Retro Review: Superman Annual #11 (1985) – “For the Man Who Has Everything”

Modern Mythologies

Retro Review takes a look at iconic issues of DC Comics books and measures their artistic integrity against their cultural and symbolic importance to the DC Universe and comic books in general.


Superman Annual #11 (1985) – “For the Man Who Has Everything”

Written by Alan Moore

Pencils & Inks by Dave Gibbons

Colours by Tom Ziuko

Letters by Dave Gibbons

Published: 1985 (DC Comics)

Grade: A

The creative team of writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons were a tour-de-force at DC Comics in the 1980s. Among their most iconic and celebrated works are the critically acclaimed Watchmen and their seminal run on Swamp Thing, which redefined the character’s mythology. But despite these successes (among others), it was no great secret that Moore wanted to develop stories for some of DC’s more major characters. He got the chance in 1985’s Superman Annual #11 with the now-iconic single-issue story…

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