Hey everybody – Senior Story Editor Ian Sattler here. It’s almost hard to put into words how excited I am right now. I’m not talking about winning the championship in my fantasy basketball league -- and that was pretty awesome. I’m not talking about the huge sandwich I had for lunch that was totally killer. I’m not even talking about my copy of Van Halen that I found last night, which is an all-time classic. No, I’m excited because working at DC Comics right now is amazing! We’re close to the end of Battle for the Cowl and a Batman event in June that’s going to change everything. The
What happens when every villain and hero on the planet wants your head on a platter? Welcome to the world of the Human Flame. As he awakens, seconds after the end of FINAL CRISIS, the two-bit thug realizes that he's a dead man walking for his role in the death of the Martian Manhunter. Broke and powerless, there's little choice in what he can do: Run like hell and cross his fingers. Check out the first few pages from FINAL CRISIS AFTERMATH: RUN #1, from writer Matt Sturges and artist Freddie E. Williams II.
Fame can quickly get to your head, and when you're an ex-con coasting on a sudden rush of popularity, it's hard to deal with the harsh realities of life. So learns the Tattooed Man. Flush from his flirtation with being a good guy after FINAL CRISIS, the former villain returns home to be welcomed as a hero. But being a hero and thinking you're one are very different things.