Six Things You Need to Know about ACTION COMICS Issue 900

Nine hundred issues is a significant milestone. Come this spring, ACTION COMICS will be the first—and only—comic book series with nine hundred issues under its belt. Here are 6 items of breaking news about this historic anniversary issue: 1. ACTION COMICS 900 continues the epic Reign of Doomsday storyline. 2. There’s a contribution by famed SUPERMAN THE MOVIE director, Richard Donner; 3. A story by the screenwriter of THE DARK KNIGHT, David Goyer;

DCU in 2011: David Finch and special guests contribute to ACTION COMICS' 900th issue

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: 900-coversm Superman versus (I'll argue) his greatest villain. How much more apropos can you get for a landmark cover to Action Comics?

Reading the lists and checking 'em twice

It’s the end of the year and, if you’re like me this year, that means there’s still some last minute shopping to be done. Need help seeking out the perfect gift for your comic book loving friends and family? Just check out the latest and greatest best of 2010 lists...

Lex Luthor makes Scandal Savage an offer she can't refuse

Why are the Secret Six helping Lex Luthor? Lex doesn't want to take Vandal Savage on by himself, so he hires Scandal and her teammates to lend him a hand against the immortal villain. But why would they agree to help him? What does Lex Luthor offer that would convince the Secret Six to help out the most notorious man in Metropolis? ACTION COMICS #896 is the first of a two-part crossover with Secret Six #29, and hits stores on Wednesday. [gallery link="file" columns="2"]

DC Comics and Vertigo take home seven of IGN's Best of 2010 Awards

Seven, they say, is a magic number. And this morning, we can't disagree. Because DC and Vertigo have put on an impressive showing, combining to win seven, yes seven of IGN's thirteen awards for the Best of 2010. Here's the rundown... Best New Series: Vertigo's AMERICAN VAMPIRE

Get a double dose of Lex Luthor in ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #13

While present-day Lex Luthor is busy fighting an array of the DCU's most vile foes over in ACTION COMICS, this year's ACTION COMICS ANNUAL takes a look back at two formative encounters Luthor had before he became the bald mad genius we know and love today. Paul Cornell gives us two great stories in this double-sized volume. In the first, Marco Rudy illustrates a story of young Lex and Darkseid, while in the second we've got Ed Benes tackling a tale starring Luthor and Batman villain Ra's al Ghul. ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #13 hits stores on December 2nd. [gallery link="file" columns="2"]

Vandal Savage is swinging for Lex Luthor in ACTION COMICS #895

Lex Luthor has had an incredibly difficult time of it lately, what with fighting master assassin Deathstroke, avoiding being eaten by Gorilla Grodd, and meeting Death herself. Finally back at his office in Metropolis, Lex has about five minutes to relax before Vandal Savage shows up to make Lex's quest even more complicated. (To be fair, no one ever said being an evil genius was easy job.) Paul Cornell writes while Pete Woods handles art duties in this centuries-spanning tale.

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