Favorite Superman Novel – Poll Results

In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked you the following question:

What is your favorite Superman novel of all time?

I can’t disagree with fans choosing “The Death and Life of Superman” by Roger Stern as their favorite Superman novel of all time. It was the one that got me seriously interested in Superman back in the 1990s. Good to see Elliot S! Maggin’s two novels in second and third place too.

Here’s the complete voting breakdown:

What is your favorite Superman novel of all time?
  • "The Death and Life of Superman" by Roger Stern 29%, 40 votes
    40 votes 29%
    40 votes - 29% of all votes
  • "Kingdom Come" by Elliot S! Maggin 17%, 23 votes
    23 votes 17%
    23 votes - 17% of all votes
  • "Superman: Last Son of Krypton" by Elliot S! Maggin 12%, 16 votes
    16 votes 12%
    16 votes - 12% of all votes
  • "It's Superman!" by Tom De Haven 11%, 15 votes
    15 votes 11%
    15 votes - 11% of all votes
  • "Miracle Monday" by Elliot S! Maggin 10%, 14 votes
    14 votes 10%
    14 votes - 10% of all votes
  • "The Adventures of Superman" by George Lowther 4%, 6 votes
    6 votes 4%
    6 votes - 4% of all votes
  • "Enemies & Allies" by Kevin J. Anderson 4%, 6 votes
    6 votes 4%
    6 votes - 4% of all votes
  • "Lois & Clark: A Superman Novel" by C. J. Cherryh 4%, 6 votes
    6 votes 4%
    6 votes - 4% of all votes
  • Superman: The High-Flying History of the Man of Steel by Larry Tye* 4%, 6 votes
    6 votes 4%
    6 votes - 4% of all votes
  • "Superman: Dawnbreaker" by Matt de la Pena 2%, 3 votes
    3 votes 2%
    3 votes - 2% of all votes
  • "The Never-Ending Battle" by Roger Stern 1%, 1 vote
    1 vote 1%
    1 vote - 1% of all votes
Total Votes: 136
March 13, 2019 - March 20, 2019
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Steve Eden
March 21, 2019 7:47 pm

Steve, I’m afraid to say that Elliott Maggin did not write Kingdom Come. Mark Waid did. However, Maggin DID write a forward in a later edition of the book. I checked my own graphic novel just to make sure.

Steve Eden
March 24, 2019 4:32 pm
Reply to  Steve Younis

Well, the graphic novel that I have (The 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)has the names Mark Waid and Alex Ross on the cover. Same for the title page but underneath it adds “with Todd Klein”. Maggin DID write the introduction. In it he writes, and I am quoting exactly, “As I write this (1997),I am completing a novel – about a hundred thousand words, one strung after the other without pictures other than the occasional free standing illustration by Alex Ross -called KINGDOM COME. It is an elaboration in prose of the story that follows. In order to write it, I,… Read more »

BBally
March 22, 2019 8:59 pm

It’s cool that 3 novels by Elliot S! Maggin, made top 5