Mon-El makes his Metropolis return in SUPERMAN #694

Kicking off a new 5-issue storyline, writer James Robinson sets the stage for the monumental SUPERMAN #700, with some help from artist Javier Pina. Mon-El makes his triumphant return to Metropolis with a new look and a determined manner just in time to combat the unstoppable fury of Bizarro. But with his powers phasing in and out, will the new Mon-El be able to save his city even with the help of the Guardian and Metropolis's Science Police?

SUPERMAN #694 hits 11/25.

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Take a peek at the covers to ACTION COMICS #885 and SUPERMAN #696

In January, ACTION COMICS #885 and SUPERMAN #696 will cross over as Nightwing and Flamebird’s hunt for Zod’s sleeper agents leads them right to Science Police Headquarters in Metropolis, home of the Guardian and Mon-El. James Robinson, Greg Rucka and Eric Trautmann packed these two issues with so many twists and turns, we needed the covers to be as equally dynamic – and since the amazing CAFU regularly draws both covers, why not have the covers cross over as well? We cornered Superman Editor Matt Idelson's able assistant Wil Moss for more info. Take it away, Wil:

Experience the origins of Mon-El’s homeworld in SUPERMAN ANNUAL #14

Since Superman freed him from the Phantom Zone, Mon-El has spent his time learning about Earth and its many, diverse cultures. But how much does he know about his own homeworld, Daxam? The Legionnaire known as Tellus allows Mon-El to explore the ancient history of his home planet -- from it's beginnings as a Kryptonian colony to it's connection to Earth's Mayans. Join writer James Robinson and artist Javier Pina as they take Mon-El on a tour of the planet he always believed to be anything but exciting.

It's battle royal time in SUPERGIRL #44

The regular SUPERGIRL Team of writer Sterling Gates and artist Jamal Igle roar into the third part of the "Codename: Patriot" crossover, as Supergirl and Mon-El throw down against Nightwing and Flamebird. What happens when the Girl of Steel has to face off against one of her oldest and dearest friends, just as General Lane puts the next phase of his master plan into action -- with some help from a guy named Atlas. Check out some pages from #44 below, which hits 8/19.

Before diving back into SDCC, check out some pages from SUPERMAN #690

What better way to kick off your weekend then by looking at some lovely Renato Guedes pages?

As media mogul Morgan Edge fans the flames of Earth’s distrust of all things Kryptonian, Mon-El wrestles with his looming demise and what to do with his remaining time on the planet. At the same time, forces from the future plot to prevent Mon-El from meeting Sodam Yat, the GL from Daxam known as Ion.

Check out some pages below while I walk over to the convention center.

SUPERMAN #690 hits on 7/29.

Mon-El faces an enemy he can’t overpower: death

What is a young man to do when he's handed a death sentence? Experience life as best you can, no? Mon-El deals with his fate by doing just that -- exploring the world and interacting with some of DC's international cast of heroes.

But back in Metropolis, a new media mogul takes the airwaves. His name? Morgan Edge. Writer James Robinson and artist Renato Guedes continue their stellar run on SUPERMAN with issue #689, and we have some pages for you to peruse.

SUPERMAN #689 hits 6/24.

Head into Friday with some pages from SUPERMAN #688

Mon-El's role as Superman's stand-in for Metropolis is threatened by a sudden and mysterious power loss. How can he be the hero he needs to be without any special abilities? James Robinson and Renato Guedes answer the question, with a dash of the Guardian thrown in for good measure. Can you guess who the spy within the Science Police is? Probably not, but guess anyway.

SUPERMAN #688 is on sale 5/27.

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