The mystery of the Hollow Men has been on Superboy's mind ever since the first issue of Jeff Lemire's SUPERBOY. The Phantom Stranger knows the secrets behind this Smallville legend, and Superboy wants that knowledge – but at what price does the Stranger hold it? "Rise of the Hollow Men" begins in Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo's SUPERBOY #8, on sale next week! [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
Before they worked together on FLASH, Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul on a series of Superboy stories that appeared in Adventure Comics and Superman Secret Files. In SUPERBOY: THE BOY OF STEEL, all of these adventures are now available for the first time in paperback, with appearances by Superman, Lex Luthor, Brainiac, Wonder Girl and Krypto the Superdog.
Top-traffic game site IGN has started a countdown of their top 100 super heroes of all time. Everyday they've been unrolling more and more of their list. So far, they've revealed a little more than half of their entries and DC has secured a solid number of spots, with characters such as Black Lightning, Superboy, Jonah Hex, Booster Gold, Aquaman, and Barry Allen being included. Head on over to IGN to see the full list so far and keep checking back as the rest is revealed today and tomorrow.
Superboy wakes up to find that not only is Smallville an unrecognizable, near-lifeless place, but that he is the one responsible for the destruction. When the New Titans dub him the enemy and come to seek justice, Superboy has to prove his innocence not only to them – but to himself. Want to know more? Check out writer Jeff Lemire's newest interview about the series over at Newsarama.
Comic legend Mike Grell has covered a wide range of the DC Universe during his remarkable career, from his early run on Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes to his long tenure as the ongoing writer of Green Arrow, and most famously as the creator of The Warlord. What’s next up on his plate for DC? Drawing a sequence telling Iron Maiden’s backstory starting in issue 7 of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents! T.H.U.N.D.E.R. editor Wil Moss explains Mike Grell’s contribution to the series:
A thoughtful conversation between Superboy and Red Robin comes to an abrupt end when Doomsday tears through Detroit... and the panel borders of this comic itself, as you'll see in the preview below! This newly Eisner-nominated title welcomes aboard guest artist Marco Rudy, who joins writer Jeff Lemire for this fifth part of the Reign of Doomsday storyline. SUPERBOY #6 is on sale Wednesday. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]