Before we roll into the full list of BRIGHTEST DAY solicits, we thought this merited a mention. Heck, the name alone gave us pause. “Aquawar”? As BRIGHTEST DAY barrels toward its grand finale, things heat up for one of the main protagonists and his supporting cast — it’s too early to get into details, but how about a look at the cover to February’s BRIGHTEST DAY #19 and the other key BRIGHTEST DAY titles and a few more clues below?
If that stack comics on my desk (which I’ve kindly reposted above) from yesterday wasn’t clue enough, let me be frank: it’s an exciting time for Batman, and for Batman fans, like me. November lit the fuse and things are not slowing down. Come February, we’ve got the launch of J.H. Williams III and co.’s BATWOMAN ongoing, featuring co-writer W. Haden Blackman.
The Martian Manhunter comes face to face with D’Kay, but what secrets does she have to share? Can Firestorm hold his own against Deathstorm and his very own Black Lantern Corps?
Click below for a quick primer and then head out to your shop, as BRIGHTEST DAY #12 – courtesy of Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Ivan Reis, Scott Clark and Joe Prado – hits today! You won’t want to miss it.
The Blackest Night is over, but the shockwaves are still being felt. And not every story has been told.
From the ashes of the dark, universe-spanning tale by superstars Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis comes BRIGHTEST DAY – but what stories remain hidden from the most horrific story to affect the DCU’s heroes? Well, glad you asked.
Black Manta vs. Aquaman!
The return of Deathstorm!
And a double-page spread that will make your jaw drop. Twice.
All courtesy of writers Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi and the all star artistic team of Reis, Gleason, Clark and Prado.
BRIGHTEST DAY #11 hits Wednesday.
We’ve had a lot of Batman news of late, but one thing we haven’t shared is what the new creative team on BATMAN AND ROBIN will be doing visually. As we unveiled not long ago, Peter Tomasi will be taking over as writer with his former GREEN LANTERN CORPS collaborator Patrick Gleason stepping in as artist.
And now, to end a short week with some cool news, we present you with Gleason’s first cover, for November’s BATMAN AND ROBIN #17.
Well, not exactly – but J’onn does pay Ollie a visit in Star City, and let’s just say the forest has an interesting effect on our green-skinned hero.
Plus, what is Black Manta up to, and who’s interested?
BRIGHTEST DAY #9, courtesy of Johns, Tomasi, Reis and Gleason, hits 9/1.