Six years ago, the legend of Batman emerged amid the greatest catastrophe Gotham had ever endured. A maniac calling himself The Riddler shut down all electric power mere days before a terrifying superstorm. But the Dark Knight isn’t the only hero to surface during this moment in time known only as the ZERO YEAR!
SPOILER ALERT: If you have not read BATMAN #25 or the ZERO YEAR tie-ins yet and do not wish to know what happens, stop reading this post now (major spoilers ahead!).
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.
During September’s Villains Month event, discover the all-new origin of Parasite in The New 52!
ACTION COMICS readers are familiar with the Hybrid Monster that terrorized the Man of Steel in recent issues. But what happens when someone other than Superman comes into contact with this creature? Hint: it ain’t pretty.