Before we dive into the week (or, at least, I do), we wanted to steer your attention to a notable bit of press – namely, IGN’s feature on the “best of” the DC Universe. The profile looks at 10 key DCU books and points out why they’re essential reading. We’re not going to spoil the top book, because that’s for IGN to decide and you all to read, but swing over and give the top 10 a look.
I’m on vacation, but still – what better way to head into the weekend than by posting some nice images to click through? What’ve we got? Don Kramer’s cover to WONDER WOMAN #602, Kevin Maguire’s JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #9, John Cassaday on DOC SAVAGE #6, Ryan Sook’s BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #5 and a lovely Kevin Nowlan BATMAN #703 piece. Have a great weekend! [gallery link="file"]
Just in time for Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, our friends at Sony Online Entertainment have raised the curtain on another new trailer for DC Universe Online. The video is a doozy, and reveals some of the over-the-top combat and customized characters, as well as the powers and movement sets that players can choose from when creating their own addition to the DCU. Are you as eager to play this game as I am?
It’s safe to say that it’s been a pretty news-intensive time for Superman and Wonder Woman. And the news coverage is still going strong. Case in point, NPR’s wonderful feature on Superman’s walk across America and Slate’s spotlight on Wonder Woman’s new costume. And then there’s Batman.
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"]
And you thought we were done with SDCC 2010 posts! Well, far from it. While at the show, we managed to snag a number of pictures – of fans, creators and other assorted highlights from the show. So, scroll below for a visual recap of the event, courtesy of my cellphone camera and others. Click below to begin.
Best-selling comics writer J. Michael Straczynski smashes all your expectations of Wonder Woman by lauching an all-new era for the Amazon Princess. Spinning out of the mind-bending events of WONDER WOMAN #600, Diana must face the biggest mystery of all – who destroyed Paradise Island? WONDER WOMAN #601 hits today. [gallery link="file"]
The acclaimed writer of SUPERMAN and WONDER WOMAN sits down with fans for a candid discussion about his upcoming work and his career in comics, movies and television. But the fun doesn’t stop there. How about an awesome piece of never-before-seen art? We’ve got a first look at a key page from this month’s WONDER WOMAN #601, by artist Don Kramer.
The comic book industry kicks into high gear next week, as creators, companies, studios and fans converge on San Diego for the biggest pop culture event of the year, San Diego Comic-Con. But why wait? Whether you can’t make the show or because you want to get the news and excitement kicking early, The Source is here for you.
WONDER WOMAN #600 – as you could probably tell – was all the buzz last week, and with good reason. The issue unveiled a new costume designed by Co-Publisher Jim Lee timed to the launch of writer J. Michael Straczynski’s run on the series. Well, the news doesn’t stop there. We’re happy to announce that the issue has sold out, and that the second printing will feature a new cover by regular series artist Don Kramer.