Description: Superman decides to fight world hunger
on a global scale for a day.
Thereís actually no way to really describe this story. The
elegance is in the metaphoric writing by Paul Dini. The heartbreaking imagery of
Since, Superman, in many ways, represents America, this is
story of how one man canít really solve the worldís problems with big bold
Itís about the little things. Itís about planting seeds and
letting them grow.
Itís about the giant tree that can spring from something
Really, I should save this review for Christmas, because
this is a Christmas story. Superman loving Christmas and wanting to spread the
holiday spirit of giving. To energize people to give and finally coming to a
realization of what that requires.
Description: Batmanís interactions with a boy who has just
lost his parents to crime.
Also, by Paul Dini with art by Alex Ross, this is an
intimate story. Batmanís war on crime isnít with strange sociopaths and their
The crime in this story is familiar. The result of poverty
and apathy and pain.
In beautiful images, Batman mediates on the results of loss
and what a true war on crime requires.
It ends where it begins, with the dawn.