Following the JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK/I,VAMPIRE crossover in issues 7 & 8, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK will have a new writer. Beginning with issue #9, superstar Jeff Lemire (ANIMAL MAN, SWEET TOOTH) will be taking over the reins. We asked Lemire about following the sage Peter Milligan and what he's got planned and here's what he has to say:
When ACTION COMICS #5 came out earlier this month, you got a taste of artist Andy Kubert’s collaboration with writer Grant Morrison. Next month, Kubert’s 2-part arc on the series concludes with ACTION COMICS #6, which finds the present day Superman teaming up with peculiar versions of the Legion of Super-Heroes to save the Superman of five years ago from the pages of ACTION COMICS.
Friendless and alone, the Dark Knight is currently under attack by the Court of Owls in BATMAN – but the “Night of the Owls” is coming, and Batman will turn the tables on the sinister secret society. Anticipating the epic Bat-family crossover event coming in May, Scott Snyder spoke about the story to come.
In 2011, DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 launched some of the most discussed comic books in recent memory – and in 2012, those talked about issues will be collected into some of the most anticipated books of the year. We shared the initial release plans for the collections back in November, but here’s an updated look at what 2012 will bring. Coming in May 2012: JUSTICE LEAGUE VOLUME 1: ORIGIN HC Writer: Geoff Johns Artists: Jim Lee and Scott Williams Collects: JUSTICE LEAGUE #1-6 $24.99 US, 176 pg ANIMAL MAN VOLUME 1: THE HUNT TP Writer: Jeff Lemire
We recently announced DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “Second Wave,” featuring six new series coming in May. With an entire parallel world to explore in EARTH 2, writer James Robinson expands the scope of the storytelling potential in DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. There are new characters, new enemies and new conflicts – but for now, Robinson’s keeping the details under wraps.
We recently announced DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “Second Wave,” featuring six new series coming in May. In BATMAN, INCORPORATED, critically acclaimed writer Grant Morrison returns to the world he helped populate with a global Bat-presence, all in preparation for a major international threat. Already re-imagining the early history of Superman in ACTION COMICS, Morrison brings a fresh take on Batman to DC COMICS-THE NEW 52.
Earlier today, we linked to all of the exclusive previews of the fifth issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 that are going 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"]
BATMAN #4 has sold out, and will be going back to press for its second printing. Deepening the mystery of the Court of Owls, the issue looks at Bruce Wayne’s own past with the sinister secret society – but the more he explores the shadows, the darker they become. If you missed the first run of this issue, now’s your chance to catch up. It’ all prelude to the “Night of the Owls” crossover event coming in May. The second printing will be on sale in comic book stores on February 22, 2012.