Watch Chronicle's writer give the best, drunkest summary of Superman's death

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Marc Bernardin
Dec 16, 2012

Once upon a time, DC Comics felt that Superman had gotten too powerful and, as a result, had lost some of his appeal—and that the only way to make the Man of Steel a relevant character was to kill him off. Writer Max Landis hilariously, profanely recounts the story of 1992's Death of Superman and everything he says really happened. Seriously.

This is what Landis says of his short screed, The Death and Return of Superman, which also stars Elijah Wood and Mandy Moore:

I'm not drunk in the video, I only get about three cups in. The original rant was 45 minutes long, so of course we had to cut a bunch of stuff out for time, and because it was just too stupid. Like for instance the part where Pa Kent dies of a heart attack and literally GOES TO HEAVEN. AND SEES SUPERMAN.

If I saw this video, I might nerd rage out so hard. But luckily I made it, so I'm pretty happy. Really I'd hope people just are with me, and happy that Guy Gardner and Bloodwynd get to be in a movie.

Reminds me a bit of those Red Letter Media Star Wars prequel reviews: same in-depth knowledge of the source material, same delicious bile.

(Via io9)