The origin of Starro is revealed in R.E.B.E.L.S. Annual: Starro the Conqueror

Tying into his recent debut in R.E.B.E.L.S., the origin of the real Starro the Conqueror is revealed! Why have we never seen this cosmic barbarian before? And how did he amass his horde of super-soldiers? The stellar answers are all in here from R.E.B.E.L.S. writer Tony Bedard and a variety of top artists (Kalman Andrasofszky, Derec Donovan, Joe Prado and Karl Moline) for each intense chapter! This one-shot story is in stores tomorrow. [gallery]

Mike Grell hits the drawing board for The Warlord

Mike Grell picks up the pencil again for the dazzling 2-part "The Forgotten!" All in Skartaris know Travis Morgan, the Warlord – all except for Morgan himself! Lost in the ruins of a savage city and protecting a girl he doesn't know, the Warlord can't even remember his own name! Good thing he remembers how to fight – or the ape-men of this forgotten world will leave him in an unmarked grave! This issue is drawn and written completely by Mike Grell - look for it in comic shops this week. [gallery]

Doug Moench and Kelley Jones return with Batman: The Unseen

The fan-favorite Bat-team of Doug Moench and Kelley Jones reunite to introduce the newest member of Batman's rogues gallery in this twice-monthly, 5-issue miniseries! Horrible and unexplained murders have Gotham City held captive. Bizarre deaths have been occurring throughout the city, but the perpetrator is unknown. Even when the crimes have been committed in view of witnesses, all that is seen is a glimpse of a weird, skinless "meat-man" who seems to fade away after the crimes. Gotham's only hope is their Dark Knight Detective, but how can Batman find and fight an Invisible Man?

Weekly Wonder Woman Tally: 465

Well, we’re in week three of coverage of the WONDER WOMAN #600 campaign and, guess what? We now have 461--wait, hold on . . . here's 4 more--make that 465 postcards sent in from fans asking for WONDER WOMAN’s numbering to be reverted to #600 at the appropriate time. That's right, the postcard tally is rising daily as we're up over 100 from last week! So, if you too want to see this happen, keep ‘em coming. Send your postcards to this address: WONDER WOMAN #600 c/o Dan DiDio 1700 Broadway New York, NY, 10019 And, of course, stay tuned to The Source for more updates and info.

DC Nation on the road with Sattler part 1

How's it going DC Nation? This is DCU Senior Story Editor Ian Sattler coming to you from Long Beach, California. We're trying something new on The Source this week and I think it's gonna be fun for all of us as long as I don't crash my car...but I'm getting ahead of myself.

Superman: World of New Krypton #8 preview

On a mission in space, Superman and his fellow Kryptonians encounter the might of the Thanagarian Army. Can Superman keep things peaceful between the two races – or will The Man of Steel discover that Hawkman's legendary temper is shared by all his people? Written by James Robinson and Greg Rucka, with art by Pete Woods and Ron Randall, issue #8 hits stands on 10/7. [gallery]

Take a sneak peek at Red Tornado #2

He thought he was alone, but Red Tornado's on track to meet the family he never knew he had! And in issue #2 of the 6-issue miniseries, Red Tornado discovers the next member: Red Torpedo! Hold on to your hats as this exciting new series from writer Kevin VanHook and artist Jose Luisí whips up a zephyr of excitement! The issue features a cover by Ed and Mariah Benes. Check it out on October 7th. [gallery]

The heroes take a dark turn in CRY FOR JUSTICE #4

How far would you go for justice? That's the question writer James Robinson and Mauro Cascioli continue to ask, as the heroes have found themselves turning to darker tactics in their search for retribution. Starman and Congorilla have captured the killers who took down some of their friends, but now what do they do with them? Meanwhile, Green Lantern and company wrestle with the idea of torturing villains for information in order to save lives. We've got a few of Mauro's lovely painted pages right here to whet your appetite.