[gallery link="file" columns="2"] Do the above two images look similar? The first is the iconic spread by Jon Bogdanove and Dennis Janke from the classic Death of Superman storyline, the second is by Dan Jurgens and Jerry Ordway for next week's DCU Legacies #8. A few words from the book's editor, Mike Carlin, who also edited the original Death of Superman story:
We teased a bit from this series last week, but now, we’ve got lots more to unvel. But what is WEIRD WORLDS? Well, I’m glad you asked. Each month, you'll be treated to new 10-page chapters in three exciting serials. In this debut issue, Kevin Van Hook and Jerry Ordway bring you the continuing adventures of Lobo – yup, the last Czarnian is back and up to his usual misdeeds. Aaron Lopresti introduces you to his newest creation, the kind-hearted monster called Garbageman. And Kevin Maguire takes you to the farthest reaches of outer space with the space-faring hero known as Tanga.
Geoff Johns and artist Jerry Ordway team up to present you with the return of Superboy-Prime. The grasp of BLACKEST NIGHT knows no bounds, and it's reached the doorstep of Superboy-Prime. And, if you can believe it, Prime has met his match. But we can't say much more. What we can do is show you a batch of pages from the issue. ADVENTURE COMICS #4 hits 11/18. [gallery link="file"]
Well, you will, dear Source readers. All in due time. But first, a few things: Because of the holiday, "blogging will be light" today. Meaning, this is basically it. Also, I'm on vacation. Heck, I might be on the beach as you read this. But fear not -- thanks to great advances in blogging technology, it'll be like I never left. You'll get your regular dose of Source goodness at the usual times. But please, try to miss me. Oh, right. I promised the cover to ADVENTURE COMICS #5. Well, here it is. See you in a week.
Writer/artist Jerry Ordway steps in for a few issues before the new regular team of Bill Willingham, Matt Sturges and artist Jesus Merino take over, and he's got some fun stuff in store. The younger members of the JSA find their headquarters in lockdown mode -- with Flash, Green Lantern and Wildcat stuck inside. Can the junior team break into their own base? And what Atomic Age secret returns to haunt the three JSA founders? Find out some of the answers -- and a few new questions -- in the pages below.