Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and . . . Neil Gaiman? That’s right. This Sunday, New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman will make a guest appearance as an animated version of himself on The Simpsons. Gaiman joins an elite list of literati to appear on the show including John Updike and Thomas Pynchon and comic book writers Dan Clowes, Alan Moore and Art Spiegelman. In the episode “The Book Job,” we’ll see some of Gaiman’s famous tomes including THE SANDMAN.
Last month marked the release of MY GREATEST ADVENTURE, a six-issue anthology-style miniseries that chronicles the separate adventures of Robot Man, Garbage Man and the alien Tanga. “Beauty and the Bat” by Aaron Lopresti and Matt Ryan, picks up in Gotham City, where Garbage Man had just made his return and was seeking out his old friend, The Reverend. But will a visit from Gotham’s protector, The Dark Knight, jeopardize Garbage Man’s journey of self-discovery?
In 1968, an air force officer named Nathaniel Adams was convicted of the murder of General Lamar and died in prison. Now, with the case re-opened, it’ll be up to the Young Justice team to discover the truth behind Lamar’s murder and to clear Adams’ legacy. The only catch is that the real killer is targeting anyone involved in the case that might reveal what really happened … including the entire Young Justice team!
Some have said that three is the magic number. If that’s the case, November should be a fascinating month. Here at THE SOURCE, we’ll spotlighting key third issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 with an ongoing series of posts titled “3 Things You Didn’t Know About DC COMICS-THE NEW 52.” Expect the unexpected–in threes. I can’t speak for the rest of DC Nation, but I continue to be reenergized by the direction of GREEN LANTERN.
The Flash is many things - the fastest man alive, a colorful protector of Central City, a hopeful hero in a world of shadow. But re-imagined as part of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, The Flash is now also scientifically sound. Sure, there's a bit of comic book license taken, but co-writers Francis Manapul and Brian Buccallato are making an effort to root his science-fiction adventures firmly in scientific fact – and they are more than happy to talk about it.
Over the past few days, we’ve been linking to all of the exclusive previews of the third issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 that are going on sale tomorrow. Below, take a look at all the previews that ran (sorted alphabetically and separated by cover), compiled here in one easy location for your convenience. [gallery]
Hitting comic book stores this Wednesday, JUSTICE LEAGUE #3 will see the introduction of Wonder Woman and Aquaman to the team that will become the World’s Greatest Superheroes. But these are not the seasoned heroes of their respective eponymous titles; they are younger, more arrogant. In short, they’re not team players – yet. Even so, that doesn’t mean they can’t make things go BOOM when faced with an army of parademons. Artist Jim Lee visited the G4 studios to give them an exclusive first look at issue #3, and at the destruction that results when these superpowers get together.
In issue 3 of NIGHTWING, on sale tomorrow, Nightwing heads to Chicago in order to solve a crime. TIME OUT CHICAGO has the very first look at our hero's journey to the Windy City. Will Richard Grayson (former Robin, former Batman and current Nightwing) forsake the streets of Gotham for the confines of Wrigley Field? Stay tuned.
SPOILER ALERT: If you have not read THE SHADE #1, do not continue reading this preview or look at the preview pages after the jump. Seriously. Last month, THE SHADE #1 ended with a major cliff hanger and MTV GEEK named the comic as their #1 comic book for the month of October.
Some have said that three is the magic number. If that's the case, November should be a fascinating month. Here at THE SOURCE, we'll spotlighting key third issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 with an ongoing series of posts titled “3 Things You Didn’t Know About DC COMICS-THE NEW 52.” Expect the unexpected--in threes.