Necessary Evil - Necessary Extras - Far More Interesting (Exclusive)

In this exclusive extra scene from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, comic book writer James Robinson (Starman, Earth 2) looks at the character of The Shade and discusses whether a super-villain can become a hero.

Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics is an upcoming feature length documentary that examines the villains of the DC Universe. Look for it on Blu-Ray and DVD on October 25, 2013.

James Robinson Talks the Shadowy World of The Shade With POPMATTERS

Attention STARMAN fans! After much anticipation, writer James Robinson (EARTH 2) has returned to the world of his acclaimed STARMAN series with an epic 12-issue miniseries starring the enigmatic antihero known as the Shade.

 

THE SHADE, a new paperback collected edition that compiles the entire miniseries, invites readers to venture back into the shadowy world of the Shade and uncover the back story of this immortal master of dark, which has remained a mystery … until now.

 

Exclusive Preview of THE SHADE #12

It’s the final issue of THE SHADE!

 

Once a normal family man with a wife and two children living in London, Richard Swift was forced against his will into a life of the supernatural. What mistake did he make that would be his undoing and send him down a path of no return? Don’t miss this special issue of the critically acclaimed series that explored The Shade’s mysterious origins!

 

Exclusive Preview of THE SHADE #11

It’s the penultimate issue of THE SHADE!

 

In order to stop the Celestial Pharaohs from destroying London, a weakened Shade must transport them into the shadow dimension from which he draws his powers. But what will he find when exploring dangerous new aspects of this dimension? Will he finally learn who or what the Celestial Pharaohs really are and where they came from?

 

Exclusive Preview of THE SHADE #10

The Shade, powerless and held captive by the deities of his great grandson’s Masonic cult, must devise an escape in time to prevent a terrorist attack. But who are these deities and how are they able to negate Shade’s powers? And what has driven Shade’s family to plot his death?

 

THE SHADE #10, written by James Robinson and illustrated by Frazer Irving, hits stores today. Click here to see an exclusive preview of the issue.

BEYOND DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #6

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by JORGE JIMENEZ

Cover by DAVE WILKINS

On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• These stories are in print for the first time after appearing online.

• ROBIN takes the spotlight in a solo adventure

• It’s fight club – PENGUIN style!

• BANE vs. SOLOMON GRUNDY in a caged death match

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #8

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS

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