Each week, DC Comics will be releasing a free—that's right, FREE—digital comic book issue featuring a sample chapter from one of our 25 Essential Graphic Novels as well as sample pages from the 2014 Essentials catalog. This week: Identity Crisis #1!
Batman is one of the most iconic superheroes of all time. He made his landmark first appearance in DETECTIVE COMICS #27 in 1939. The incredible influence of The Dark Knight has transformed the comics industry through the decades, and Batman is just as relevant and beloved by fans today as he was when he was first introduced 75 years ago.
Comic book fans have a lot to look forward to today with New York Comic-Con kicking off in just a few hours. And just in time for the show, USA TODAY made a few announcements that’ll surely be the talk of the convention amongst fans of the Dark Knight!
Launching next spring, BATMAN ETERNAL is an all-new weekly series that comes to you from “showrunner” and BATMAN writer, Scott Snyder, along with writers James Tynion IV, John Layman, Ray Fawkes, and Tim Seeley, and artist Jason Fabok.
Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of many titles including IDENTITY CRISIS and numerous novels including The Book of Fate, The Tenth Justice, Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Zero Game, Book of Lies and The Inner Circle:
Last week, you may have seen that IDENTITY CRISIS, the game-changing book written by New York Times bestselling novelist Brad Meltzer (Dead Even), will be receiving DC’s Absolute treatment later this year. Brad shared his thoughts on the book and what this new edition means to him:
And you thought we were done with SDCC 2010 posts! Well, far from it. While at the show, we managed to snag a number of pictures – of fans, creators and other assorted highlights from the show. So, scroll below for a visual recap of the event, courtesy of my cellphone camera and others. Click below to begin.
...But a thousand words ain't too shabby, either!
Don’t get me wrong… words AND pictures are where it’s at fer me... but reading ANYTHING these days puts us all in a very, very elite club. But if you find yourself liking the work of the writers-- nay, AUTHORS-- who pen DC Comics these days, there is a veritable library of OTHER material available to you these days written by the very same people.