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    BOOK REVIEW: Man of Steel - Inside the Legendary World of Superman

    Explore the Re-Birth of a Comic Icon...

    By Jorge Pelaez

    This year’s blockbuster film - Man of Steel - accomplished what the failed Bryan Singer reboot could not by re-introducing audiences to an entirely new Superman. The unique collaboration between director Zack Snyder and Christopher Nowlan resulted in one of the most exciting and action-packed DC comics films released to date.

    In publisher Insight Editions' 184-page book, Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman, readers are offered a unique glimpse at the fantastical and technologically-advanced world of Krypton and the iconic earth settings that Kal-El learns to call home. This amazing hardcover explores all the creative elements of the film design from the various unique alien specimens that inhabit the planet, to a basic understanding of the Kryptonian language and glyphs.

    Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman provides a rare look at all the amazing conceptual art that helped shape the fresh re-imagined world of Superman. Everything from the autonomous assistants of the Kryptonians to the individually unique battle-ready armor that Jor-El and General Zod wear, is presented through numerous breathtaking illustrations.

    The book offers insight on anything and everything that has to do with the Man of Steel film, with the exception of Superman himself. While there are several beautiful conceptual illustrations of Superman throughout the book, ironically there is absolutely no concept art for the Man of Steel himself. Its as if the final costume design was the only look that was ever thought out, which makes no sense considering the suit is a huge departure from the original.

    Overall, this art book provides readers with an extensive understanding of the inner workings behind the scenes and how the new Man of Steel film was created. Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman delivers incredible insight and details on almost every character in the film, and while the obvious Superman concept work is totally absent from the book, it is still an absolute must-have for Superman and DC fans.

    Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman is available now wherever books are sold, including Amazon where it's priced at just $29.49 for those with Prime.

    Review and Video by Jorge Pelaez

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