RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,580
Posts: 5,423,767
Members: 24,809
Currently online: 524
Newest member: Super Scout

TrekToday headlines

Star Trek: Alien Domain Game Announced
By: T'Bonz on Sep 15

Red Shirt Diaries Episode Three
By: T'Bonz on Sep 15

Made Out Of Mudd Photonovel
By: T'Bonz on Sep 15

Takei Has Growth Removed
By: T'Bonz on Sep 15

Retro Review: Tears of the Prophets
By: Michelle on Sep 12

New Wizkids Attack Wing Ships
By: T'Bonz on Sep 12

Coto Drama Sold To Fox
By: T'Bonz on Sep 12

Braga Inks Deal
By: T'Bonz on Sep 12

Remastered Original Series Re-release
By: T'Bonz on Sep 11

UK Trek Ships Calendar Debuts
By: T'Bonz on Sep 10

Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.

Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > Science Fiction & Fantasy

Science Fiction & Fantasy Farscape, Babylon 5, Star Wars, Firefly, vampires, genre books and film.

Thread Tools
Old January 5 2009, 02:09 AM   #1
Vice Admiral
Broccoli's Avatar
Location: Broccoli
Creative Challenge: Man of Steel Returns

After reading through the Dark Knight Returns thread, I started to think.

Let's step into an alternate universe. Frank Miller is about to sit down and write what he thinks will be the best comic story ever. However, instead of deciding to write about Batman, he decides to use Superman as his main character.

As a result, we get The Man of Steel Returns. Given Frank Miller's history of story telling, what would this tale unfold? What challenges would Miller give for the Superman?

If you want, you can also theorize what his All Star Superman would be about as well.

Enjoy and have fun.
"That which can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence." -- Christopher Hitchens
Broccoli is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 5 2009, 03:49 AM   #2
Rear Admiral
shivkala's Avatar
Location: Patrolling Sector 2814
Re: Creative Challenge: Man of Steel Returns

Let's just get it out there: Lana Lang? Whore. Lois Lane? Whore. Ma Kent? Whore.

Now that that's over with: I think it might have been similar to Superman's role in The Dark Knight Strikes Again. He starts off as a government agent, he is used, and then finds a way to make amends.
"When I reach for the edge of the universe, I do it knowing that along some paths of cosmic discovery, there are times when, at least for now, one must be content to love the questions themselves." --Neil deGrasse Tyson
shivkala is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 5 2009, 05:33 AM   #3
T'Baio's Avatar
Location: Ontario, Canada
Re: Creative Challenge: Man of Steel Returns

He's pissed at people for taking advantage of him and/or taking him for granted.

He kills everybody.

He regrets killing Lois and hates himself.

He fantasizes about naked Lois.

He searches for ways to kill himself.

Last panel is Kal-El all alone, the world ablaze around him, crying out for his Father.

Making my first feature film, Synchronicity
On Facebook
T'Baio is offline   Reply With Quote


frank miller, superman

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:47 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.