That major publishing event we mentioned earlier today? Well, here it is.
Original stories featuring Batman and Superman in graphic novel form from the biggest creators out there. But these aren’t one-offs. We’re talking ongoing series of OGNs in a new continuity, on a new Earth.
So long, Smallville; hello, Metropolis. Join Geoff Johns and Gary Frank as they explore a very different Metropolis from the one we currently know – one that has yet to experience life with Superman as its protector. Witness the transformative power one person can have on a city as young Clark Kent joins The Daily Planet, and Superman takes to the skies and gives everyone a reason to look up. Nice way to kick off the week, eh
Writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank's exploration of the origin of the greatest Super Hero of all time continues, as readers witness young Clark Kent's initial journey into the late 30th century as Superboy, and also see how meeting the Legion of Super-Heroes shapes the Man of Steel he will one day become. Plus, a dash of young Lex.
SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #2 hits 10/28. Enjoy some pages below.
It started in a tiny town. Smallville, Kansas, to be exact.
There, a boy named Clark Kent would begin to learn the lessons that would help him become not just a man, but the world’s greatest defender and a universal symbol of hope and freedom: Superman.
The moment we've all been waiting for is close at hand. The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank reunite to present the modern origin of the Man of Steel, and it all starts with a gigantic 48-[age first issue. Chronicling Clark Kent's journey from Smallville to Metropolis, you'll experience the beginnings of some of comics' most beloved characters, including Lex Luthor, the Legion of Super-Heroes, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and more.
Ooh, look! Sun! I’d forgotten what that looks like. Neat. Today is a bit of a mad scramble (what else is new?). We’re wrapping up the lettering on ACTION COMICS #879, which means a lot of emailing back and forth with letterer Rob Leigh. He’s come up with what I think will be a stronger method for the English subtitles to all the crazy Kryptonian speak going on in the book. And if this doesn’t work, we’ll just start throwing sound chips in the book!
Superman's been drafted into New Krypton's Military Guild, so it's starting to look like General Zod might have finally put the Man of Steel under his control. But when an order comes down commanding Kal to commit an act of brutality, Superman has to choose between his duty and what's right. Click below for some pages from the issue, featuring a snazzy Howard Chaykin variant.
SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #2 hits on 5/6.