Roll Call! Six Characters to Keep an Eye On During Dark Nights: Metal

Now that you’ve made it through both DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and DARK DAYS: THE CASTING, it’s time to really start digging into the nitty-gritty before the event itself, DARK NIGHTS: METAL, explodes across the DC Universe this summer.

And there’s definitely a lot to sort through. With just two prelude books, Metal has already managed to set the stage for the next year of Rebirth in a major way. It might even feel a little bit intimidating if you’re trying to come at the event with all your super heroic homework done and ready to go.

The Five Biggest Mysteries of Dark Days: The Forge

It’s finally here! The prelude to Rebirth’s next massive crossover event, DARK NIGHTS: METAL, has officially begun with DARK DAYS: THE FORGE. And, as you probably could have guessed by the appropriately heavy naming scheme in play here, it doesn’t pull any punches.

John Romita, Jr. Brings the DC Universe to Life

April is known for spring rain showers, practical jokes and the start of the NBA and NHL Playoffs, but in 2016, the fourth month of the year will also be known for John Romita, Jr. That’s because the legendary artist the subject of our latest variant cover theme. This April will bring with it 26 different John Romita, Jr. variant covers gracing titles that include the obvious Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Justice League, but also Grayson, Titans Hunt, Red Hood/Arsenal, We Are Robin and Superman: Lois and Clark!

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Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade: John Romita, Jr. Discusses His New Dark Knight Comic

Nearly thirty years ago, Frank Miller introduces us to an older, far more wizened Batman late in his career. But the newest Dark Knight project, Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade, will take us back to over ten years before this classic work, when Batman was still actively fighting crime with his previous Robin, Jason Todd, at his side, revealing the previously untold story of how Jason met his end in Frank Miller’s Dark Knight universe and featuring the first appearance of Miller’s Joker since his death in The Dark Knight Returns.

A Convergence of Covers

With the release of today’s eleven new Convergence titles, we’ve reached the climactic final week of this unprecedented world-shattering—sorry, make that worlds-shattering comic book event.  With all of reality unraveling, it’ll fall on a collective of heroes from all eras and avenues of the DC Universe to do what they can to save our existence. Will they be able to do it? What sort of universe will await us when it’s all over?

DC Sneak Peeks: Batman, Superman and Justice League

All month long we’ve been releasing sneak peeks of our June comics. You can look for most of them in the back of our Convergence titles and right here on DCComics.com. However, three of these sneak peeks first ran in DIVERGENCE, the special title we released for Free Comic Book Day on May 2nd, and haven’t appeared on the DC Comics website…until now. Below, you can read original, eight-page standalone stories for Batman, Superman and Justice League. These aren't excerpts from the June issues—these are original short stories that set up what awaits you next month. Enjoy!

Superman: New Power, New Printing!

Last week, SUPERMAN #38 revealed the Man of Steel’s new power—the Super Flare. Unlocked during a battle with the super-villain Ulysses, the Super Flare is a destructive, large-scale blast of intense heat capable of incinerating everything within a quarter mile. It also—at least so far—depletes Superman’s cells of solar energy, leaving him powerless for about a day.

DC All Access - Bonus Clip - Superman Behind-the-Scenes w/ Klaus Janson

Can you imagine drawing over a work of art? Well, Klaus Janson does it every day. In this exclusive DC All Access clip, Tiffany goes behind-the-scene on Superman with legendary inker Janson, who sheds some light on his collaboration with John Romita, Jr. and even lets Tiffany ink a Superman page! (Well...kind of.)

To buy Superman #35: http://www.dccomics.com/comics/superman-2011/superman-35

To read Superman digitally: https://www.readdcentertainment.com/Superman-2011/comics-series/6638

Tiffany’s wardrobe provided by Black Milk: http://us.blackmilkclothing.com/

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