It’s not longer a question of IF Bruce Wayne is alive, but WHEN. And in this second issue, written by Batman virtuoso Grant Morrison with stunning artwork from Frazer Irving, we see Bruce timeslip into another era of Gotham, with plenty of surprises to keep our amnesiac Dark Knight busy. Click below for a few pages.
Far from it, gang. As you saw last week, we unveiled a handful of beautiful variant covers by some of the biggest artists in the industry, all to commemorate DC’s 75th anniversary.
And when it comes to masterful covers, you can’t go wrong with Gil Kane. Doubly so if it’s a Gil Kane Green Lantern cover, like the one below, #52:
Did you think we’d stop at just one?
We liked the idea of polling creators on their favorite covers so much – and based on their response, they liked it, too – we decided to expand the question a bit: What’s your favorite DC Comics storyline of all time?
And we saved a good one for Friday, folks.
Frank Harry’s cover to ALL STAR COMICS #16 puts the spotlight squarely on some of the key characters of the early DCU – specifically, the Justice Society of America. The first band of masked men tasked with keeping the world safe. And wow, does that cover have a lot of characters on it, huh?
This Wednesday, fans will find an innovative, historic and just plain fun collection waiting for them when they step into their comic shops.
Geoff: Anyone see FRINGE last night? If you did, or if you’ve read this blog this week, you saw the RED LANTERN/RED ARROW cover. And maybe the bizarre SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL RETURNS in the style of Frank Miller’s BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS. Or the infamous cover to CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #7, but Supergirl’s holding Superman.
This time, with more Joker!
As far as iconic covers featuring the Clown Prince of Crime go, few can compare with Jerry Robinson’s DETECTIVE COMICS #69 cover, with a looming Joker hovering over the Dynamic Duo. Let’s take a look, shall we?
We’ll have a full preview of the third issue of BRIGHTEST DAY soon enough, but in the meantime, why not spend a few minutes eyeing these two lovely covers, courtesy of artists David Finch and Ivan Reis on the variant?