In older days gone by, they were the best of friends. They had a blast, they worked together, fought together, looked out for each other. They had the other guys back. But once they reached 50, they resented each other, didnt trust each other, and begrudgingly worked together. Now that they are over 75, they are ready to throw down.
The rift shows its ugly head first in “The Dark Knight Returns”, but it really begins in the Man of Steel #3. Superman was getting ready to hit the BIG 5-0. DC wanted to trim the Man of Steel down, and wipe off all of the barnacles. They wanted to give Superman a more “back to basics” approach. Well who was better at back to basics in the 1980s than John Byrne?
Tim Elliott and Brian Hughes take a hard look to the rebirth of a legendary relationship as they look at the first Post-Crisis meeting between the Man of Tomorrow and The Dark Knight of Justice. Listen to 3rd Degree Byrne as we cover Man of Steel #3.