DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS: A new arc and a new creative team beginning with Issue #6

A spotlight series starring a different hero in each story arc, DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS will be getting a new creative team with issue 6 – co-writers Dan DiDio and Jerry Ordway, with Ordway providing art. After the conclusion of the current, paranormal narrative starring DEADMAN, DiDio and Ordway will explore a science-fiction setting with a new take on CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN – created by the legendary Jack Kirby.

Artist John Paul Leon draws the ANIMAL MAN movie

Artist John Paul Leon will be making a one-issue cameo appearance on the creative team of ANIMAL MAN, joining Jeff Lemire, Travel Foreman and Jeff Huet for issue #6.

Since the series' debut in DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, references have been made to Buddy Baker¹s brief foray into the movie business ­ and the sixth issue will finally reveal his starring role. Foreman will remain as artist for the

issue's story elements, with Leon providing guest cinematography for the "film" itself.

Check out the cover for ANIMAL MAN #6 right here on THE SOURCE.

DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Hardcovers - coming in 2012

In 2011, DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 launched some of the most discussed comic books in recent memory - and in 2012, those talked about issues will be collected into some of the most anticipated books of the year. And right here on THE SOURCE, we've got an early look at what 2012 will bring.

Coming in May 2012:

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 1 HC

Writer: Geoff Johns

Artists: Jim Lee and Scott Williams

Collects: JUSTICE LEAGUE #1-6

$24.99 US, 176 pg

ANIMAL MAN VOL. 1 TP

Writer: Jeff Lemire

Exclusive preview of HUNTRESS #2

In the first issue of HUNTRESS, you were introduced to Helena Bertinelli, who just arrived in Italy in hopes of tracking down a ruthless criminal.

In issue #2 (on sale today), Helena’s mission continues as she stalks her prey and attempts to sabotage the secret delivery of a weapon shipment to him. But with Moretti’s men in full protection mode, can Helena stop him from receiving the weapons while also saving the innocent people he is exploiting?

3 Things You Didn't Know About O.M.A.C.

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.

1. Brother Eye and Mother Box are related.

2. There are secrets inside Cadmus that even Max Lord is unaware of.

3. Simyan And the Evil Factory are hidden away from all human eyes somewhere in Toledo.

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