In ACTION COMICS #7, Superman’s powers will be tested to new extremes when he attempts to save Metropolis and its citizens. Below, take an exclusive first look at BATMAN, INCORPORATED artist Chris Burnham’s variant cover for the issue. We caught up with Burnham to ask him a little bit about his creative process, his influences and how he adapted writer Grant Morrison’s story for this stunning piece of art.
With ACTION COMICS #9, two acclaimed guest artists will explore an alternate Earth and the story of its Kryptonian protector. Multiple Eisner Award-winning artist Gene Ha will be a guest artist for the primary plot, penned by regular series writer Grant Morrison. And fresh from his recent work on THE SHADE miniseries, artist Cully Hamner will illustrate the issue’s back-up story, written by Sholly Fisch.
Earlier today, we linked to all of the exclusive previews of the first batch of sixth issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, on sale tomorrow. Below, take a look at all the previews that ran (sorted alphabetically and separated by cover), compiled here in one easy location for your convenience. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="4"]
Here’s a round up of the exclusive previews from this week’s DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 releases, on sale tomorrow. USA TODAY has a sneak peek at RED LANTERNS #6. "I really liked the idea of taking these monsters, who are normally portrayed as wild forces of destruction, and really getting under their skin, finding out what made them rage and where their rage might lead them (and) making them individual," series writer Peter Milligan said of the Red Lantern Corps.
When ACTION COMICS #5 came out earlier this month, you got a taste of artist Andy Kubert’s collaboration with writer Grant Morrison. Next month, Kubert’s 2-part arc on the series concludes with ACTION COMICS #6, which finds the present day Superman teaming up with peculiar versions of the Legion of Super-Heroes to save the Superman of five years ago from the pages of ACTION COMICS.
Are you one of those readers who likes to mix it up with both digital and print formats? If so we have great news - starting with the April 2012 issues, GREEN LANTERN and DETECTIVE COMICS will join the ranks of DC Comics' popular digital combo pack titles, including JUSTICE LEAGUE, BATMAN and ACTION COMICS. Now you can keep your print issues pristine and reread favorite issues over and over again on your phone, tablet or online - it's the best of both worlds.
There’s still glitter on the streets. Fridges are filled with half-empty bottles of champagne and gyms are extra crowded due to people working on their resolutions. And while we celebrate the beginning of a new year, there’s no better way to ring in 2012 than to reflect on the successes of 2011. The DC offices were closed all of last week, but that doesn’t mean that press didn’t continue to roll in. Below, take a look at some of the year-end “best of” lists that ran.