...with a lot more Doomsday than they bargained for. As announced earlier this week, the Reign of Doomsday story will continue through SUPERMAN/BATMAN ANNUAL #5, as Supergirl must team up with Batman to try to stop Doomsday and Cyborg Superman from tearing them apart. The issue will hit in early April, written by James Robinson with art by Miguel Sepulveda.
It is based on a book that is an Eisner Award winner and a New York Times bestseller. It’s a personal story with an epic scope. It’s iconic and classic, yet modern and daring. Yes, we’re talking about ALL-STAR SUPERMAN. It’s no hyperbole to say that Warner Home Video’s upcoming animated ALL-STAR SUPERMAN film is eagerly anticipated and the good folks at WHV have been kind enough to send THE SOURCE an exclusive still. . .
Action Comics hits a big milestone issue this year, and it only seems appropriate it gets a top-notch cover from a top-notch artist. Without further ado, David Finch's cover to ACTION COMICS #900: Superman versus (I'll argue) his greatest villain. How much more apropos can you get for a landmark cover to Action Comics?
Superman's walk across the United States is taking him to a lot of interesting places. However, this isn't a landmark I recognize from any of my American history classes... Keep reading, Superman fans.
Welcome to day two of the DCU in 2011 on THE SOURCE. Throughout the day, we’ll hint at what’s to come for the Man of Tomorrow. We’re kicking things off with an exclusive image we received from our friends at The CW. and it’s… well, I’ll let the image speak for itself.
[gallery link="file" columns="2"] Do the above two images look similar? The first is the iconic spread by Jon Bogdanove and Dennis Janke from the classic Death of Superman storyline, the second is by Dan Jurgens and Jerry Ordway for next week's DCU Legacies #8. A few words from the book's editor, Mike Carlin, who also edited the original Death of Superman story:
Superman's departure from Metropolis to walk across the country has led to a slow news cycle for the city's biggest paper. If a lack of Superman front-page headlines weren't bad enough for the paper, a muckraking news blog has accused the Planet of bribing Superman for their stories -- putting even their journalistic integrity on the line! With all of the paper's best reporters on other duties, Perry White must recruit the help of a junior photographer to go undercover and save the Planet's reputation.
Well, more like a slew. A slew of goodness. Where to begin? Well, let’s cut to the chase so you can close out the week with a bunch of pretty pictures that’ll ease you into the weekend. First up we have a bunch of Batman covers, including Carlo Barberi’s cover to BATMAN: ORPHANS #2, Guillem March and Gene Ha’s respective BATMAN AND ROBIN #18 covers, J.H. Williams III’s takes on BATMAN INCORPORATED #2 and #3, a lovely Felipe Massafera variant for GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #5 and Sami Basri’s variant for SUPERMAN #706. Enjoy! [gallery link="file"]
Hey, Source readers -- got some news to close the week with. Writer G. Willow Wilson will return to SUPERMAN with a new “Grounded” tale in issue #706, illustrated by artist Amilcar Pinna. Superman’s walk across the country ends up having unexpected – and dangerous – repercussions for Perry White and the staff of The Daily Planet. Can Superman help The Planet overcome its latest hurdle? SUPERMAN #706 hits stores in December. The previously-announced team will pick up again with #707 in January.