Superman Returns

  • by Marv Wolfman
  • Narrated by Scott Brick
  • 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure Superman Returns, a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the world's most beloved superheroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane, has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman's bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to live without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space.


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Listen Before Watching - Great Book

I couldn't want to see Superman Returns... and so I purchased this book.

I found, from my expereince with Star Wars Ep III, that if you read the book based off the movie, it actually makes the movie much better. Versus reading a book and watching a movie based off the book, which ruins it.

Well this book is based off the movie, and it's great! It's just like the movie word for word, except that it gives you extra scences inbeteween the movie scenes that better explain things that the movie eludes too. You get to know what everyone is thinking... then when you go see the movie it's even better cause you know the little things.

Great book, the speaker is great too! Good voice. At first I wasn't sure about his voice, but as it went on it got better and better.
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- Fred Mastro

Superfuous Man

I don't know what I expected from a book based upon the movie. Anyone who's seen the movie has essentially read the book. Although Scott Brick does his normally excellent job of vocalizing the story - the story suffers from the same lack of focus as the movie. The difference? The movie is much shorter. The audiobook does offer some additional detail which is either glossed over or excerpted from the movie, but is hardly worth the additional hours. If you're a Superman fan, you'll listen to the book anyway. If not, the movie will likely fill the void for you.
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- Elliot

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-19-2006
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.