Bane's Return to Darkness

When Bane was first introduced, he was one of Batman’s most notorious villains. Remember that whole broken back thing? Exactly. Since becoming a member of the Secret Six team, however, Bane has been a man of honor seeking his righteous path. But recent events have forced him to see the ineffectuality of his journey. Will anyone be able to turn Bane from his his sinister impulses – or has the obsession taken him over again?

SECRET SIX #34, written by Gail Simone and with art by J. Calafiore, hits stores this June.

How far down are you willing to go?

Remember the “Get Out of Hell Free” card the Secret Six tracked down in series’ first arc? Well, it’s become the focus of desire once again, with two members of the team planning to use it. But just how far will they have to go to get what they want?

SECRET SIX #31, by Gail Simone and J. Calafiore, goes on sale March 2.

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Lex Luthor makes Scandal Savage an offer she can't refuse

Why are the Secret Six helping Lex Luthor? Lex doesn't want to take Vandal

Savage on by himself, so he hires Scandal and her teammates to lend him a

hand against the immortal villain.

But why would they agree to help him? What does Lex Luthor offer that would

convince the Secret Six to help out the most notorious man in Metropolis?

ACTION COMICS #896 is the first of a two-part crossover with Secret Six #29,

and hits stores on Wednesday.

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‘Reptile Brain’ concludes in SECRET SIX #28

Writer Gail Simone and artist J. Calafiore up the ante as they speed toward the conclusion of the “Reptile Brain” storyline, as the survivors of the two warring factions of the Secret Six face a danger even more horrifying than each other. And where’s Warlord?

SECRET SIX #28 hits Wednesday.

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The Secret Dozen? Not quite

It's Scandal's Secret Six vs. Bane's Secret Six in the savage secret world of Skartaris, courtesy of writer Gail Simone and artist J. Calafiore. But who is manipulating the two teams, and who has vowed to track them both down?

SECRET SIX #26 hits 10/6.

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It’s game on in SECRET SIX #25

This is the showdown you've been waiting for, as two Secret Six teams head for a nasty collision, courtesy of writer Gail Simone and artist J. Calafiore. Who is left standing, and will there even be a Secret Six when the dust settles? Bad guy guests galore in this turning point issue.

SECRET SIX #25 hits today.

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Editor Sean Ryan talks SECRET SIX’s next arc

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Sean Ryan here, editor at DC Comics. I edit a little book I like to call SECRET SIX. Perhaps you’ve heard of it; read about it online, etc. Or perhaps a friend has told you about it. Or maybe a stuffy authority figure has told you that you shouldn’t read it because it’s full of sex and violence and verbal innuendo, courtesy of writer Gail Simone.

‘Cat in the Cradle’ concludes in SECRET SIX #22

Have you been reading SECRET SIX? If not, for shame. This issue, #22, marks the finale of the latest Gail Simone/J. Calafiore collabo, and it shows fan-favorite Catman going postal on all those that have made his nine lives difficult. Will the other members of the Six bail just when Catman needs a hand? Is one of the team quitting for good? Anything’s possible.

SECRET SIX #22 hits 6/9, and keep your eyes on The Source for more info on the next SECRET SIX arc, won’t you?

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Head into AZRAEL #1 with BATMAN ANNUAL #27

Writer Fabian Nicieza and artist J. Calafiore present a tale of a murdered priest. A desecrated grave marker. A kidnapped child. A secret key. A mystery whose solution could upset the world order. For Batman and Robin to stop the rampage of a zealot named Amon, the Sixth Sinner, they first have to halt a deadlier foe intent on making sure Amon succeeds. To end the killer's mad scheme, Batman faces Azrael, Death's Dark Knight. "The Eighth Deadly Sin" continues in DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #11 and sets the stage for this month's premiere issue of the AZRAEL ongoing series.

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