Chris Burnham on the Variant Cover for ACTION COMICS #7

In ACTION COMICS #7, Superman’s powers will be tested to new extremes when he attempts to save Metropolis and its citizens.

Below, take an exclusive first look at BATMAN, INCORPORATED artist Chris Burnham’s variant cover for the issue. We caught up with Burnham to ask him a little bit about his creative process, his influences and how he adapted writer Grant Morrison’s story for this stunning piece of art.

ARTISTS GENE HA AND CULLY HAMNER EXPLORE PARALLEL EARTHS IN ACTION COMICS #9

With ACTION COMICS #9, two acclaimed guest artists will explore an alternate Earth and the story of its Kryptonian protector. Multiple Eisner Award-winning artist Gene Ha will be a guest artist for the primary plot, penned by regular series writer Grant Morrison. And fresh from his recent work on THE SHADE miniseries, artist Cully Hamner will illustrate the issue’s back-up story, written by Sholly Fisch.

Andy Kubert Signing in Stamford, CT

When ACTION COMICS #5 came out earlier this month, you got a taste of artist Andy Kubert’s collaboration with writer Grant Morrison. Next month, Kubert’s 2-part arc on the series concludes with ACTION COMICS #6, which finds the present day Superman teaming up with peculiar versions of the Legion of Super-Heroes to save the Superman of five years ago from the pages of ACTION COMICS.

SERIES EDITOR MIKE MARTS ON BATMAN, INCORPORATED

We recently announced DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “Second Wave,” featuring six new series coming in May. In BATMAN, INCORPORATED, critically acclaimed writer Grant Morrison returns to the world he helped populate with a global Bat-presence, all in preparation for a major international threat. Already re-imagining the early history of Superman in ACTION COMICS, Morrison brings a fresh take on Batman to DC COMICS-THE NEW 52.

USA TODAY on DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “SECOND WAVE”

The news is out: DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 will begin releasing its “Second Wave” of titles beginning this May, with the addition of six new series. USA TODAY broke the story in this morning's newspaper, including interviews with DC Entertainment Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras, BATMAN INCORPORATED writer Grant Morrison and DIAL H writer China Miéville.

Exclusive Preview of BATMAN: LEVIATHAN STRIKES!

The wait is over. From critically acclaimed writer Grant Morrison, the first season of BATMAN INCORPORATED concludes this Wednesday with a giant-sized one-shot – BATMAN INCORPORATED: LEVIATHAN STRIKES! In the thrilling climax, secrets are revealed – but more questions arise as Batman comes closer and closer to uncovering the truth behind the Leviathan’s identity.

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: For the Grant Morrison Fan

Looking for the perfect gift for the Grant Morrison fan on your list? Well, look no further. Here are a few of Morrison’s newest comic books that are guaranteed to delight.

ACTION COMICS issues #1-4

Newly launched as part of DC Comics-The New 52, ACTION COMICS, with art by Rags Morales and Rick Bryant, features Superman as the new guy in town, and the people of Metropolis are none to pleased with their new champion.

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