Renowned boxing writer Bert Sugar talks to CBR about SUPERMAN vs. MUHAMMAD ALI

Comic Book Resources posted a really cool Superman feature today. In the piece, interviewer Jeffrey Renaud picks renowned boxing expert Bert Randolph Sugar’s brain to analyze the matchup between Superman and the great Muhammad Ali.

Boxing fanatics won’t need this introduction, but for those of you who don’t follow the sport: Bert Sugar is one of THE premier writers on boxing. He has written almost 80 books of analysis and history of the sport both in and outside of the ring.

Superman vs. Muhammad Ali

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This November, DC Comics will re-release two hardcover editions of the famous SUPERMAN VS. MUHAMMAD ALI comic special, which pits two of Earth’s toughest fighters in a battle for the fate of the planet itself.

Illustrated by comics legend Neal Adams and co-written with Denny O’Neil, the Superman vs. Muhammad Ali special became an instant classic when it was released in 1978.

A few variants for Tuesday

New cover images by Ivan Reis, Neal Adams and Ethan Van Sciver? Hard to say no, huh? This week, we’ve got the latest black and white version of legendary Batman artist’ Neal Adams’ BATMAN: ODYSSEY series, superstar Ivan Reis’ take on BRIGHTEST DAY #13 and an iconic shot of the Dynamic Duo courtesy of Mr. Ethan Van Sciver. Hard to beat that on a Tuesday, huh? Click below to enjoy the images in their full glory.

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DC NATION: New York City!

It's good to have you loyal members of the DC Nation with us during these exciting times. As we get closer to the end of an epic 2010, we are pleased to tell you that 2011 is going to be even more amazing. We are in full gear with plans for your favorite characters, and the list of new ideas is growing every day. It's fitting, then during this period where we are working with you in mind, that we welcome you into our home city for the New York City Comic Con.

A few variant covers for Monday

This week, we’ve got a look at Neal Adams’ BATMAN: ODYSSEY #4 sketch variant, Ryan Sook’s BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #5 cover, David Finch’s lovely Firestorm-focused BRIGHTEST DAY #11 and Shane Davis’ epic BRUCE WAYNE – THE ROAD HOME covers. We teased the pencils, but now you can see all the covers in their full, colored glory. Click away, folks!

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Neal Adams continues to chronicle Batman’s ODYSSEY

Neal Adams's ODYSSEY ramps up as The Caped Crusader slowly but surely loses control. A dark presence lurking in the background begins pulling Bruce's strings...who is responsible? This second chapter is a tour de force of action as the greatest crime fighter on earth displays his vicious combat skills. What else can you expect? Adams's art at its best.

BATMAN: ODYSSEY #2 hits tomorrow.

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Get a first look at BATMAN: ODYSSEY

It’s finally here. Legendary Batman artist Neal Adams returns to Gotham with the first issue of two six-part mini-series. In the story, Batman faces a series of seemingly unrelated challenges as villains and allies old and new push him to his limits. And after Batman discovers a dark and dangerous matrix being superimposed over his life, what must he do to escape? Get a few clues below, and pick up the first issue, which hits tomorrow.

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A look at BATMAN in September

September marks the conclusion of BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE — but what does that mean for the Dark Knight? We’re not telling, but click below for a few clues.

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BATMAN #703

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art and cover by TONY DANIEL

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