Some of the most fun I’ve had doing this blog is seeing the process behind a lot of my favorite books. Whether it’s an inked David Finch BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT cover or a Scott Snyder DETECTIVE COMICS script, the chance to get a glimpse of what happens behind the curtain makes the final product that much more exciting.
J. Michael Straczynski and artist Don Kramer continue to unravel the truth behind Wonder Woman’s new, startling status quo (with a snazzy J.H. Williams III variant, no less), as Diana discovers that the men out to killer are just the tip of the iceberg. But how can Wonder Woman survive a battle with the mysterious creature known only as the Keres?
Hey everyone, J.T. Krul here. I wanted to come by and say a few words about the premiere of my Teen Titans run starting in October. Now, I was going to talk about what a great honor it is to have the chance to work with such characters. For me, the Teen Titans are one of the top-tier teams in all of comics.
“With Titans #27, the final pieces of Deathstroke’s team are now in place, which means we finally get to see Roy in action as a Titan again. Unfortunately for him, when you’re high, fighting isn’t easy. And you can also make mistakes. Big ones. This issue also reveals the next puzzle piece in Deathstroke’s master plan.
Paul Cornell and guest artist Sean Chen join forces to reveal the latest chapter in Lex Luthor’s ongoing quest for power. But when a raid on Gorilla Grodd’s home turf goes awry, only bad can follow.
Also, this issue marks the first installment of writer Nick Spencer and artist R.B. Silva’s JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, which includes the DCU debut of Smallville’s own Chloe Sullivan.
Not only does November’s DC UNIVERSE: LEGACIES feature a lead story by the stellar team of regular writer Len Wein and artist Dan Jurgens, but it features a back-up with art by comic book legend Brian Bolland. Not only do we get to see Bolland’s detailed art take on the Atom, but the story is set in a time longtime readers of Bolland’s work should be familiar with.
The Flash and his Rogues throw down on the streets of Central City as the mystery surrounding the Flash foes from the future deepens. Is Barry Allen a murderer? Will he survive long enough to find out?
Swing by your shop today and grab a copy of THE FLASH #5, by the all-star creative team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Francis Manapul.
The changes happening behind the scenes this week are part of a greater campaign to reshape DC Comics and build a company for the future.