Six years ago, the legend of Batman emerged amid the greatest catastrophe Gotham had ever endured. A maniac calling himself The Riddler shut down all electric power mere days before a terrifying superstorm. But the Dark Knight isn’t the only hero to surface during this moment in time known only as the ZERO YEAR!
SPOILER ALERT: If you have not read BATMAN #25 or the ZERO YEAR tie-ins yet and do not wish to know what happens, stop reading this post now (major spoilers ahead!).
Welcome to What's New in The New 52 – where you, the fans, get a sneak peek at the stuff that crosses our desks. This little feature is a way to keep you all in the loop about what's new, different and exciting in The New 52 – whether it's a character design, cover, splash page or panel.
Beginning with a cheeky tribute to Alan Moore's seminal V for Vendetta and wrapping up by bringing Forever Evil #3 to life in the halls of LA's Comikaze, "DC All Access" Episode 4 debuted this Tuesday with an episode that featured no shortage of fun moments and pages and pages of gorgeous comic book art.
Last month, Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras gave you your first look at Rafael Albuquerque’s incredible interior art for ANIMAL MAN #25. Well we’re so excited for this issue here at the DC offices that today we’re giving you another sneak peek inside of it!
This November, Oliver Queen will head to Gotham City.
A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in issue, GREEN ARROW #25 finds Oliver becoming Green Arrow for the first time! In the gallery above, take a look at Andrea Sorrentino’s interior art for the issue, which depicts “Zero Year”-era Killer Moth (in his New 52 debut!), Diggle facing off against Killer Moth to protect Oliver’s mother, Moira (also making her New 52 debut!), and “Zero Year”-era Green Arrow and Batman teaming up to fight Killer Moth!
Jeff Lemire [GREEN ARROW, TRINITY WAR, TRILLIUM, ANIMAL MAN] debuted a new character, John Diggle, in GREEN ARROW #24. The timing is perfect, as Arrow premiere's its second season tonight, October 9 on the CW, with an established Diggle of its own, played by actor David Ramsey.
Lemire and Ramsey recently spoke together for the first time about their experiences bringing Diggle to their respective mediums.