When Bane was first introduced, he was one of Batman’s most notorious villains. Remember that whole broken back thing? Exactly. Since becoming a member of the Secret Six team, however, Bane has been a man of honor seeking his righteous path. But recent events have forced him to see the ineffectuality of his journey. Will anyone be able to turn Bane from his his sinister impulses – or has the obsession taken him over again? SECRET SIX #34, written by Gail Simone and with art by J. Calafiore, hits stores this June.
Remember the “Get Out of Hell Free” card the Secret Six tracked down in series’ first arc? Well, it’s become the focus of desire once again, with two members of the team planning to use it. But just how far will they have to go to get what they want? SECRET SIX #31, by Gail Simone and J. Calafiore, goes on sale March 2. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
Why are the Secret Six helping Lex Luthor? Lex doesn't want to take Vandal Savage on by himself, so he hires Scandal and her teammates to lend him a hand against the immortal villain. But why would they agree to help him? What does Lex Luthor offer that would convince the Secret Six to help out the most notorious man in Metropolis? ACTION COMICS #896 is the first of a two-part crossover with Secret Six #29, and hits stores on Wednesday. [gallery link="file" columns="2"]
Writer Gail Simone and artist J. Calafiore up the ante as they speed toward the conclusion of the “Reptile Brain” storyline, as the survivors of the two warring factions of the Secret Six face a danger even more horrifying than each other. And where’s Warlord? SECRET SIX #28 hits Wednesday. [gallery link="file"]
It's Scandal's Secret Six vs. Bane's Secret Six in the savage secret world of Skartaris, courtesy of writer Gail Simone and artist J. Calafiore. But who is manipulating the two teams, and who has vowed to track them both down? SECRET SIX #26 hits 10/6. [gallery link="file" columns="4"]
This is the showdown you've been waiting for, as two Secret Six teams head for a nasty collision, courtesy of writer Gail Simone and artist J. Calafiore. Who is left standing, and will there even be a Secret Six when the dust settles? Bad guy guests galore in this turning point issue. SECRET SIX #25 hits today. [gallery link="file"]
Sean Ryan here, editor at DC Comics. I edit a little book I like to call SECRET SIX. Perhaps you’ve heard of it; read about it online, etc. Or perhaps a friend has told you about it. Or maybe a stuffy authority figure has told you that you shouldn’t read it because it’s full of sex and violence and verbal innuendo, courtesy of writer Gail Simone.
Before we dive into the week (or, at least, I do), we wanted to steer your attention to a notable bit of press – namely, IGN’s feature on the “best of” the DC Universe. The profile looks at 10 key DCU books and points out why they’re essential reading. We’re not going to spoil the top book, because that’s for IGN to decide and you all to read, but swing over and give the top 10 a look.