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Superman: Space Age's Mark Russell delves into the DC hero as "the voice of sincerity and honesty about what the world needs from him"

What the world needs now is more people like Superman. Mark Russell and Mike Allred give us that in Superman: Space Age
Mark Russell and Ashley V. Robinson

Superman has always been the big blue boy scout of DC Comics and writer Mark Russell is known for taking characters and turning them on their head. When DC announced he would be taking on the Last Son of Krypton in Superman: Space Age there was a lot of chatter about what his take on the original superhero set in the ''60s might be.

Including when Popverse's Ashley V. Robinson caught up with the Superman: Space Age writer at Comic-Con International: San Diego just a week ahead of the release of the first issue.

"I wanted to be as sincere and straightforward as possible,” Russell tells Popverse. "And make that voice Superman’s voice. Superman is ultimately the voice of sincerity and honesty about what the world needs from him."

Here is our full ??-minute interview with Mark Russell on Superman: Space Age.

If you can't get enough, here is a full text interview with Mark Russell about Superman: Space Age with Mike Allred.

Superman: Space Age #2 (of 3) goes on sale on September 27. A collection of all three issues is scheduled for release May 2, 2023.

Make sure you've read the best of Superman and his fellow DC heroes with our recommended best DC stories of all time.


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About the Author

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Ashley V. Robinson

Popverse video producer

Ashley Victoria Robinson is a Canadian hobbit now living in the United States. She is the Video Producer at Popverse and committed to creating cat-themed content. She has been seen on stage all over the world including: The Wallis Annenberg, Theatre West, Hollywood Fringe Festival, Ottawa Fringe Festival, Youth Infringement Festival, Sock N Buskin, Cupcake Theater, and more. You may know her as the host of the Geek History Lesson podcast (alongside Jason Inman), and was even the face of Twitter marketing for podcasters, along with any number of streaming shows including: Jawiin, Roddenberry Entertainment, Collider, Screen Junkies, DC All-Access, Comicbook.com, Geek Bomb, Geek & Sundry, Hyper RPG, Major Spoilers, and many more. She is the co-creator of The Red Shirt Diaries and has been featured in several international commercial campaigns including being the Podcaster face of Twitter Marketing and Intel alongside The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons. Ashley's tv credits include: Good Trouble (Freeform), Snowfall (FX), Pump (Urban Flix TV), and Hotel Secrets & Legends (Discovery Channel,). Her comic book writings Science! The Elements of Dark Energy and the Jupiter Jet series are both award-nominated for Best Graphic Novel.


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