“I'm flattered to have been asked to be part of the next wave of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52! Of the cast, Thunder and Lightning were existing characters, but Ridge is a brand new DC character. His look went through a few design changes at the behest of [Editor] Eddie Berganza; in fact it was Eddie's idea to add the feathery eyebrows and whiskers.
“The Culling” crossover event is coming this May – but what is The Culling? What are Ravagers? What is N.O.W.H.E.R.E., and how will it threaten the heroes and would-be heroes of DC COMICS_THE NEW 52? You’ll find out soon enough, but in the meantime THE RAVAGERS artist Ian Churchill discusses what to expect from the new series born of the events of “The Culling.”
“The Culling” crossover event is coming this May – but what is The Culling? What are Ravagers? What is N.O.W.H.E.R.E., and how will it threaten the heroes and would-be heroes of DC COMICS_THE NEW 52? You’ll find out soon enough, but in the meantime THE RAVAGERS writer Howard Mackie discusses how the DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “Second Wave” series was born from the game-changing events of the crossover.
THE RAVAGERS #3
Written by HOWARD MACKIE
Art and cover by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND
On sale JULY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Take a first look at the cover for THE RAVAGERS #3!
(The cover for THE RAVAGERS #2)
Last week, we announced DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “Second Wave,” featuring six new series coming in May. I had the opportunity to speak with THE RAVAGERS writer Howard Mackie about the upcoming series, his enthusiasm for DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 – and how his first project for DC Comics came about.
First off, what’s a Ravager and what’s THE RAVAGERS all about?
In May of 2012, DC Comics will release a “Second Wave” of titles as part of its historic DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 initiative. Six new, ongoing series will build on the shared universe and bold concepts introduced in September 2011 with the renumbering of DC Comics’ entire line of comic books.