Francis Manapul, THE FLASH artist and co-writer, shares his step-by-step process for a teaser image he created. The first 3 steps incorporate never-before-seen art from next month's issue #3. And in the last step, you can see how Francis manipulated the image for the DC Comics-The New 52 Art Tour. Enjoy!
Next Wednesday, acclaimed writer James Robinson returns to the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series STARMAN with a new spin-off miniseries, THE SHADE. Illustrated by fan-favorite artist Cully Hamner, THE SHADE #1 brings an unexpected encounter with a familiar face and ends in a jaw-dropping twist. Speculation starts now! And don’t miss the rest of this 12-issue miniseries, featuring art by such luminaries as Darwyn Cooke, Javier Pulido, Jill Thompson, Frazer Irving and Gene Ha.
Miguel Sepulveda, artist on STORMWATCH for DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Entertainment. Teamed with acclaimed writer Paul Cornell, Sepulveda will continue to illustrate the shadowy exploits of the metahuman super team. And what’s Sepulveda have to say about becoming an official member of the DC Comics creative roster?
ACTION COMICS artist Rags Morales (and series writer Grant Morrison) take us behind-the-scenes of re-imagining Superman for 2011 and beyond, as seen in the extras of issue #2 on sale today. Here, Rags explains what iconic figures influenced his rendition of Superman. Check it out in the art below.
Last Friday, COMIC BOOK RESOURCES and Golden Apple Comics in Los Angeles hosted a wrap party for the first month of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. The writers and artists in attendance included Brian Buccellato, Bernard Chang, Mike Costa, Dan DiDio, Josh Fialkov, Sterling Gates, Adam Glass, Kyle Higgins and Scott Lobdell. Head on over to COMIC BOOK RESOURCES to hear all of these creators talk about what titles from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 were their favorites.
Whether hero or villain, everyone has an origin story. In PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #1, novelist Gregg Hurwitz and artist Szymon Kudranski examine the painful past of one of Batman’s most iconic adversaries. In a story that is divided between flashbacks of a dark and troubled youth and an insider’s look into the criminal underbelly of Gotham City, learn what provoked and inspired Oswald Cobblepot to become the infamous Penguin.
Next week we'll be coming at you live from New York Comic-Con. You may have already seen our schedule of panels but we can assure you that's just the beginning. There will be lots of great activities for those in attendance, lots of exciting announcements that we'll be sharing with you here and so much more. But even if you can't be at the Javits Center in person we want to involve you in what's going on there.
Over the past few days, we’ve been linking to all of the exclusive previews of the second issues from DC Comics-The New 52 that are going on sale tomorrow. Below, take a look at all the previews that ran (separated by cover), compiled here in one easy location for your convenience. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="4"]
This afternoon, MAXIM.COM published their exclusive preview of the second issue of ANIMAL MAN, the critically acclaimed and fan favorite title from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. ANIMAL MAN #2, written by Jeff Lemire and illustrated by Travel Foreman, goes on sale tomorrow. Haven’t picked up ANIMAL MAN yet? Check out what the critics have been saying: On ANIMAL MAN:
DETECTIVE COMICS #1, by Tony S. Daniel and Ryan Winn, and SWAMP THING #1, by Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette, two of the most critically acclaimed and fan adorned titles in DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, are heading back to press for third printings. DETECTIVE COMICS #1 and SWAMP THING #1 join the ranks of the previously announced ACTION COMICS #1, BATGIRL #1 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 as titles to receive third printings (JUSTICE LEAGUE is already in its fourth printing). And don’t miss DETECTIVE COMICS #2 and SWAMP THING #2, both on sale tomorrow. On DETECTIVE COMICS #1: