Still Super

21 June 2013 #435

Cover Story: Still Super

The highly anticipated new Superman film, Man of Steel, hits cinemas on 27 June. As hype reaches fever pitch, Anthony Morris delves into the 75-year-old backstory of the character and his creators – a story that encompasses big budgets, reinvention, curses and tragedy.

Also in this issue:

Rochelle Siemienowicz meets Satellite Boy director Catriona McKenzie; Hannah Brooks talks to Brisbane’s crafty keyboardist, Seja Vogel; Ashleigh Locker learns how myth and memory inform the new book by Neil Gaiman and, in ‘Roving Eye’, photographer Christopher Young finds beauty and bleakness in small-town New Zealand.

Our ‘Vendor Profile’ is Debra from Melbourne. And on ‘Streetsheet’ we have contributions from Jason in Perth, Ashley in Canberra, Dianne in Melbourne and Stephen W, David M, Paul H and Neil P in Sydney. Also Perth vendor Graham was snapped with the Lord Mayor of Perth and a Big Issue big wig, promoting our first digital edition – Ed#434.

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