There’s always a ton of amazing artwork funneling through the halls here at DC, and it’s fun to stop and showcase a number of the cool variants that will be featured on the cover of upcoming books. So, for you perusal, here are the covers to BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE #5 by Gene Ha, GREEN LANTERN #56 by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #47 by Alex Garner, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #50 by Patrick Gleason and a double-shot of JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #6, with covers by Cliff Chiang and Kevin Maguire. [gallery]
The return of one hero heralds the release of the powerful Starheart, which empowers Green Lantern Alan Scott. Now, with this chaotic energy unleashed on Earth, magic has gone wild and new metahumans are emerging. Definitely more than one super-team can handle, even the famed Justice Society of America. But can even the combined efforts of the JSA and the Justice League of America contain the light and dark power wielded by one of their own? The five-part crossover event by writer James Robinson and artist Mark Bagley aims to answer these questions and more.
The epic adventure that is BLACKEST NIGHT isn’t over. This July, BLACKEST NIGHT and its related series and mini-series will get the hardcover treatment writer Geoff Johns and artist Ivan Reis’ epic, universe-altering event deserves, including remastered covers featuring the work of Reis and painter Rodolfo Migliari. Wait, you haven’t seen the covers yet? Well, you’ve come to the right place: [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
Going to be in or around Norman, Oklahoma tomorrow? Got a few hours free? Then why not swing by Speeding Bullet Comics? The Oklahoma store will be celebrating its 12th anniversary in a major way, by hosting the superstar writing team of the hit WAR OF THE SUPERMEN mini-series, James Robinson and Sterling Gates.
What’s atop Supergirl’s to-do list after rejoining the JLA? Fight Power Girl to the death, apparently! What other horrors await the Justice League and Justice Society in this prologue to “The Ghosts of Earth and Space”? Only writer James Robinson and artist Mark Bagley know for sure, but the preview below might hold a few clues. JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #45 hits 5/19. [gallery link="file"]
It’s the Battle for Mars, courtesy of writers Sterling Gates, James Robinson and artist Eduardo Pansica. With Superman having left the Kryptonian military to try and stop the war, General Zod needs to find a new Commander El – Superman’s cousin Supergirl. THE WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #2 hits 5/12. [gallery link="file"]
Every now and then we get the chance to give you a quick peek at what’s coming from DC beyond the next few months. This time, we have a chance to peel back the curtain for a bit to show you some of the more notable collections that’ll be hitting stores next Spring — including an interplanetary war and the return of a much-loved hero. DC Universe highlights for spring 2011 include: SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN HC Writers: Sterling Gates and James Robinson Artists: Eddy Barrows, Aaron Lopresti, Jamal Igle, Eduardo Pansica, CAFU, Bernard Chang and others In stores: January