It’s Thanksgiving week here in the States, and we can’t wait to carve into the turkey and cut off a slice of delicious pumpkin pie. Or two. Or maybe three. (Hey, Thanksgiving only comes once a year, okay?! Yeesh!) But before we do that, we’ll be dropping in to the local comic shop and bidding a fond farewell to Geoff Johns as he departs Atlantis in AQUAMAN #26, his final issue as series writer.
When BATMAN #666 was released in 2007, readers saw an adult incarnation of Damian Wayne as Batman. This month, this possible future will be revisited and explored in an all-new 4-issue limited series from Damian’s co-creator, Andy Kubert.
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.
Today, DC Comics debuted a 30 second commercial for the BEFORE WATCHMEN Deluxe Editions with the NEW YORK POST.
The commercial, featuring artwork from the acclaimed stories by some of the best writers and artists in the industry will begin airing on cable stations this week.
But that's not all, it will also be running on the Jumbotron in Times Square beginning July 16th!
This September, The Joker will once again get the last laugh.
During Villains Month, witness an untold tale of The Joker that takes place before any of the #1 issues in DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. Written by Andy Kubert and illustrated by Andy Clarke, this unique one-shot will not only hint at a possible origin for The Joker, but will also feature the origin of a classic Batman villain who folks might not suspect as having ties to the Clown Prince of Crime.
Above, check out Clarke’s design for The Joker.
Happy 4th of July!
The highly anticipated BEFORE WATCHMEN Deluxe Edition hardcover collections arrive this summer!
A new age of “Wonders” is dawning.
This May, EARTH 2 ANNUAL #1 will fly into stores. Written by James Robinson and illustrated by Yildiray Cinar, CAFU, and Julius Gopez, EARTH 2 ANNUAL #1 features a stunning cover by Andy Kubert, and introduces the new Batman of Earth 2!
"Little did I suspect when I accepted the BATMAN writing assignment back in 2006 that I’d wind up spending the next six years writing the longest continued comic story I’ve ever attempted. I thought I’d said most of what I had to say about the character with Arkham Asylum, Gothic, and Batman’s appearances in JLA. Clearly, I was wrong.