We've shown a tiny bit of Action Comics #897's Lex Luthor / Joker match-up, but the issue's just too good not to share more of it in advance. That Paul Cornell and Pete Woods are able to capture everything we love about these two deranged villains so well in a single scene really speaks wonders about just how great they've been on this book. ACTION COMICS #897 is on sale Wednesday. (You can place your guesses at the answers to The Joker's riddles in the comments below.) [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
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;
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: Superman versus (I'll argue) his greatest villain. How much more apropos can you get for a landmark cover to Action Comics?
2010 was a huge year for DC.
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...
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"]
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
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"]