Going to be in or around Norman, Oklahoma tomorrow? Got a few hours free? Then why not swing by Speeding Bullet Comics? The Oklahoma store will be celebrating its 12th anniversary in a major way, by hosting the superstar writing team of the hit WAR OF THE SUPERMEN mini-series, James Robinson and Sterling Gates.
Did you think we’d stop at just one? We liked the idea of polling creators on their favorite covers so much – and based on their response, they liked it, too – we decided to expand the question a bit: What’s your favorite DC Comics storyline of all time? So, Source readers, let your wheels start turning. What’s that one issue, storyline, etc. that stands above and beyond the others as your favorite DC Comics storyline? I know what mine is. Share yours in the comments below.
It’s the Battle for Mars, courtesy of writers Sterling Gates, James Robinson and artist Eduardo Pansica. With Superman having left the Kryptonian military to try and stop the war, General Zod needs to find a new Commander El – Superman’s cousin Supergirl. THE WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #2 hits 5/12. [gallery link="file"]
Every now and then we get the chance to give you a quick peek at what’s coming from DC beyond the next few months. This time, we have a chance to peel back the curtain for a bit to show you some of the more notable collections that’ll be hitting stores next Spring — including an interplanetary war and the return of a much-loved hero. DC Universe highlights for spring 2011 include: SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN HC Writers: Sterling Gates and James Robinson Artists: Eddy Barrows, Aaron Lopresti, Jamal Igle, Eduardo Pansica, CAFU, Bernard Chang and others In stores: January
This is it. The Battle for New Krypton, from the powerful writing team of James Robinson and Sterling Gates and artist Jamal Igle. General Zod has been waiting for another chance to watch Earth go boom for some time now, and with 100,000 supermen at his disposal, it looks like the odds are in his favor. Well, not if General Lane has any say. SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #1 hits 5/5. [gallery link="file"]
Got plans this weekend? No? Well, now you do. In case you didn't know, tomorrow is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, where comic book shops across the country open up their doors and give away a number of FREE COMICS to fans new and old from participating publishers. Yes, you read that right. Free. Comics. All day. Want to see what's going to be on display? Visit the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY site for info on participating stores and locations.
The WAR OF THE SUPERMEN is almost here, but before the battle begins, the LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON has to happen. When? Today, of course. Courtesy of writers James Robinson and Sterling Gates and artist Pete Woods. As if you needed any more enticement to add the issue to your pull list, we’ve got a look at the very talented Ryan Sook’s work on the issue’s cover, including his sketch, pencils, inks and color. Enjoy! [gallery link="file"]
The final battle lines between New Krypton and Earth are being drawn, and writers James Robinson and Sterling Gates team with artist Pete Woods for an epic throwdown that leads directly to WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #0 on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. Superman and Zod must work together if they're to have a chance of stopping the world-crushing monstrosity that is Brainiac. But a victory for New Krypton could mean a devastating loss for the Legion of Super-Heroes. Also, don't miss SUPERMAN #699, the penultimate chapter of the LAST STAND saga.