After clowns, puppets are the most unnecessarily terrifying thing on the planet. Fear of puppets is so common that the phobia has a scientific name: "pupaphobia". It turns out Zatanna also suffers - but why should a sorceress be afraid of little wooden men in cheap suits?
I may or may not have seen the following notes on Eddie Berganza's desk.
Story elements for BRIGHTEST DAY 16:
1 Part, Underwater adventure and intrigue;
1 Part, Science Fiction epic;
2 Parts, Family Tragedy;
4 Jaw dropping splash pages;
1 Young hero, claiming his birthright;
1 Dark twist;
1 Universe coming apart;
Here's the awesome piece of Ivan Reis art we posted last week, this time without the text. We're listening!
"This issue is all about doors opening and closing. For Deathstroke, his mission to free the Mad Hatter and rescue Wavelength (Allegra Garcia) was a success, but his team trusts him less now that ever before. This forces him to open a very big door, literally. And it’s one whose secret was first hinted at back in Titans #24.
Since we launched our DC Digital Comics in June, we’ve been constantly soliciting your feedback as to what you want to see happen with our digital program. #1 on the list at all times is “I want comics on my Android device!”
Here's a couple of variant covers (and one non-variant) to end the day. We've got a double dose of BRIGHTEST DAY, with the covers to issues #17 and #18. Issue #17 is a non-variant by David Finch, and #18 is a variant by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert. Next, Bill Sienkiewicz has an energetic, stylish cover for DCU: LEGACIES #9.