One of the most prominent and popular African-American super heroes, STEEL will be making his debut into the world of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 on December 7. Equal parts Superman and folk legend John Henry (to whom the name of his alter ego, John Henry Irons, is an homage), Steel will appear in ACTION COMICS #4 – written by critically acclaimed, bestselling author Grant Morrison and illustrated by Rags Morales.

DC Comics Free Comic Book Day for 2012

Every year the comic book industry celebrates Free Comic Book Day on the first Saturday of May. It’s a fantastic day for professionals, creators, retailers and fans to come together to celebrate our passion and enthusiasm for comic books out into the world at large. In 2011, DC COMICS—THE NEW 52 took the industry by storm! Now get an exclusive look at what’s happening in 2012. Written and illustrated by the today’s top creators, DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 FCBD EDITION will give you a first look at the hottest new comics of 2012.

Designing T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS Vol. 1: Menthor and his Helmet

Continuing our countdown until Tuesday’s wide bookstore release of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS VOL. #1, today we’ll be revealing CAFU’s original character designs for Menthor. The twist? We’re not only going to be showing you his design for Menthor himself, but for the many awesome designs CAFU came up with for Menthor’s helmet before settling on its final look. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]

DC Comics-The New 52 Art Tour: BATWOMAN artist and co-writer at Isotope tomorrow!

As part of DC Comics-The New 52 Art Tour, BATWOMAN artist J.H. Williams and co-writer W. Haden Blackman will be appearing at Isotope tomorrow. This event will feature process pieces from BATWOMAN #1, THE FLASH #1, ACTION COMICS #1, and original art from BATWOMAN #3.

If you’re in the San Francisco area stop by to meet them and get your comic books signed!

Saturday, December 3 Meet BATWOMAN artist and co-writer J.H. Williams, III and co-writer W. Haden Blackman