'I don't want to be someone else,' says Clark. 'I don't want to be different. I want to be Clark Kent.'
'I want to be your son'
"Right there in that moment, Geoff [Johns] contextualized Superman in a way that I'm not sure has ever really been done before. I had an 'aha' experience when I read that. For the first time I was able to grasp how lonely Clark must have been when he was growing up. And what a sacrifice Clark must continually make by being Superman."
"As I write this, I am midway through my first draft of a new Superman screenplay. It's a task that has stymied many talented fimmakers in the years since Donner's film. And for all I know, it will end up stymying me as well."
"But I've got one advantage that the screenwriters who came before me didn't have - and that's access to all the wonderful Superman stories written by Geoff Johns - first and foremost being the SECRET ORIGIN issues reprinted in the very volume you are now holding."
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