Wolfman, Bedard to Pen Upcoming Arcs on SUPERBOY and SUPERGIRL

This winter, the SUPERMAN universe will be welcoming a pair of two exciting new creative teams!

Beginning with issue #26, SUPERGIRL will kick off an all-new arc from writer Tony Bedard and artists Yildiray Cinar and Ray McCarthy. Following the stunning conclusion of “Krypton Returns,” this first issue centers around Supergirl arriving back on Earth with a new mission and a clearer understanding of her place in the universe. But a striking new foe prepares to welcome Supergirl home: Lobo! What could this mysterious new character want from Kara?

5.2 Reasons to Witness Superman: Unbound

On Tuesday, May 7, Superman: Unbound flies into stores, fully ready for upload into your brains via your eyeballs. Based on the SUPERMAN: BRAINIAC graphic novel by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, the movie is the latest in the line of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, following the critically acclaimed Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 and Part 2, Justice League: Doom, Wonder Woman and more.

MAD Celebrates Alfred E. Neuman’s Birthday with DC Comics Variant Covers

For some, April 1st means a day of practical jokes and pranks.

But here at the DC Entertainment offices, this date signifies the birthday of beloved MAD icon Alfred E. Neuman. This year, Alfred turns 12 (again!), and what better way to celebrate than by giving him a shot at being a superhero?

Throughout the course of the month, various DC Comics titles will have MAD themed variant covers, injecting the magazine’s unique blend of humor and satire into The New 52. Below, take a look at where you can check out all of these covers:

SUPERMAN Group Solicits

ACTION COMICS #20

Written by ANDY DIGGLE

Art by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT

Cover by TONY S. DANIEL

1:25 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL

On sale MAY 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Superman battles an enemy of his own making in the horrible Hybrid—but what else does Lex Luthor have in store for The Man of Steel and the people of Metropolis? Get set to learn some of the secrets behind Luthor’s role in The New 52!

COMIC BOOK RESOURCES Catches Up With Bob Harras and Bobbie Chase

In case you missed it, last month COMIC BOOK RESOURCES launched a new regular monthly column where they talk all things DC Entertainment with Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras and Editorial Director Bobbie Chase.

 

Yesterday, COMIC BOOK RESOURCES ran their second installment of B+B. Here are some of the highlights:

 

Superman: Unbound (2013)

Based on the Geoff Johns/Gary Frank 2008 release Superman: Brainiac, Superman: Unbound finds the horrific force responsible for the destruction of Krypton – Brainiac – descending upon Earth. Brainiac has crossed the universe, collecting cities from interesting planets – Kandor, included – and now the all-knowing, ever-evolving android has his sights fixed on Metropolis. Superman must summon all of his physical and intellectual resources to protect his city, the love of his life, and his newly-arrived cousin, Supergirl.

Cast: 
Matt Bomer
John Noble
Stana Katic
Molly Quinn
Frances Conroy
Wade Williams
Diedrich Bader
Stephen Root
Alexander Gould
Directors: 
James Tucker
Writers: 
Bob Goodman
Producers: 
James Tucker
Genre: 
Action
Adventure

SUPERMAN Group Solicits

ACTION COMICS #19

Written by ANDY DIGGLE

Art by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT

Fold-out cover by TONY S. DANIEL

1:25 Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL

On sale APRIL 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

• Lex Luthor is in jail and his battlesuit is back in action. But if he's not wearing it, who is?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

SUPERMAN #19

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

SUPERMAN Group Solicits

ACTION COMICS #18

Written by ANDY DIGGLE

Art by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT

Cover by TONY S. DANIEL

1:25 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL

“We Can Be Heroes” blank variant cover available

On sale MARCH 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

• Welcome the new creative team of writer Andy Diggle and artist Tony S. Daniel!

• Inside the nefarious mind of Lex Luthor, who bares his scars—but how did he get them?

• Luthor’s plan to eradicate Superman may make Kal an alien pariah!

5.2 Reasons We’re Addicted to Our Super-Heroines

BATGIRL #14 hit comic shops this week, and reading that issue reminded us of exactly how strong Barbara Gordon is—both in the physical sense (we'd last about three seconds doing what she does, as that's probably how long it would take for us to fall over and curl into the fetal position) and in the sense of being just a fantastic, all-around-amazing example of a great, well-written female character.

 

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