The new creative team of writer Paul Cornell and artist Pete Woods – along with amazing covers from a certain Mr.Finch – dive into the world of Metropolis with ACTION COMICS #890, an oversized issue that puts the spotlight squarely on a frighteningly familiar face (how’s that for alliteration?): Lex Luthor.
PLUS! WHY DOES AQUALAD REFUSE TO SWIM? WHAT’S MARK STRONG AS SINESTRO REALLY LIKE? AND TELL US WHAT HERO YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LEAP INTO LIVE ACTION!
Yanick Paquette steps into the artist’s chair and joins forces with writer Grant Morrison to tell a pirate’s tale – featuring our hero, a time-lost Bruce Wayne, struggling to find his way back home as some of his own friends struggle to prevent it from happening. But let’s see if he survives a dangerous bout with something more dangerous than seasickness.
September marks the conclusion of BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE — but what does that mean for the Dark Knight? We’re not telling, but click below for a few clues.
On the cover to BRIGHTEST DAY #4? Yup. How is that possible, you ask? What’s going on with the Hawks? You’ll get a few ideas from the pages below, but you’ll have to wait until BRIGHTEST DAY #4 hits tomorrow for the full scoop, courtesy of Mr. Johns, Tomasi, Reis, Finch, Gleason, Clark and Syaf.
In the second installment of writer Len Wein’s epic tale of the early days of the DC Universe, the exploits of the mystery men and other emerging heroes inspire the everyday populace to fight crime. Groups like the Justice Society of America encourage regular citizens to action: Meet the Newsboy Legion and more. Meanwhile, the Seven Soldiers of Victory unite against an unusual enemy.
Superman's pal takes center stage when a new JIMMY OLSEN co-feature starts in September's ACTION COMICS #893! Written by rising star Nick Spencer (of such buzzed-about Image mini-series as EXISTENCE 2.0, FORGETLESS and the upcoming MORNING GLORIES) and drawn by R.B. Silva (who's drawing July's SECRET SIX #23), this co-feature promises to be a whole lotta fun.
You've played the game, but why stop there?
Today, we get to unveil the second wave of DC Direct's hyper-detailed ARKHAM ASYLUM figures, based on the bestselling game, which pits the Dark Knight against his deadliest foes -- on the frightening Arkham Island.
All things BRIGHTEST DAY continue to chug along at a frenetic pace, and we’ve got a first look at what’s going down in the September-shipping batch of titles. Click below for more.