Animal Man: Deus Ex Machina -

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DC Comics, Nov 1, 2003 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 232 pages
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After a bizarre incident with an alien spaceship, Buddy Baker, married father of two children, suddenly gained the power to temporarily duplicate the abilities of any creature within his immediate vicinity. Assuming the identity of Animal Man, the suburbanite began a new existence in which he tried to balance his realistic family responsibilities with his fantastical super-hero obligations. In this wryly humorous and deeply introspective volume, Animal Man endures a tumultuous journey of self-discovery that leads to spiritual enlightenment, suicidal depression, and a surreal encounter in which he steps outside of the story and meets with the book's author in the real world. SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS.

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Great ending to a pretty good story. - Goodreads
The artwork is pretty cool too. - Goodreads
As a writer, this book was profound. - Goodreads
I'm surprised I didn't hate this ending. - Goodreads
ending his run on a high note. - Goodreads

Review: Animal Man, Vol. 3: Deus ex Machina (Animal Man #3)

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

Morrison's increasingly meta run writing for Animal Man is, in then end, formally audacious but disappointing on a story level. Read full review

Review: Animal Man, Vol. 3: Deus ex Machina (Animal Man #3)

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Since his entry into the field, Grant Morrison has been hailed as an innovative thinker - using the comic book genre to introduce and expound upon his bold theories of the human psyche.

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