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[And] when I draw the character [Superman], I put the ‘S’ on last, because that’s the thing that defines him and empowers him. Without it, he’s just another superhero with a cape. But when you put the ‘S’ symbol on, it raises him to an iconic level.

— Jim Lee, on drawing Superman for DC’s “For Tomorrow” story arch

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I posted the Alex Ross-designed Superman figure from DC’s Kingdom Come series, might as well post Frank Miller’s Dark Knight from the graphic novel “The Dark Knight Returns“. I read it first back in 1989 and I simply said that …

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Superman, the Man of Steel. The Man of Tomorrow. The Last Son of Krypton. As a child Superman was the very first superhero I ever attached myself to, and the very first character that I can draw. Every child who …

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Voltes V was the robot during my childhood. It was the most awesome animation in every Filipino kid’s eyes at the time, and every kid wanted to have the toy. Me being part of a low-income family then, that toy remained a dream. Until 30 years after.

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This was the very first figure I bought through ToyCon (circa 2000). I haven’t been bought anything since then nor have been back since last year (when a friend asked me to the event on the very last day on …

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