Well, that was a doozy of an issue, wasn’t it? The final page of BATMAN AND ROBIN #12 not only capped off an exciting run of issues by writer Grant Morrison and artist Andy Clarke, but also marked the return of a long-missed and unexpected character. Did you have any inkling it was…oh, wait. You haven’t read the issue yet? Yeesh. Well, hop to it, then!
Geoff Johns and artist Francis Manapul continue to speed up the tension – yes, pun intended – in the second issue of THE FLASH series, as Barry Allen continues to investigate the “Dastardly Death of the Rogues.” But when the case takes a dramatic turn, will even the Fastest Man Alive have any idea who the main suspect is?
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?
It’s the Battle for Mars, courtesy of writers Sterling Gates, James Robinson and artist Eduardo Pansica. With Superman having left the Kryptonian military to try and stop the war, General Zod needs to find a new Commander El – Superman’s cousin Supergirl.
THE WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #2 hits 5/12.
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.
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.