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.
Last year, DC Entertainment worked with The Nielsen Company on a consumer research study surveying readers of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 periodicals. Here are some interesting takeaways from their findings, which were conducted via in-store, online and e-mail surveys:
- The launch of DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 galvanized the traditional fan base for superhero comic books: male readers, who were already—or have at one time been—comic book fans.
Travel Foreman will be moving on from Buddy Baker’s ethereal adventures in The Rot, but ANIMAL MAN remains in good hands with artist Steve Pugh taking over illustration duties. Pugh is no stranger to Animal Man’s adventures, having drawn an extensive run of the character’s original series in the 1990s.
Earlier today, we announced that Jesus Saiz will be taking over the illustration duties on RESURRECTION MAN, kicking things off with a SUICIDE SQUAD crossover in issue 9. But what about Mitch Shelley’s current artist, Ferndando Dagnino? He’s not going far; in fact, he’ll continue to put Shelley through the ringer as the new artist on SUICIDE SQUAD, where he’ll remain at the crossover’s conclusion.
Beginning with its ninth issue in May, RESURRECTION MAN will have a new artist: Jesus Saiz. Fresh from his run on BIRDS OF PREY, Saiz will pick up Mitch Shelley’s story just in time to pit the indestructible man against the Suicide Squad. Shelley may be incapable of death – but the Squad’s under orders from Amanda Waller, and “The Wall” is not one to accept excuses.
Earlier today, we linked to all of the exclusive previews of the second 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"]