DC Comics Universe, DC Black Label & Superman Year One #2 Spoilers & Review: Clark Kent In The Navy & Enamored By A New-Look Mermaid?!

DC Comics Universe, DC Black Label and Superman Year One #2 Spoilers and Review follows.

Clark Kent In The Navy and…

…and Enamored By A New-Look Mermaid?!

Clark Kent is in the Navy, but…

…he likes to go AWOL and explore after hours.

He discovers mermaids’ whose home has been damaged…

…so her helps out and catches the eye of one of them.

He returns and one of his drill sergeants notices and almost respects the he’s swam with the ladies of the sea.

An incognito Superman then participates in a Navy mission…

…against radical Islamist terrorists who are gunned by the forces…

…and spared from a grenade blast by our titular hero.

Clark Kent is now done with the Navy…

…so he can be with his mermaid love?

To meet her father Poseidon he dons his costume…

…but all is not at it seems.

Her father does not trust him.

He sends a sea beast after Superman…

…who he dispatches.

Poseidon accepts that he has lost the day…

…and love flourishes.

The Pulse:

Solid art, but a long meandering story about Navy drill exercises, a Navy kill mission that Superman participates in, and a Romeo and Juliet tale set underwater. Art was good, but story was a whole lot of eh. 4 out of 10.

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