Kicking off a new 5-issue storyline, writer James Robinson sets the stage for the monumental SUPERMAN #700, with some help from artist Javier Pina. Mon-El makes his triumphant return to Metropolis with a new look and a determined manner just in time to combat the unstoppable fury of Bizarro.
A new arc titled "Blackhawk Down" from writer Royal McGraw and artist Marcos Marz begins with a bang as Wayne Industries collaborator Blackhawk Industries has valuable information stolen right under Batman's nose. An investigation leads him to Poland and a giant robot, but The Dark Knight will have to enlist the help of Lady Blackhawk to solve the case.
Writer Chris Yost continues his guest writing stint, as the Huntress and Man-Bat are held captive by a priest driven to the edge of insanity by Gotham itself. And, let's just say the message Gotham is relaying to our dear, demented villain doesn't bode well for our heroes. Check out a few pages below.
A thing that lives… and fights for its soul. The shambling walking doll that is Brother Power, the Geek has been reborn in Gotham City without a home or purpose. Could destiny have something in store for this seemingly lost relic? And why does his appearance cut into Batman's heart like none of Gotham's strange monsters ever has before? Well, you'll have to read the issue to find out.
Geoff Johns and artist Jerry Ordway team up to present you with the return of Superboy-Prime. The grasp of BLACKEST NIGHT knows no bounds, and it's reached the doorstep of Superboy-Prime. And, if you can believe it, Prime has met his match. But we can't say much more. What we can do is show you a batch of pages from the issue.
Writer Fabian Nicieza and artist Ramon Bachs present the second issue of the new ongoing Azrael series, as the White Ghost presents a trial to the new Azrael: save an Angel or condemn a Devil. While it may sound like a simple choice, Azrael has to decide if the perceived saint is a sinner or if the sinner is an innocent man.
Supergirl has finally brought Reactron back to New Krypton so he can be held accountable for murdering her father, Zor-El. While the debate about what to do with him rages among the people of New Krypton, the planet's ruler – and Supergirl's mother – remains unsure. Should Alura have Reactron executed? And will Supergirl allow it to happen if her mother decides to go that route?
A few things about this issue: Readers will meet the greatest threat to face the Flash family in decades. A new hero will step into an old speedster's boots. Barry Allen makes the ultimate sacrifice. Yep. You read that correctly. Courtesy of superstar writer Geoff Johns and artist Ethan Van Sciver.
Well, a ton, dear Source reader. Too much to capably sum up in one blog post. It's also way too early to give too much away. But, we can showcase some of the lovely artwork gracing the covers of the Bat-titles hitting in February, featuring the talents of Frank Quitely, Dustin Nguyen, Phil Noto and many more. So, take another bite of your lunch and look 'em over.