A tale of loyalty and unlikely friendship featuring two of the most recognizable and popular super heroes on the planet, SUPERMAN BATMAN PUBLIC ENEMIES pairs the Man of Steel with the Dark Knight The iconic super heroes unite when longtime Superman enemy Lex Luthor, now president of the United States, accuses Superman of a horrible act against mankind, and assembles a top secret team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in dead or alive But after the Dark Knight Detective proves Luthor s accusations to be baseless, the World s Finest duo prepares to topple the corrupt president s reign once and for allCollects Superman Batman Jeph Loebjust this name is enough to motivate me into reading this series, and Mr Loeb really doesn t disappoint Plus the artwork is also good.PS and President Lex Luther isn t such a bad idea after we saw what is going on in the real life USA This is literally like a McDonald s value meal for the eyes I consumed something, yes, but it s not lasting and I don t feel sated Sigh. You can find my review on our blog by clicking here.The world s oldest question Superman or Batman Now, what if it isn t always a or The two titans haven t always been either side of the fence Although their sense of justice and their means vary grandly thanks to differences in their childhoods, there are various similarities that bring these two togetheroften than not Legendary Jeph Loeb brings forth one of the many popular series that stars the World s Finest duo as they tackle You can find my review on our blog by clicking here.The world s oldest question Superman or Batman Now, what if it isn t always a or The two titans haven t always been either side of the fence Although their sense of justice and their means vary grandly thanks to differences in their childhoods, there are various similarities that bring these two togetheroften than not Legendary Jeph Loeb brings forth one of the many popular series that stars the World s Finest duo as they tackle the danger that lies within their reach With Gods roaming Gotham and Metropolis, it is only fair to find non believers among the crowd Superman Batman Volume 1 Public Enemies reunites the two biggest members of the Justice League in a story of survival President Lex Luthor announces that an imminent meteorite made out of nothing other than the famous and scrumptious Kryptonite is heading straight towards Earth Jumping on the opportunity, Luthor convinces the world that Superman is at fault and conveys a Wanted Dead or Live order on Superman, with an extra 1 billion dollars on his forehead With a special secret team in the palm of his hands, known villains appear from the shadows to take up for grabs the great Superman and his partner, Batman.Dark, gritty, cynic, and filled with death, it wasn t Simply put, this first volume to the series was simple, action packed and passionate on several level The first issues gets both titans to meet again over mysterious circumstances and lead them into a confrontation with a villain who might hold pertinent information for Batman s past Until we get a blast from the past with the arrival of Future Superman, things start to become urgent and chaotic The alert of an imminent treat as well as disclosure on a potential mistake lead Superman and Batman to quickly hatch up a plan to seize the danger Until the President comes forth to the media and puts the whole weight of the danger on Superman s back Accused for the giant chunk of Kryptonite coursing its way through the galaxy to Earth, Superman and Batman team up to take down Lex Luthor and find a solution to the problem in the sky It is only from this part on that we re gifted with a dose of DC Universe and its almighty collection of superheroes and villains Page after page, we re treated with a nifty collection of fights between Superman and Batman against the world.I m quite thankful that this turned out a lot better than The Dark Knight Strikes Again, because that sequel was one atrocious pile of poo With Ed McGuinness artwork, this first volume captures abubbly and cartoonish illustration Although it does exhibit a finely drawn artwork, it felt a lot closer to an animated TV show put on paper It isn t a bad thing, but it does take away any attempt to make it anything close to sinister The artwork does however put forth acolorful palette and gives all the characters avibrant and popping presence After all, with the countless number of appearances, especially the inclusion of both Superman and Batman s families , the artwork was a great complement While we re still on this subject, I d even say that the whole experience was so overwhelming, but still remained satisfying Seeing the beloved heroes of DC unite in one volume and figure out their different allegiances was probably the highlight of this volume.Hey man, how is it passionate on several level Well, friend, listen here Although it might have been unintentional, Jeph Loeb s writing for this volume depictedbromance than necessary Aside from the sexual jokes toward a certain character Yes You Power Girl , Superman and Batman s relationship is probably the most exuberant part To highlight this, I ll definitely point at the narration Original and clever overall, it however also added an extra layer of acute admiration for each other Superman and Batman Throughout the volume, both Batman and Superman narrate the story with background descriptions on themselves and comparisons to their fellow partner As they continuously alternate bubbles, each pair are fairly similar and showcases the similarities between the two heroes, despite their differences But these very similarities also show admiration and a level of bromance that slightly spills over the threshold Even if the narration is overlooked, some scenes between these two Gods illustrates the love nonetheless However, I did enjoy how laid back Batman seemed, and giggle a little bit at his inability to panic and rush While on the other hand, Superman s recklessness and simpleton manner held some comedic value.Superman Batman Volume 1 Public Enemies is still a fun and adrenaline pumped volume It s never a bad thing to have the two blockbuster superheroes share the same panel and wreck havoc against shared enemies Another part I actually enjoyed are the allusions done to chess The idea behind the metaphors was fun and invigorating It showed tactic, strategy and chemistry I do have to say that I m a sucker for anything related to chess I see a lot of things like a game of chess And now I see Batman in the mist of it Win Even if the volume as a whole was quite hectic and simple plot wise, it remained a fun and creative path taken by Jeph Loeb If you ask me, Jeph Loeb knows his chess pieces and doesn t hesitate in making good use of them Although there are plenty of other series that are far superior to this Superman Batman series, this still remains one of the many long series that has attracted attention and brings two of our favorite heroes together.Yours truly,LashaanLashaan Trang Bloggers and Book ReviewersOfficial blog thought it would be a good idea to check out one of the many series where Superman and Batman are under the same spotlight before Batman v Superman comes out It s one thing to see them team up instead of fighting each other, but to see them go beyond bromance Wish it didn t go overboard The artwork felt so bubbly like it was made to have a animated adaptation in the future which it does The story is fairly simple, but the first volume contains a HUGE chunk of DCU I wonder if it has as many as The Dark Knight Strikes Again One thing s for sure, this was by far better than Frank Millers attempt to put every hero in one book.The story is fun nonethelessif you can overlook all the flaws that jump in your face P.S A full review will before BvS comes out in theaters Yours truly,LashaanLashaan Trang Bloggers and Book ReviewersOfficial blog Honestly, this is my second favorite Batman Superman story It does such a great job showing why Bruce and Clark share a bond to begin with Loeb did a great job with Bruce and Clark s narratives being parallels of each other You see them reading each other s minds throughout the entire case, being on the same page, thinking almost exclusively about each other throughout the entire arc Bruce is constantly worried about Clark s safety and going so far as to say he d be okay with whatever punish Honestly, this is my second favorite Batman Superman story It does such a great job showing why Bruce and Clark share a bond to begin with Loeb did a great job with Bruce and Clark s narratives being parallels of each other You see them reading each other s minds throughout the entire case, being on the same page, thinking almost exclusively about each other throughout the entire arc Bruce is constantly worried about Clark s safety and going so far as to say he d be okay with whatever punishment Clark doled out to Luthor because of what Luthor had done to Clark Clark worries about Bruce constantly and expresses a secret wish that Bruce would stop being Batman, despite all the good he s done, because Clark worries that it will one day get Bruce killed They understand each other so completely and have such a storied past It s wonderful to see and I really enjoy reading a story where their bond leads to them saving the day not just fighting each other The only detriment for me was that I forgot how poorly the women were used in the three or so pages they were present Didn t appreciate Power Girl being told her usefulness in this plot was to distract a 13 year old with her boobs hey, thanks or the random kiss between Luthor and Waller that resulted in an incredibly OOC response from her Again, in some cases, better to not feature women at all if this is how they re going to be used I love Loeb s Superman Batman If you haven t checked these out, you are seriously missing out on the fun. An okay read So this my first time reading the comic for this story, their was an animated film of this story, that I have watched over ten times Unfortunately overall, I think I like the animated film better My major issue with this story is just how confusing a lot of it is, I don t wanna spoil, but so much stuff happens in this one book that its crazy I can see why the animated film they had to simplify the story a lot, but this one time, it was for the right reasons So basically the s An okay read So this my first time reading the comic for this story, their was an animated film of this story, that I have watched over ten times Unfortunately overall, I think I like the animated film better My major issue with this story is just how confusing a lot of it is, I don t wanna spoil, but so much stuff happens in this one book that its crazy I can see why the animated film they had to simplify the story a lot, but this one time, it was for the right reasons So basically the story is that a giant Kryptonite meteor is headed for earth, this is during that period in the comics when Luthor was President, and Luthor blames Superman for the meteor In the most stupidest way possible,on that later Usually I like Luthor, he is by far my favourite Superman Villain, but this and Batman v Superman, are the two times where I didn t like him they do explain later why he is acting so weird, but for me it was too late Also my other gripe is the reason Luthor gives for blaming Superman, for the meteor, its like really stupid That s something I m glad they changed in the movie , and the fact that most of the heroes eat it up, and just believe whatever Lex says, really stupid Positive s I love how the book constantly contrasts Batman and Superman, from the awesome opening to end, its written and done really well But overall guys, I m disappointed, I wanted to love this story, but overall, I d rather watch the movie then read this again I am so loving that I committed to readinggraphic novels in 2014 because books like this are so much fun I m actually a Marvel guy and have never read much in the DC universe but this book was a blast Asteroid heading toward earth President Lex Luthor offers a bounty on Superman blames the asteroid on him and an all out battle royal ensues It s pretty much everyone against Superman Batman Soloman Grundy, Hawkman, Green Lantern, Power Girl yea , Mister Freeze, Captain Cold, Mongu I am so loving that I committed to readinggraphic novels in 2014 because books like this are so much fun I m actually a Marvel guy and have never read much in the DC universe but this book was a blast Asteroid heading toward earth President Lex Luthor offers a bounty on Superman blames the asteroid on him and an all out battle royal ensues It s pretty much everyone against Superman Batman Soloman Grundy, Hawkman, Green Lantern, Power Girl yea , Mister Freeze, Captain Cold, Mongul, Lady Shiva, Nightshade, Grodd and about 20that I didn t recognize Reminded me of the job of reading Marvel s Secret Wars back in the 80 s.The story is much deeper than I m giving it credit for but what I enjoyed was the fun ANDThe fact that it was self contained if you follow my reviews you ll know about my aggravation lately with books that can t seem to exist outside of a series.Yes it could be better there is still that cheesy DC universe to contend with but recommended nonetheless A good way to spend a Sunday afternoon Lex puts out a warrant for Supes, a bunch of villains heroes turn up to help capture him, it s not heavy on plot as it focuses on Batman and Superman waxing poetic about each other I m not sure about the artwork some of it works and then at times it looks like a shitty knock off Bruce Timm After reading some reviews i was expecting some over the top bromance, proclamations of love, life saving endearing moments, y know a lil something something But nah son, you all lied It s probably a bit Lex puts out a warrant for Supes, a bunch of villains heroes turn up to help capture him, it s not heavy on plot as it focuses on Batman and Superman waxing poetic about each other I m not sure about the artwork some of it works and then at times it looks like a shitty knock off Bruce Timm After reading some reviews i was expecting some over the top bromance, proclamations of love, life saving endearing moments, y know a lil something something But nah son, you all lied It s probably a bit too cutesy for me, i needdrama from my guys and at least 70%brooding from Batsy Also there s a line about Alfred in this that really annoyed me and i don t get it, i don t think Bruce would only think of Alfred as just the help like come on without Alfred, Bruce would be 100% done Annnnnd i ve read a bunch of Loeb s work and this is the only one where it didn t feel like his writing like i had to double check he wrote this, usually my emotions have been kicked in the teeth or there s a plot twist this doesn t have either, and i know he isnt glued to Sale s side but i missed his art It s definitely one for Lex fans he kinda steals this show in this and Batman and Superman are kinda meh I d still say pick it up just don t expect a lot and if you do want a good Batman and Superman bromance then pick up Snyder s unchained instead Superb Surely the very best iteration of the World s Finest Team we will see in our lifetimes.