Superman continues his walk across America with a stop in Ogden, Utah and another for a conversation with Batman in Salt Lake City. The winning letter came to us from Ryan Doman of Ogden. Thanks, Ryan! The issue features art by the extremely talented Travel Foreman and Eddy Barrows. SUPERMAN #710 is on sale tomorrow. [gallery link="file" order="DESC"]
DC RETROACTIVE: BATMAN – THE ‘70s #1 From artist Tom Mandrake and classic writer Len Wein comes a new story that sets Batman in the heart of the ‘70s, a decade that transitioned him from TV’s campy Caped Crusader into today’s Dark Knight Detective. ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 20 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
This past weekend at WonderCon, VP of Sales, Bob Wayne, announced RETRO-ACTIVE. Published throughout July and August 2011, these are exactly the kinds of one-shots people often associate with summer. RETRO-ACTIVE reunites classic writers and artists with classic characters Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and Justice League of America, returning to the interpretations they are best known for. Each of these series will have 3 one-shots that pay homage respectively to the‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s.
New episodes of BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD return to Cartoon Network tonight, with Batman facing up against another of the world's greatest superheroes: Superman! The Man of Steel is turned evil when infected by red kryptonite, and it's up to Batman to find a way to turn him back to his old self if they want to thwart Lex Luthor's latest scheme against Metropolis. Catch “The Battle of the Superheroes!” when it premiers on Cartoon Network tonight at 6:30 PM!
Man, you have to love the art team on Detective Comics - both Jock and Francesco Francavilla have been filling my inbox with sneak peeks at some great Batman art from upcoming issues. Jock just sent over the amazing splash above from DETECTIVE COMICS #876 - I'll let him tell us about it:
I'm so excited to have artist Chris Burnham become a permanent part of the Batman group. As soon as Chris helped out on a few pages in BATMAN & ROBIN #16, we knew we had someone special in our hands. Chris brings a unique look to Batman-it's difficult to define his style or compare him to others-he's truly an artist in an area all of his own. Readers will be amazed at the artwork he provided for BATMAN, INC. #4 ... and he's already hard at work on issues #6 and #7![gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
The Batman does not like guns. Specifically, Bruce Wayne does not like guns. The reason why was established long ago. An alley. A mugger. A murder. In the opening pages of BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT issue 2, on sale Wednesday, writer/artist David Finch has the Batman dispatch the Penguins' goons. When he tells them, "No more guns", we believe him.[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]