They’re fought Superman separately. They’ve teamed up and fought him together. Now Lex Luthor and Brainiac set their sights on a new enemy – each other! Two of the Man of Steel’s greatest foes duke it out the cover of ACTION COMICS #899 by David Finch and Ryan Winn.
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;
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?
I may or may not have seen the following notes on Eddie Berganza's desk.
Story elements for BRIGHTEST DAY 16:
1 Part, Underwater adventure and intrigue;
1 Part, Science Fiction epic;
2 Parts, Family Tragedy;
4 Jaw dropping splash pages;
1 Young hero, claiming his birthright;
1 Dark twist;
1 Universe coming apart;
1 Morbid tease for next issue.
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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...
Let's get this out of the way first, David Finch might be the nicest guy in comics. He's also a Batman fanatic and his love for the character is evident on every page of the upcoming BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT series. Luckily, you don't have to take my word for it. Just check out his variant cover to issue 4.