This year marks a very special occasion: the 75th Anniversary of one of DC Comics' flagship characters, a character recognizable the world over, a character that to this day remains one of the most important characters in comics. We are, of course, talking about the brilliant reporter Lois Lane. Who, can we say, looks great for 75. It's almost like she hasn't aged a day in all that time.
This week's issue of Action Comics #25 marks the start of a new era for the Man of Steel by welcoming the new creative team of writer Greg Pak and artist Aaron Kuder. We've long been fans of Pak—both in terms of his creative output but also just as a person. So, having him working on essentially the most recognizable comic book character in the world is super awesome and exciting. The addition of Kuder only sweetens the already sugary delicious deal.
Welcome to What's New in The New 52 – where you, the fans, get a sneak peek at the stuff that crosses our desks. This little feature is a way to keep you all in the loop about what's new, different and exciting in The New 52 – whether it's a character design, cover, splash page or panel.
For the last 75 years, the story of Superman has been carefully crafted by hundreds of writers and artists, each making their own contribution to this iconic character’s rich history. Starting this Wednesday in the pages of the all new series BATMAN/SUPERMAN, it will be writer Greg Pak’s turn to add to the legend of Krypton’s last son.
It’s a great year to be a Superman fan.
Earlier this week, we mentioned that Superman had gathered over 4 million likes on his official Facebook page. That’s an astonishing milestone, and we know that it could only have been possible with the support and love for the character fostered by all of you—the awesome Superman fans who have kept our favorite Kryptonian flying high for 75 years.