So I Read Today… Action Comics #5 (vol.2)
Holy Shit this book is AWESOME!, Grant Morrison is going all out with his retelling of Superman origin in the new 52 universe with the best possible talent he could be pared with. So far in what it was their first encounter Lex Luthor managed to give a beating to a very green and inexperienced Superman, only to have his ass handed to him in retribution. In this new number whoever, Grant makes an interlude and goes back to the moment when Jor-El managed to save his son. The story is very familiar: The house of El a scientist family in Krypton have managed to discover that the shifting on the planet magnetosphere is going to destroy it.
With his warnings falling on deaf hears, Jor-El does what he can to save his family attempting to transport them to the phantom zone, only to find that all the Kryptonian criminals sent there are biding their time and waiting for an opportunity to make a break for it. Seeing how his family is being threatened despise the unavoidable fate of Krypton, Jor-El decides to save his only son sending him in a prototype of the Escape Ark to the only planet that will ensure his survival: Earth.
The boy arrives on the planet to be found by the loving and caring couple of John and Martha Kent who are both distraught for the recent loss of an unborn child. Believing the baby to be an experimental being rather than an alien, they take him home and deliver the body of a dead lamb to the army securing the site. A tale told an untold number of times feels like new again at the very capable hand of Morrison with the masterful pencils of Andy Kubert. In the new DC Universe everything old is new again. Enjoy it while it last!