The reimagining of Superman's early days concludes as he faces his toughest foe yet – his childhood friend Lex Luthor. The victor will be Metropolis's hero. If you think you know how this plays out, then you underestimate how much Luthor wants that title…
SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #6 hits 8/25.
Grant Morrison and artist Frazer Irving continue their epic BATMAN AND ROBIN tale, as one of our heroes lies near death. Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne enter the ultimate, blood-soaked battle against two foes who almost destroyed the original Batman. But are they up for the challenge? And if they can’t make it as a team, have they sealed their fates?
BATMAN AND ROBIN #14 hits 8/25.
The fireworks continue as writer Paul Cornell and artist Pete Woods continue to chronicle the mad adventures of super-villain Lex Luthor, as his all-consuming quest for power leads him straight into conflict with Deathstroke, the Terminator. What happens when the DCU's most ingenious mastermind meets its most lethal killer? Well, we’re not going to spoil all the fun.
In part 4 of the JLA/JSA crossover, everything's going dark for the two greatest Super Hero teams in all of comics as the Starheart makes its final bid to obliterate the good in Green Lantern's life – and all of reality – forcing both teams to seek help from an unlikely ally.
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #42, courtesy of James Robinson and artist Mark Bagley, hits today.
It seems like just yesterday that I was flying back from San Diego Comic-Con and now here we are and it’s time for the next stop on the 2010 DC Nation tour – Fan Expo Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada from August 27-29. Actually it was just yesterday that I flew back from San Diego, but thanks to the magic of comics you’re reading this weeks from when I write it.
We can never get too much great art, and more specifically, we can never get too much Gary Frank art. His run on SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN has been, well, superb. His knack for detail and widescreen storytelling has brought a new level of modernity to the tale of the boy from Krypton, while not sacrificing an inch of the story’s legacy.
Just in time for Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, our friends at Sony Online Entertainment have raised the curtain on another new trailer for DC Universe Online. The video is a doozy, and reveals some of the over-the-top combat and customized characters, as well as the powers and movement sets that players can choose from when creating their own addition to the DCU.
Pardon the Dylan reference, but I’m in fine spirits, sitting here at JFK. Why? Well, I’ve managed to score a few days off to head south to Nashville for some food, friends and frivolity. But no worries – we’ve got lots of good stuff ready to roll out over the next few days, including a first look at the next issue of Paul Cornell and Pete Woods’ excellent run on ACTION COMICS.
Not long ago, we broke the news that Nick Spencer and artist CAFU would be relaunching the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS in November – along with a lovely cover by superstar artist Frank Quitely. But why stop there? Editor Wil Moss was kind enough to not only shoot over some lovely CAFU character designs, but he also kept me on the phone for a few minutes to talk up just what you guys are looking at.
Writers Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi continue to turn up the pressure on our heroes, as the Hawks face separate danger in Hawkworld. Who is Queen Shrike? And Miss Martian aids the Martian Manhunter in making a startling discovery. All this while more clues surrounding the mysterious White Lantern are hinted at. Plus, where’d Deadman and Dove go?
BRIGHTEST DAY #8 hits tomorrow.