Everyone’s been talking about Batman recently. Tomorrow marks the release of the final issue of DETECTIVE COMICS prior to the launch of DC Comics-The New 52. The current run by Scott Snyder, Jock, and Francesco Francavilla has been one of the most critically acclaimed runs the title has ever had.
Abin Sur finds himself on Earth to retrieve the white entity. Yet his priorities change when he meets Hal Jordan and realizes how valuable and worth saving Earth is. As he forms an allegiance with Cyborg to save the doomed planet, Abin Sur is secretly visited by Sinestro. How will his old friend’s reveal of the prophecy called “Flashpoint” affect Abin Sur’s mission to protect Earth? And what does it mean for their relationship?
Ignore your phone calls, stop answering emails and listen to Scott Snyder talk BATMAN and AMERICAN VAMPIRE with the guys at IGN.
Throughout the day IGN has been spotlighting DC's newly-announced Batman family of first issues launching this September. IGN spoke to Batman group editor Mike Marts to get some extra insight into today's announced titles.
Check out IGN's exclusive Batman #1 coverage here!
Last week, we were following IGN's countdown of the top 100 heroes in comics all week on THE SOURCE. They've now posted the top twenty selections--and DC's secured eleven of those spots, with Wonder Woman landing at number five and Batman and Superman claiming the top two spots.
Here's the breakdown of the DC heroes who crack the top 20:
20 - Catwoman
19 - Jim Gordon
17 - Barbara Gordon
16 - Rorschach
15 - Dream of the Endless
11 - Dick Grayson
8 - Wally West
7 - Hal Jordan
5 - Wonder Woman
2 - Batman
Yesterday we told you about the countdown IGN is doing on their site this week of their top 100 super heroes of all time. As the list continued to unfold yesterday, many more DC characters made the cut - including Green Arrow, John Constantine, and Swamp Thing. Keep checking back as IGN reveals the final 20 entries.
Top-traffic game site IGN has started a countdown of their top 100 super heroes of all time. Everyday they've been unrolling more and more of their list. So far, they've revealed a little more than half of their entries and DC has secured a solid number of spots, with characters such as Black Lightning, Superboy, Jonah Hex, Booster Gold, Aquaman, and Barry Allen being included. Head on over to IGN to see the full list so far and keep checking back as the rest is revealed today and tomorrow.
The first issue of John Rozum and Frazer Irving’s XOMBI arrived to a lot of great reviews from the comics press. What did the critics have to say about XOMBI #1?
Here’s a sampling...