John Constantine has been a constant presence in the pages of DC Comics, having first appeared in SWAMP THING in the 1980s and up through his current adventures in the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK, ANIMAL MAN and SWORD OF SORCERY.
Happy Monday, Source readers. To ease you into the work week and to avoid a case of the Mondays, we've got some pages from SUPERGIRL ANNUAL #1, from writer Sterling Gates and artist Fernando Dagnino. As faithful SUPERGIRL readers know, in SUPERGIRL #34 the Girl of Steel adopted the new secret identity of Linda Lang. But how long until someone finds out her secret? Find out with this issue, as Gates and Dagnino chronicle Supergirl's initial attempt to live a double life in "Linda Lang: Day One."
Writer James Robinson and artist Renato Guedes bring out the big guns for the finale of "Codename: Patriot" -- namely, a slam-bang throwdown in the sewers of Metropolis. What are the stakes? Who are the players? Everyone, really. Except for a certain Man of Steel. It's his responsibility to stop the shooter from making relations between Earth and New Krypton even worse. Just what General Lane wants. Check out a few pages from the issue below.
SUPERMAN #691 hits tomorrow.
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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.
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.
Good morning, Source readers. We’re slowly getting acclimated to this west coast time business and getting down to, well, business here at San Diego Comic Con. First up on the agenda is the SUPERMAN: TWO WORLDS panel, which kicks off in a few minutes. I think I still see a few seats available, so, if you’re milling around, you still have time to head over to Room 6DE to listen to some of the talented creators working their magic on the Superman franchise.
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.
Curious about the origin of Nightwing and Flamebird? Well, you came to the right place. We've got a nice chunk of pages from ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #12, from writer Greg Rucka and artist Pere Pérez, featuring a lovely cover by Renato Guedes. N and F are busy rooting out Zod's sleeper agents in the present, but how did they find out about them in the first place? What's their beef with Zod? How'd they get together? And what's their link to the original Nightwing and Flamebird? Well, you know the drill.
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.