The reimagining of Superman's early days concludes as he faces his toughest foe yet – his childhood friend Lex Luthor. The victor will be Metropolis's hero. If you think you know how this plays out, then you underestimate how much Luthor wants that title… SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #6 hits 8/25. [gallery link="file"]
We can never get too much great art, and more specifically, we can never get too much Gary Frank art. His run on SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN has been, well, superb. His knack for detail and widescreen storytelling has brought a new level of modernity to the tale of the boy from Krypton, while not sacrificing an inch of the story’s legacy. We’ll have a more formal preview of the final issue of SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN tomorrow, but here’s a look at some of Frank’s initial Metallo designs plus a three-page sequence from the series, featuring pencils-to-inks-to-colors. Enjoy!
Want to see Ivan Reis draw a Superman/Flash race? Mike Allred take on the Teen Titans? Two Wonder Woman covers? Well, you’re in luck, as we have all that and more. Specifically, we’ve got a first look at Ivan Reis’ amazing ACTION COMICS #892 DC 75th variant, Mike Allred’s TEEN TITANS #86, Gary Frank on SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #6, Frazer Irving’s BATMAN AND ROBIN #14 variant and Don Kramer and Alex Garner’s cover and variant to WONDER WOMAN #602. Enjoy! [gallery link="file"]
The Eisner Awards, considered by many to be "The Oscars" of comic book industry awards, unveiled their nominees for the 2010 ceremony today, honoring a number of key DCU titles and creators. The winners will be named at the San Diego Comic-Con International, the largest and oldest comic convention in the United States. Let's check out the DCU nominees, shall we? SINGLE ISSUE:
Writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank put Superman against Metallo – for the first time! Witness the origin of one of Superman's most-feared foes, as an attack by Lex Luthor goes awry and gives birth to the evil of Metallo. Can an inexperienced Man of Steel handle a foe with a heart of Kryptonite? Meanwhile, Lois Lane and Perry White are close to revealing Luthor as the monster that he is – but are they willing to pay for that truth with their lives? Questions are answered, new ones are raised and the modern re-telling of Superman’s origin continues to rumble to its epic conclusion.
Sounds like a plan to me, folks. Here it is, masterfully presented by Mr. Frank, who continues to amaze fans with his rendition of the Man of Steel in SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN. SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #5 hits 3/31.
So long, Smallville; hello, Metropolis. Join Geoff Johns and Gary Frank as they explore a very different Metropolis from the one we currently know – one that has yet to experience life with Superman as its protector. Witness the transformative power one person can have on a city as young Clark Kent joins The Daily Planet, and Superman takes to the skies and gives everyone a reason to look up. Nice way to kick off the week, eh
Writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank's exploration of the origin of the greatest Super Hero of all time continues, as readers witness young Clark Kent's initial journey into the late 30th century as Superboy, and also see how meeting the Legion of Super-Heroes shapes the Man of Steel he will one day become. Plus, a dash of young Lex. SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #2 hits 10/28. Enjoy some pages below. [gallery link="file"]