Frazer Irving joins writer Grant Morrison for three issues. A villain returns to threaten the Dynamic Duo. An unexpected claim is made on the fortune of Bruce Wayne. Oh, and the amazing talents of Grant Morrison. Need we say more? Here's a sneak peek at a few pages from the issue, which hits Thursday. [gallery link="file"]
We showed you the cover yesterday, but we’ve got another enticing extra from the upcoming October Absolute collection of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely’s epic ALL STAR SUPERMAN run. Namely, an engaging and essential from famed designer and author Chip Kidd. Click below for the full text. NO TIME TO LOSE.
This week is all about celebrating the Man of Steel and the many creators and eras he’s been involved with. And we’d be remiss if we didn’t include writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely’s epic, emotional and classic run on ALL STAR SUPERMAN. But why re-hash the obvious when we can bring out something new? Namely, a beautiful new image of Superman that will grace the cover of the Absolute Edition of ALL STAR SUPERMAN, which hits in October?
Yanick Paquette steps into the artist’s chair and joins forces with writer Grant Morrison to tell a pirate’s tale – featuring our hero, a time-lost Bruce Wayne, struggling to find his way back home as some of his own friends struggle to prevent it from happening. But let’s see if he survives a dangerous bout with something more dangerous than seasickness. BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #3 hits 6/23. [gallery link="file"]
Talk about a stellar cast of guest-bloggers this week, huh? Grant Morrison, Andy Kubert, David Finch, Dustin Nguyen, Shane Davis…Can we keep going? Well, yes. We have one more – last, and certainly not least, we checked in with OUTSIDERS and BATMAN AND ROBIN artist Philip Tan to get a look at his contribution to the landmark 700th BATMAN issue. Take it away, Philip.
Next on our list of amazing artists who’ve stopped by to talk Batman is Dustin Nguyen, who’s put together an impressive run on Batman, first with DETECTIVE COMICS and now on BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM. And as you can see from the piece below, not only is Dustin one of the nicest guys in comics, he’s a damn fine artist as well. Let’s see what he has to say. Take it away, Dustin:
We've already gotten a glimpse at Andy Kubert’s contribution to the anniversary epic that is BATMAN #700. But why stop there? Now, we close out the day with comments from the mega-talented David Finch, who also pencils a sequence in Grant Morrison’s time-twisting tale of The Batman. What say you, David?