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Today's national free comic book -- is joined by any.
Huge talent huge talent behind -- -- comic book covers DC entertainment co publisher.
Jim Lee and a legend in the comic book business and holds a distinction right still hold the Guinness book of world records -- -- actually most popular comic book ever saw was X-Men number one thrown -- about eight million copies back in the early ninety's.
I'm I'm thrilled and we -- -- -- this right now right here voted on at my son miles he's drawing right now on national comic book day a -- I got from my son that'll go up in his room.
Care -- -- some -- -- -- FEM IL yes he's a love that so today's national comic book day what does that mean I wanted to -- some a little bit later today you know it's an unofficial holiday for it not just -- nerds and geeks but for anyone that loves -- superheroes and accomplish that you know gates.
Birth to all these incredible stories.
It's a celebration -- -- form so you can go to about 2000 different locations around the world six to sixty different participating countries.
And you can get free -- books are there about -- happening comical given away to about a million people we're looking at Superman unchained we were just looking at that there which is.
Explain to me was Superman on changes that it is huge seller right or you're at the Helm -- this sure so we're celebrating -- -- every fifth anniversary so we're doing this new book.
Certain by Scott Snyder and I'm drawing it and now we have to have a preview in the free -- book.
For come book -- -- that we're giving away today so people get this today for free absolutely and -- on chain comes out June 12.
And it's base of the it's the it's Scott -- not Nortel once -- -- story this is it so it really touches on all the high points of the Superman mythology tester man vs Lex Luthor.
It's got -- flirting with Lois Lane but we also interject a lot of new material because you know.
For a character that's been around for 75 years.
You wanna pour your audience you gotta keep adding new things in the fall we're gonna talk about the movie in a moment man of steel which opens in just a few weeks here in the United States but we.
The comic books in general and in a really.
Part of our national we talk about baseball's national pastime there really is part of our national fabric on the books in the United States it's become our modern mythology I think it is a big pot.
Part of pop culture and I think it's so strong because it really hits.
So many different generations from your little kids to the grandparents -- wouldn't go see superhero movie and it's pure escapism and I think it's just a fun time for the entire family my wife and -- Iron -- three tonight deficit -- -- very excited about that baby -- already called -- -- -- but there are a number of other movies that we're gonna see what it is specifically man of steel but -- and of course just wrapping up all of a -- but the -- -- the iconic characters here.
Who is the best movie star turn comical -- when you look at the Joker you have to great character Jack Nicholson vs Heath Ledger what do you think.
I would have to go with Heath Ledger I think the bulk of phantom would go that way I mean it.
His take on the character was just pure anarchy I think I think he really brought him.
-- realism to that character and made it very frightening character.
Where the Jack Nelson Nicholson one was fantastic two very over the top.
But more caricature of that that character so very different take my son asks to watch.
Superman series when he saving helicopter and yes and helicopter so Christopher Reeve as Superman right vs Brandon Ralph Brandon -- of course played in the 1990.
Batman -- Superman returns right and then the new one Henry -- -- who we haven't seen it on camera but you got to see man of -- and -- yes that's one person didn't work at DC comics is -- -- of the movies and Henry is awesome in the movie and it's very different from Brannon and -- were.
He's a man's man very -- -- -- And people who yelled.
Believable very -- being at the same time to -- fresh take on Superman but you do believe though Christopher -- still Christopher -- had no holds special place in my heart you know I was like ten or eleven when that movie came out -- flying in the parking lot -- -- you know.
In front of me.
But I think you know miles apart do the same thing after he sees a man of steel.
The -- running faster because special effects are way over the top I mean.
You're gonna see superpowers that never seen before depicted on the screen in some ways that you would never met him so it's really really exciting.
Generally it's an honor to meet you today's national free comic book day go out and pick up -- Superman unchained and Superman man of steel coming to theaters and Jim great to see a great thank you so much and I have an original.
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