One of the pleasant surprises of the last few months has been BATMAN: BEYOND, from writer Adam Beechen and artist Ryan Benjamin. Beechen’s whodunit take, involving Batman villains past, present and future, connected with fans of the original animated series and a number of new readers intrigued by the futuristic Batman and his vast supporting cast – both familiar and new.
It's good to have you loyal members of the DC Nation with us during these exciting times. As we get closer to the end of an epic 2010, we are pleased to tell you that 2011 is going to be even more amazing. We are in full gear with plans for your favorite characters, and the list of new ideas is growing every day.
Finally, the “lost” Bernie Wrightson Batman story has arrived. Written by veteran Ron Marz with inks by the masterful Kevin Nowlan, the story pits the Dark Knight against Solomon Grundy and features full-page illustrations throughout the issue.
I know what scares me. But that’s not relevant. What is? How about what scares the master of horror, Stephen King? Monsters? Long lines in the grocery store? Vampires?
No one disputes the fact that Batman’s the world’s greatest detective – but can he solve a crime on a timer? Writer James Patrick and artist Steve Scott present a gritty, hardboiled tale of the Dark Knight in this special standalone issue that peeks into the mind of the Batman.
BATMAN: CONFIDENTIAL #49 hits tomorrow.
This January, fans will get a Batman tale like no other, by two of the most masterful creators to ever take on the Dark Knight.
We’ve got another batch of nice variant cover art to unveil, including Lee Garbett’s gritty BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #6 cover, Gary Frank’s masterful take on GREEN ARROW #5, another lovely Cliff Chiang JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST cover, Gene Ha’s take on SUPERMAN #704 and the latest from regular WONDER WOMAN and ZATANNA variant cover artists Alex Garner and Brian Bolland, respectively.
The Freedom Fighters face the ancient threat of the Renegades, whose magic may be too much for the heroes to overcome. Has the Lost America conquered the Living America? Only Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti know, but we’ve got some clues from the second issue featuring the art of Travis Moore to help you along.
FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2 hits tomorrow.
Black Manta vs. Aquaman!
The return of Deathstorm!
And a double-page spread that will make your jaw drop. Twice.
All courtesy of writers Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi and the all star artistic team of Reis, Gleason, Clark and Prado.
BRIGHTEST DAY #11 hits Wednesday.