We’ve got some live news this afternoon, as Senior Story Editor Ian Sattler phones in from Philadelphia, where he’s attending a signing by superstar artist J.G. Jones. What’s the good word, Ian?
The Calculator plans to exact his revenge on Oracle by first unleashing a nanovirus upon the citizens of Gotham. What does that do, you ask? Well, it’d turn everyone into mindless techno-zombies. Doesn’t sound like much fun, eh? For phase two of his plan, the Calculator plans on eliminating everyone close to Oracle – including Batgirl.
As BATMAN careens toward its landmark 700th issue, Dick Grayson’s life as the Dark Knight inches dangerously close to the edge. With the Falcone crime family and the Riddler making a mess of Gotham, Batman finds himself completely occupied and unable to see the shocking surprise that’s sure to blindside him.
This isn't just a Catman story; it's THE Catman story, as Thomas Blake continues his bloody trail of vengeance tracking the man who took away the only thing he ever cared about. This issue’s definitely not for the faint of heart, as writer Gail Simone and artist Jim Calafiore pull out all the stops.
SECRET SIX #21 hits 5/5.
Writer Brian Azzarello and artist Rags Morales return for the second installment in the FIRST WAVE mini-series, as The Golden Tree begins to bear fruit. The Blackhawks are on the hunt for the Spirit. Doc Savage is after the Blackhawks. Anton Colossi is after William “Johnny” Littlejohn.
It’s all been building to this, folks. Bruce Wayne – Batman – has been lost in time and believed dead by his closest allies. His former sidekick has taken the cowl. Gotham remains under constant assault. But the question remains: where – or when – is Batman?
Well, the headline says it all, no? Starting with issue #55, Amy Reeder steps in as the regular cover artist for SUPERGIRL, joining the already-impressive team of writer Sterling Gates and artist Jamal Igle. But we have more. A first look at Amy’s cover to the aforementioned #55. Enjoy.
A new era starts here for the GREEN LANTERN CORPS, as Tony Bedard steps in as the book’s regular writer, joined for the first arc by artist Ardian Syaf. We can’t reveal much about the first story, titled “Revolt of the Alpha Lanterns,” but we can show you a page from the first issue. That’ll tide you over for a little bit, right?