Your Guide to Convergence
Francesco Francavilla on the cover to DETECTIVE COMICS #874
Yesterday, we gave you a glimpse at artist Francesco Francavilla’s lovely cover for DETECTIVE COMICS #874 — but what’s the story behind how we got there? For that, we went right to the artist for a quick recap of what went into that lovely piece of art. Take it away, Francesco:
Find out how Bruce Wayne returned, courtesy of Morrison, Garbett
Bruce Wayne is back – but how did the world’s greatest detective overcome Darkseid’s Omega Effect and return to his proper place in time and in Gotham?
Renowned boxing writer Bert Sugar talks to CBR about SUPERMAN vs. MUHAMMAD ALI
Comic Book Resources posted a really cool Superman feature today. In the piece, interviewer Jeffrey Renaud picks renowned boxing expert Bert Randolph Sugar’s brain to analyze the matchup between Superman and the great Muhammad Ali.
How does Bruce Wayne’s return affect Red Robin?
And how does the beginning of Batman, Inc. work into Red Robin's plan to initiate an international stranglehold on crime? If Batman approves of everything Red Robin has set in motion, what will he do when his protégé decides to release the gang-leader-and-maybe-undercover-cop Lynx from prison?
Another cool DETECTIVE COMICS sneak peek
After Jock emailed over that epic Batman splash page, it was only fair that COMMISSIONER GORDON artist Francesco Francavilla chime in. And wow. Is that a great piece of art – the cover to DETECTIVE COMICS #874.
Can Knight and Squire beat the bad guy – and make it home in time for dinner?
In this second issue from the team of writer Paul Cornell and artist Jimmy Broxton, our trusty heroes venture into rural England – or as they know it, home. But when someone starts using dangerous dark magic, they spring into action only to face a surprising and unassuming enemy. Can they take down a powerful magical enemy with their usual wit and charm? Let’s hope so.