Tim Drake's had a rough year, to say the least. Struggling with a new identity, searching for the mentor only he believes is actually alive and tangled up with Ra's Al Ghul and his deadly League of Assassins -- not exactly a recipe for long-term health, y'know? Well, things aren't going to get any easier. Starting with June's RED ROBIN #13, writer Fabian Nicieza will step in as the new regular writer, joining series artist Marcus To for what will certainly prove to be an extension of the wild ride Red Robin's been on so far.
Amidst Brainiac's assault on New Krypton, General Zod has brandished the Legion of Super-Heroes terrorists and imprisoned them. Superboy will do his best to free them, but he'll have to go through Supergirl first -- wait, what? You read right, folks. It's the Super-brawl you weren't expecting, courtesy of writer Sterling Gates and artist Jamal Igle. SUPERGIRL #51 hits 3/17. [gallery link="file"]
What happens when writers Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann and artist Pere Perez pit a bruised and battered Nightwing and Flamebird against the reincarnated Kryptonian sun god Rao? Well, it won't be a pretty fight. My money's on the sun god. ACTION COMICS #887 hits today. [gallery link="file"]
Hey comics fan, got any plans this weekend? If you're like me you're at a bit of a crossroads during this time of year. The NFL season is over, the Olympics are over, Oscar Season is over...what are you supposed to do? Well fear not because Convention Season has just started! That's right, chances are that we'll be bringing the 2010 DC Nation Tour to a town near you sometime soon and trust me when I tell you that it's a show you won't want to miss.
Writer Bryan Q. Miller and artist Talent Caldwell kick off a crossover with RED ROBIN, as Tim Drake returns to Gotham Cit. But who does he find in the Batcave? None other than Stephanie Brown, the new Batgirl. And when Ra's al Ghul attacks one of Batman's closest allies, Red Robin and Batgirl will have to put the past aside to save Leslie Thompkins's life. Continued in Red Robin #10. BATGIRL #8 hits 3/10. [gallery link="file"]
Catman's past crawls back to haunt him as Cheshire returns -- could the secret she's carrying spell trouble for the Secret Six? More than likely, folks. From the team of writer Gail Simone and artist Jim Calafiore. SECRET SIX #19 hits 3/10. [gallery link="file"]
The aftershocks of Green Arrow's actions at the end of JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRY FOR JUSTICE are only beginning to be felt, as the heroic community that includes Ollie's teammates begin to discover just how far the Emerald Archer went. How can Green Arrow face his friends after taking justice into his own hands? Find out here, courtesy of writer J.T. Krul and an all-star art crew including Mike Mayhew, Diogenes Neves and Fabrizio Fiorentino. JUSTICE LEAGUE: RISE AND FALL SPECIAL hits 3/10. [gallery link="file" columns="4"]
One of my very earliest memories as a child is of watching one of the Superman cartoons created by Max Fleischer. In particular, a scene where Superman puts his cape around Lois Lane to protect her from an incoming tide of molten metal.