Earlier today, we announced that all the books in the first two weeks of release from DC Comics-The New 52. As we ready for the week two books to hit stores, here are some of the press highlights from the past few days.
The Labor Day weekend didn’t slow down the publicity wave for DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, including high profile exclusive previews: USA TODAY has the exclusive first look at DETECTIVE COMICS #1 and an interview with writer/artist Tony S. Daniel who told the paper that “fresh, brand-new villains are the ones who will give Batman challenges he's never faced before.”
Upon the arrival of his long lost wife, Frankenstein agrees to join her in the ranks of S.H.A.D.E. (the Super Human Advanced Defense Executive), a highly secretive black ops super-agents team making their way to Europe to aid The Resistance. But first, the Creature Commandos will have to stop in Romania to find Nina’s father, the only person who might be able to save Griffith’s life after he is shot by a silver bullet.
This week on THE SOURCE, we’ll be providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of one of the upcoming titles from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, the highly anticipated ANIMAL MAN. Today, we’re going to kick off these posts by showing you highlights from Jeff Lemire’s original proposal for the series. Keep in mind that this is not the entire proposal and that some of the information has been redacted, but there are spoilers nonetheless. So if you want your reading experience to be spoiler free, please stop reading now.
We’re just one month after the announcement of the books in the “Dark” group of DC Comics--The New 52. There's a lot of mystery surrounding these titles and the solicitations for the second issues offer another round of questions to keep fans guessing: Can the Justice League Dark turn against one of their own? Was Alec Holland wrong about Swamp Thing’s origins? What is the S.O.M.B.I.E. appearing in FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E.? Will Mitch Shelly, a.k.a. Resurrection Man, find the answers he’s looking for about his past?
The Harvey Awards, named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, were announced yesterday. Check out DC Comics’ illustrious list of nominees below. BEST COLORIST Jose Villarrubia, CUBA : MY REVOLUTION, Vertigo/DC Comics BEST NEW SERIES AMERICAN VAMPIRE, Scott Snyder, Stephen King and Rafael Albuquerque, Vertigo/DC Comics MOST PROMISING NEW TALENT Scott Snyder, AMERICAN VAMPIRE, Vertigo/DC Comics BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC PUBLICATION FOR YOUNGER READERS TINY TITANS, Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani, DC Comics BEST DOMESTIC REPRINT PROJECT