CBR Talks THE NEW 52: FUTURES END with Brian Azzarello, Keith Giffen, Dan Jurgens and Jeff Lemire

When new weekly series THE NEW 52: FUTURES END was announced last month via the ASSOCIATED PRESS, not many details were revealed. Fans learned that characters Batman Beyond,  Frankenstein and Firestorm, would be involved and that the story would take place 5 years from the current DC Universe storyline.

DC Entertainment 2014 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY Selections Announced

Yesterday, DC ENTERTAINMENT announced THE NEW 52: FUTURES END will be one of their Free Comic Book Day titles for 2014. In addition, TEEN TITANS GO! #1 will be available at participating comic shops across the country for children of all ages.

So get ready for Free Comic Book Day 2014, which takes place the first Saturday of May!

ASSOCIATED PRESS announces THE NEW 52: FUTURES END

Today, the ASSOCIATED PRESS announced that DC Comics will be publishing a
new weekly comic book series titled THE NEW 52: FUTURES END.  Written by
Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen and Brian Azzarello THE NEW 52:
FUTURES END is set five years in the future.

Launching in stores across the country on Free Comic Book Day in May 2014,
this series will be accessible to current fans and new readers alike.

First Look at FOREVER EVIL #4

This Christmas Eve, see the Dark Knight like you’ve never seen him before.

In FOREVER EVIL #4, Batman must deal with the guilt of Nightwing’s identity being revealed. And even if Dick Grayson returns from the Crime Syndicate alive, will his life be forever ruined now that his deepest secret is out?

5.2 Reasons to Explore the Villainous Side of Batman: The Dark Knight

They say that a hero is only as good as his villain—which is arguably what makes Batman so dang amazing. After all, let’s face it, the Dark Knight holds, hands down, the most infamous and recognizable Rogues Gallery in the history of comic books.

From the Joker, the Riddler and Catwoman to Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and Two-Face, to Penguin, Scarecrow and oh so many more, the ill-famed inmates of Arkham, the criminally capricious citizens of Gotham both frighten and fascinate comic fans of all ages with their complexity, depth and completely insanely bazonkers gimmicks.

Geoff Johns on the conclusion to his epic GREEN LANTERN run

So here’s the sad news: Doug Mahnke and I are closing the GREEN LANTERN SAGA that began with GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH #1 with this May’s 64-page GREEN LANTERN #20. As every storyline is coming to a head, it feels like the right time. The book is still doing great. The characters are as vibrant as ever. Let’s go out how we started – on a high note.

Counting up between the GREEN LANTERN monthly series, REBIRTH, BLACKEST NIGHT and the various one-shots and specials…that makes over 100 issues of GREEN LANTERN I’ve had the absolute privilege, pleasure and fortune to write.

5.2 Reasons We Love Ethan Van Sciver

There’s little question that we comic book fans love visual storytelling. It’s why we read comic books and watch blockbuster movies, sometimes even at the same time. (We once tried to read WATCHMEN while watching the Matrix trilogy. Yeah… Let’s just say that it was a long time before we could look at a plate of calamari without screaming and running away in terror.)

 

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