The “Night of the Owls” is coming this May, pitting the extended Bat-family against the deadly Court of Owls. A shadowy secret society with roots that date back to Gotham City’s earliest history, the Court employs a cadre of timeless, sinister assassins known as Talons to execute its malevolent will.Of the steampunk-inspired Talon that will face-off against BATWING during the crossover, BATMAN artist Greg Capullo said, “It was like using a magnet in a junkyard. Just a lot of stuff that doesn’t mean much, but looks cool.”
Fan-favorite artist Marcus To will be joining writer Judd Winick on BATWING, beginning with issue #9 in May. To is currently illustrating the six-issue HUNTRESS miniseries, which follows the international adventures of the extended Bat-family through Italy. With BATWING, he’ll be bringing his distinctive style to the heroic exploits of David Zavimbe in Africa’s Democratic Republic of Congo.
Earlier today, we linked to all of the exclusive previews of the first batch of sixth issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, on sale tomorrow. Below, take a look at all the previews that ran (sorted alphabetically and separated by cover), compiled here in one easy location for your convenience. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="4"]
Here’s a round up of the exclusive previews from this week’s DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 releases, on sale tomorrow. USA TODAY has a sneak peek at RED LANTERNS #6. "I really liked the idea of taking these monsters, who are normally portrayed as wild forces of destruction, and really getting under their skin, finding out what made them rage and where their rage might lead them (and) making them individual," series writer Peter Milligan said of the Red Lantern Corps.
BATMAN #8 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Backup story art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE Cover by GREG CAPULLO Variant cover by JASON FABOK 1:200 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale APRIL 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The fan-favorite creative team of Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs will be illustrating a special two-part BATWING story arc, beginning with issue 7 in March. Best known for their stellar run on BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM, the pair is also currently working on JUSTICE LEAGUE BEYOND.
Earlier today, we linked to all of the exclusive previews of the first batch of fifth issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 that are going on sale tomorrow. Below, take a look at all the previews that ran (sorted alphabetically and separated by cover), compiled here in one easy location for your convenience. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="4"]
To help kick off 2012, here's a round up of exclusive previews from the first round of fifth issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, on sale tomorrow.