Before we roll into the full list of BRIGHTEST DAY solicits, we thought this merited a mention. Heck, the name alone gave us pause. “Aquawar”? As BRIGHTEST DAY barrels toward its grand finale, things heat up for one of the main protagonists and his supporting cast — it’s too early to get into details, but how about a look at the cover to February’s BRIGHTEST DAY #19 and the other key BRIGHTEST DAY titles and a few more clues below?
If that stack comics on my desk (which I’ve kindly reposted above) from yesterday wasn’t clue enough, let me be frank: it’s an exciting time for Batman, and for Batman fans, like me. November lit the fuse and things are not slowing down. Come February, we’ve got the launch of J.H. Williams III and co.’s BATWOMAN ongoing, featuring co-writer W. Haden Blackman.
High above the clouds of the Nth City on Hawkworld, Hawkman takes center stage, as he begins an all-out assault to save his beloved. But back on Earth, who will the White Lantern ring choose as its bearer and, in turn, the protector of the planet? The last page will shock you. All in an issue’s work from the all-pro team of Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Ardian Syaf, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado. BRIGHTEST DAY #13 arrives tomorrow. [gallery link="file"]
Starting in December, the Birds of Prey will get a new member – to their creative team, that is. Hot off a stint on GREEN LANTERN CORPS and BRIGHTEST DAY, Ardian Syaf steps in as the regular artist on the series, joining forces with regular writer Gail Simone. And Syaf is stepping in just in time, as the series continues to kick things into high gear, with a new arc starting in December titled “The Death of Oracle.” BIRDS OF PREY Editor Janelle Siegel was kind enough to show off a few pages of Ardian’s art, and it seems she’s as excited as we are about the new addition:
I’ve got three words for you, folks: White Lantern Batman. What does it mean? Well, I can tell you it’s a David Finch cover. Click below for the full rundown of BRIGHTEST DAY books for November. BRIGHTEST DAY #13-14 Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI Art by IVAN REIS, PAT GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK and JOE PRADO
You’ve been wondering why they’re back -- what their purpose truly is. Well, prepare to learn the answer, as the White Light takes us on a journey of discovery. BRIGHTEST DAY #7 hits Wednesday. [gallery link="file"]
All things BRIGHTEST DAY continue to chug along at a frenetic pace, and we’ve got a first look at what’s going down in the September-shipping batch of titles. Click below for more. BRIGHTEST DAY #9-10 Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO
On the cover to BRIGHTEST DAY #4? Yup. How is that possible, you ask? What’s going on with the Hawks? You’ll get a few ideas from the pages below, but you’ll have to wait until BRIGHTEST DAY #4 hits tomorrow for the full scoop, courtesy of Mr. Johns, Tomasi, Reis, Finch, Gleason, Clark and Syaf. BRIGHTEST DAY #4 hits Wednesday. [gallery link="file"]
What happened after that Firestorm-induced lab explosion? What are the Hawks on the brink of discovering? And what’s that White Lantern doing in New Mexico? Find some questions answered and new ones raised in BRIGHEST DAY #3, courtesy of Johns, Tomasi, Reis, Syaf, Clark, Gleason and Finch. BRIGHTEST DAY #3 hits tomorrow. [gallery link="file"]
Sound like a good way to start the day? I’d hope so. In the second issue of the series, we continue to follow the heroes and villains that found themselves returned to the land of the living at the end of BLACKEST NIGHT – and not everyone’s dealing with the change so well. Another jam-packed issue from the A-list creative team of writers Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi and artists Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark and Joe Prado – need I say more? Scroll below for a look at the issue, which hits tomorrow. [gallery link="file"]