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.
This October, Gotham City will be overrun by new villains. In DETECTIVE COMICS, Batman will face the Gotham Ripper. In BATGIRL, Barbara Gordon will take on Mirror. Mysterious villains will be terrorizing Gotham in BATMAN, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT, BATWOMAN and NIGHTWING. And around the globe, evil takes new forms in BATWING and RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS. Can the Bat family defeat all these foes or is the fate of Gotham – and the world at large – permanently doomed?
Today marks the release of the final issue of BRIGHTEST DAY. In the penultimate issue, Swamp Thing reemerged. And if you thought that was a surprise, just wait until you see what issue #24 has in store for you. For those of you wondering, today is indeed one of those days when we will be following up with a “THIS JUST HAPPENED” post later in the afternoon. Needless to say, this is a finale of epic proportions.
After a strange cloud of glowing white bats save them from a sudden attack by Man-Bat, Batman and Robin begin to unravel the mystery behind Gotham's fallen angel. But how is Man-Bat involved, and what did he mean when he said "Stay away from the light?" Answers begin to come to light in BATMAN AND ROBIN #21, the second part of "Dark Knight vs. White Knight" by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason, in stores March 9.
It's been a long journey for the Martian Manhunter since his revival, including an entire lifetime of false happiness on a rejuvenated Mars. But now the veil is lifted from J'onn's eyes, and they're filled with tears of rage. It's time to settle things with D'kay, but when given the choice between a new Mars and Earth, J'onn has to ask himself... Where is my real home? [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"] BRIGHTEST DAY #21 hits stores March 2nd.
It's not easy being Batman. Between the opera galas to be attended, the business matters of Wayne Enterprises and all of the supervillains needing to be stopped, Dick Grayson and Damian have their hands full in Gotham while Bruce Wayne is traveling the world recruiting members for his new network of Batmans. When an angel-winged body falls from the sky during a gathering of the city's social elite, it's a sign that things are about to get even stranger in Gotham, really quickly...
The stakes are really escalating as the end of BRIGHTEST DAY grows near. From Zamron to Central City, the pieces are all coming together. The White Lantern has a plan. There's several chilling lines in issue 18, on sale tomorrow, and we'll leave you with this one.... "Why are you aiming the ring at us?" [gallery link="file" columns="2"]