Scott Snyder Refutes The Man Of Steel Explanation That The ‘S’ Means Hope, In Today’s Superman Unchained

There are very many cool things in today’s Superman Unchained. The new Superman costume. The fleet of Batmobiles. But there’s one bit for me that stands out, and may last the years as far as the comic books are concerned.

Movie goers will remember the assertion from the recent Man Of Steel movie that the Superman symbol, in the Kryptonian language, means “hope”.

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Just like that. Okay it was also in Superman Birthright, but Man Of Steel made a certain… impact.

Well, in Superman Unchained, we continue the story of the original Superman, Wraith, who’s getting down and dirty with Batman. Until a certain someone makes his presence known. And Batman explains…

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Can we get T-shirts of that for San Diego? It seems Batman believes in the Gospel of Austin, 3:16.

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. With a Your Days Are Numbered magazine event taking over the store on Saturday with a David Quantick and Shaky Kane from 6pm.

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About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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