A few links of note for Thursday

SM_EARTHONE_CASEFNL.indd The long weekend is almost upon us, and minds tend to wander this close to the end of the work day. So, how about I provide you with a handful of links to click through and get through the day a bit faster?

A first look at Patrick Gleason’s BATMAN AND ROBIN

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.

Your BATMAN solicits for November

It’s that time again folks – your chance to peek into the future of the Dark Knight. A future which is pretty bright, actually. What’s in store? Well, we’ve given you a sense of it over the last few weeks: BATMAN INC., THE DARK KNIGHT, BATMAN AND ROBIN, BATWOMAN and DETECTIVE COMICS will be launching or sporting new creative teams this month. Click below for the specifics and a ton of new art.

BRIGHTEST DAY solicits for November

I’ve got three words for you, folks: White Lantern Batman. What does it mean? Well, I can tell you it’s a David Finch cover. Click below for the full rundown of BRIGHTEST DAY books for November. bday_cv13 BRIGHTEST DAY #13-14 Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI Art by IVAN REIS, PAT GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK and JOE PRADO

BATMAN AND ROBIN, meet Peter and Patrick

When we announced there’d be a new creative team on GREEN LANTERN CORPS, one of the first questions people asked was “Where’s Pat Gleason going?” Well, we have an answer for you. Just be patient. Oh, right. You have been patient. Well, then we’re happy to announce that the famed GREEN LANTERN CORPS team of writer Peter Tomasi and artist Patrick Gleason will be reuniting as the regular team for BATMAN AND ROBIN, starting in November. What do these guys have in store for the dynamic duo? Peter?

DC Direct’s BRIGHTEST DAY figures are here

After the BLACKEST NIGHT comes the BRIGHTEST DAY, and if you’re still reeling from the amazing look of the DC DIRECT figures surrounding last year’s DCU-spanning event, you may need to sit down for this one. Starting in March, DC DIRECT will kick off another series of high-quality and story-specific product, this time based around the hit biweekly series, BRIGHTEST DAY. We've got a first look at the first two waves, which include Hawkgirl, Green Arrow, Deadman, Aquaman, Hawkman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm and Mera.

What happens when the returned learn why they’re back in BRIGHTEST DAY #5

The mysteries deepen! What secret is Mera hiding? Where have Hawkman and Hawkgirl disappeared to? And what annoys Hawk the most about Deadman? Find out in this issue as we march closer towards the turning point of issue #7 as Hawk and Dove join the mission to uncover the truth behind their returns and what it means to the rest of the DCU! Here are a few pages from BRIGHTEST DAY #5, all courtesy of the stellar team of Johns, Tomasi and the comic industry’s greatest artists. BRIGHTEST DAY #5 hits tomorrow. [gallery link="file"]


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