They’re fought Superman separately. They’ve teamed up and fought him together. Now Lex Luthor and Brainiac set their sights on a new enemy – each other! Two of the Man of Steel’s greatest foes duke it out the cover of ACTION COMICS #899 by David Finch and Ryan Winn.
Did anyone really think that Larfleeze would just forgive and forget Lex Luthor trying to steal his Orange Lantern back in Blackest Night? Check out a preview of the rematch we've all been waiting a year for and catch its results in ACTION COMICS #898, on sale next week. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
You might have noticed it's Valentine's Day. Maybe you have big plans for tonight or maybe you're avoiding the holiday and wish I hadn't brought it up. The DC Universe is full of interesting couples: Clark Kent and Lois Lane, Aquaman and Mera, Barry Allen and Iris West, the Hawks. Hey, Catman and Huntress have a big date coming up, so we'll see where that leads... But what about the world's smartest man? I e-mailed Paul Cornell to ask him how Lex Luthor might me spending the day. Here's what he had to say:
After all the excitement for REIGN OF DOOMSDAY we received after sharing Kenneth Rocafort’s awesome cover to ACTION COMICS #901, we know you’re anxious for more. Click below for this month’s Superman solicits: ACTION COMICS #901 Written by PAUL CORNELL
We've shown a tiny bit of Action Comics #897's Lex Luthor / Joker match-up, but the issue's just too good not to share more of it in advance. That Paul Cornell and Pete Woods are able to capture everything we love about these two deranged villains so well in a single scene really speaks wonders about just how great they've been on this book. ACTION COMICS #897 is on sale Wednesday. (You can place your guesses at the answers to The Joker's riddles in the comments below.) [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
Nine hundred issues is a significant milestone. Come this spring, ACTION COMICS will be the first—and only—comic book series with nine hundred issues under its belt. Here are 6 items of breaking news about this historic anniversary issue: 1. ACTION COMICS 900 continues the epic Reign of Doomsday storyline. 2. There’s a contribution by famed SUPERMAN THE MOVIE director, Richard Donner; 3. A story by the screenwriter of THE DARK KNIGHT, David Goyer;
Action Comics hits a big milestone issue this year, and it only seems appropriate it gets a top-notch cover from a top-notch artist. Without further ado, David Finch's cover to ACTION COMICS #900: Superman versus (I'll argue) his greatest villain. How much more apropos can you get for a landmark cover to Action Comics?