Over the past week we’ve heard from fans about a need for more women writers, artists and characters. We want you to know, first and foremost, that we hear you and take your concerns very seriously. We’ve been very fortunate in recent years to have fan favorite creators like Gail Simone, Amy Reeder, Felicia Henderson, Fiona Staples, Amanda Connor, G. Willow Wilson and Nicola Scott write and draw the adventures of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes.
When a mysterious metahuman named Jenny Blitz saves The Ravager and its crew from a fleet of enemy ships, Deathstroke takes her aboard. As the crew learns of their captain’s plans of splitting the treasure they’re looking for with Jenny, they decide to break out into mutiny.
With their identities revealed to the world, the Secret Seven are more vulnerable than ever before. So vulnerable in fact, that they start slaughtering each other from within. But who is to blame for these casualties? Which team members can be trusted? Could the rumors that someone on the team is working for Aquaman or Wonder Woman be true?
Traci 13 has teleported all over the world trying to recruit help to stop her father from launching a satellite targeted to kill 118 million people. But upon returning home, she made the shocking discovery that she was not the only person in her family left with magical abilities.
Last week during San Diego Comic-Con, there was a lot of buzz on the convention floor about the DC Comics books. Fans and press alike were raving about FLASHPOINT and its tie-in titles, particularly FLASHPOINT: BATMAN – THE KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE.
[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"] This fall, a new era begins for Oliver Queen. We caught up with GREEN ARROW penciller Dan Jurgens about working on the series’ art with industry legend George Perez. “Once upon a time, I was asked to draw an issue of Teen Titans because the book's usual artist, George Perez, needed a break,” Dan told us. “Marv Wolfman was the writer, and one of the things his script asked for was a double page spread with so much detail that it would ‘make George Perez jealous’.
The talented writer/artist Jill Thompson (Deliruim's Party: A Little Endless Story Book, Sandman) took to the stage in the DC Entertainment Booth on the last day of the San Diego Comic-Convention and awed the crowd with her rendition of Wonder Woman. In a step by step process the crowd intensely watched as Jill transformed a blank piece of paper into the gorgeous image below, which she graciously signed and gave to a fan that had the closest birth date to hers.
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(Character designs by Gary Frank; DEMON KNIGHTS #1 interior art by Diogenes Neves and Oclair Albert)
In TINY TITANS #43 (on sale August 17th), look out for a very special gag of DC Comics-The New 52 revolving around Cyborg. “This is an AMAZING time for the ‘AW YEAH’ age of comics!” said series writer/artist Art Baltazar. “Comics and super-heroes have been in our hearts since we were babies! It’s an honor to be part of the DC Family! This awesome news is perfect timing with DC Comics-The New 52 #1s! Fans have been asking us what we think ... let’s just say ... you will have to ask Cyborg in this issue.”
Last we saw the Young Justice team, they were making s’mores and telling stories over a campfire. In issue #6, the bonding and sharing continues as the gang reveals their origins to one another. Hear Dick Grayson tell the story of how he turned into Robin. See how M’Gann made her way from Mars to Earth. But when Superboy starts remembering how and why he was created, he can’t help but feel that he must take down Superman. Will he be able to resist his dark impulses or is the temptation too sweet?