MAXIM chatted with AQUAMAN writer Geoff Johns who spoke in the defense of Aquaman and his cool cast of characters. . “Her background is really interesting,” Johns said of Mera. “She felt very strong to me, her hydroconnect powers are very interesting - controlling the water is visually beautiful and I felt the character was very appealing. That’s why we introduced her in BLACKEST NIGHT and had her stand on her own before we brought Aquaman in.
The air has gotten colder. Here in New York, we’re already walking over to our offices in jackets and scarves. Stores have started putting out holiday decorations and lots of new holiday music has begun to play. So as you start to prepare for this holiday season, be sure to check out BATMAN: NOEL, the new original graphic novel that gives a Dark Knight twist to Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. “I think it's important to note too that this isn't an adaptation.
Everyone from Solomon Grundy to DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Dan DiDio was at New York Comic Con this past weekend. In case you’ve been unplugged from the Internet all day, there are ton of recaps from the convention.
Big news out of New York Comic Con: Shazam is coming to DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. Written by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Geoff Johns and illustrated by acclaimed artist Gary Frank, THE CURSE OF SHAZAM will unfold as a back-up adventure that will appear in JUSTICE LEAGUE – also written by Johns. What manner of adventure is in store for Billy Batson and his big, red alter ego? It’s too soon to say for sure, but you can bet that THE SOURCE will have all the updates, so stay tuned.
As part of DC Comics-The New 52 Art Tour, GREEN LANTERN artist, Doug Mahnke will be appearing at Source Comics Wednesday, October 12 in Falcon Heights, MN.
Doug is enjoying the challenge of drawing Hal Jordan as a civilian. Here, Doug explains what feelings and emotions he is trying to convey in Hal Jordan’s face and body language. Check out his pencils and the final colored image of panel 4 on page 4 from GREEN LANTERN issue #2 below, and pick up a copy next week.