red Lanterns, Mystery In Spaceand Superman/Batman: The Search For Kryptonite.
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