The Hundred-Minute War is upon us -- but what does it mean for Superman and his allies? Well, a superhuman war fought at superspeed can only mean things will get all the more destructive -- and deadly.
Writer James Robinson teams with guest artist Bernard Chang to continue ‘Man of Valor,’ as the Legion of Super-Heroes members in the 21st century reveal themselves to Mon-El. What will the Man of Valor due with the knowledge the heroes impart? SUPERMAN #697 hits 2/24. [gallery link="file"]
You read that correctly. An interstellar conflict waged at superspeed. Could this be in any way related to THE WAR OF THE SUPERMEN, which we announced not too long ago? Same thing, folks, and it's all hitting in May, courtesy of writers Sterling Gates and James Robinson. An epic, defining battle for the Man of Steel unleashed in one month. Because super-beings that fly fast? Well, they fight pretty fast, too.
If you’ve been paying attention to this blog at all over the last week, you’ve probably figured out that 2010 is gonna be a big year for the Man of Steel. THE WAR OF THE SUPERMEN will kick off on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY and that’s only the opening silo in an epic battle that will change Superman’s status quo.
Superman has left Earth in the hands of Nightwing, Flamebird, Mon-El and the Guardian. The tensions between Earth and New Krypton are slowly rising. The winds of war are stirring. As our very own Dan DiDio has teased numerous times, 2010 is going to be a huge year for Superman. But just what is going on has not been revealed. Until now. Welcome to the WAR OF THE SUPERMEN.