It's a Bird HC (2004 DC/Vertigo) comic books
1st printing. Written by Steven T. Seagle. Art and cover by Teddy Kristiansen. The acclaimed VERTIGO hardcover that tells one of the most realistic Superman tales ever - without featuring Superman. Steve's given the dream assignment to write Superman, only he can't relate to a Man of Steel when his own fears of death haunt him. Explore the cultural significance of a comic-book icon as Steve comes to terms with Superman's cultural importance. "...remarkable, genre-bending work..." - People Magazine "...easily ranks with SPIRIT creator Will Eisner's memoirs...and Michael Chabon's best-selling The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay." - USA Today "Terrifically wry...deep thinking...this is something truly different." - Entertainment Weekly, Editor's Choice "...strikingly original..." - The New Yorker "Magnificent" - St. Louis Dispatch "Ingenious" - Newsday "...does something unique with the graphic novel, and it's well worth the time of any reader..." - San Francisco Chronicle Recommended on NPR's "Talk of the Nation" Hardcover, 136 pages, full color MATURE READERS Cover price $24.95.