Everyone’s Talkin’ About DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, Friday Afternoon (ET) Edition

It's almost the weekend, but that's not stopping people from writing and talking about DC COMICS-THE NEW 52.

CNN’s GEEK OUT interviewed ACTION COMICS writer Grant Morrison. “Superman is very much a physical character,” responded Morrison when asked about the differences between writing Superman and Batman. “The confrontations are very direct - he fights giant robots and monsters and things, so the kind of symbolism the two of them work on are very different.”

FLASHPOINT FRIDAY: “This whole damned war is a mistake!”

The time has finally come for Aquaman and Wonder Woman to bring their battle face to face. But before all hell is unleashed, Diana has a startling revelation to share with Arthur that might change all the reasons behind why they’re even at war. Can Arthur look past the fact that Mera’s blood is on Diana’s hands to spare the lives of millions?

With all these new villains, Arkham Asylum is going to need a new wing

This October, Gotham City will be overrun by new villains. In DETECTIVE COMICS, Batman will face the Gotham Ripper. In BATGIRL, Barbara Gordon will take on Mirror. Mysterious villains will be terrorizing Gotham in BATMAN, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT, BATWOMAN and NIGHTWING. And around the globe, evil takes new forms in BATWING and RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS. Can the Bat family defeat all these foes or is the fate of Gotham – and the world at large – permanently doomed?

FLASHPOINT FRIDAY: “If we take no risk, General, how will we ever avenge my queen?”

The war between the Atlanteans and Amazons is almost here as Aquaman invades New Themyscira. With Mera dead, Aquaman has his heart set on revenge. He sends Mera’s sister, Siren, and his brother, Prince Orm, into the Palace of Furies and onto the frontlines of battle. Will the two of them manage to avenge Mera’s death and get out alive or will Arthur have to step up and fight for himself?

Jonathan Vankin hints at what’s to come in BRIGHTEST DAY AFTERMATH: THE SEARCH FOR SWAMP THING

Last week, BRIGHTEST DAY AFTERMATH: THE SEARCH FOR SWAMP THING #1 hit stores. The premiere issue of this 3-part miniseries teamed John Constantine up with some of the biggest superheroes in the DC Universe in the search for the plant elemental known as Swamp Thing.

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